Music

Courses

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.

MUS 2002. Music Theory III. 4 hrs.

Continuation of MUS 1012. Completion of diatonic harmony. Introduction to chromatic harmony. Emphasis on part writing and analysis, continuation of aural skills; ear training, rhythmic and melodic 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 1012.

MUS 2012. Music Theory IV. 4 hrs.

Continuation of MUS 2002. Application of analytical techniques through the study of formal designs of the common-practice period. Continuation, sight singing using the movable do solfege, and basic keyboard skills. NOTE: Music majors must be concurrently enrolled in applied music lessons. Prerequisite: MUS 2002.