MUS 1000. Music Appreciation. 3 hrs.
A survey course covering the history of music. Intended to broaden the students understanding of music as an essential component of culture. Course work is divided into three categories: study of elements and fundamentals, study of music history and context in which major works were created, and listening. Lecture, three hours per week. IAI: F1 901.
MUS 1002. Music Theory I. 4 hrs.
Introductory study of the basic elements of music theory. Coursework is divided into two categories: study of music theory, rhythm, triads, seventh chords and diatonic harmony and aural skills; the development of proficiency in ear training and sight singing using the movable do solfege. Lecture, three hours per week; lab 2 hours per week. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of music reading.
MUS 1012. Music Theory II. 4 hrs.
Continuation of MUS 1002. Continuation of diatonic harmony, part writing and analysis. Continuation of aural skills; ear training, rhythmic dictation and sight singing using the movable do solfege. Lecture, three hours per week; lab, two hours per week. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: MUS 1002.