Courses & Programs

Music Theory 1 [C]

COURSE CODE: MUS 105

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: MUS 100 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent

A study of the theoretical principles, formal designs, and stylistic tendencies associated with the Western music from the 18th century to present. The course emphasizes music analysis, written exercises using computer notation software, and creative composition.Theory 1: Includes a review of the fundamentals, followed by figured bass, Roman numeral analysis, cadences, nonchord tones, instrument transportations and melodic and textual organization.Courses must be taken in sequence. Prerequisites: MUS 100 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent