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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 1110 - Music Theory I

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): MUS 1010 or MUS 1020 or a passing score on the Music Theory I Placement Exam (see Department)

Corequisite(s): MUS 1120 and MUS 161B

Description: This course is the study of the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, textural, and formal elements of music through analysis and composition and the development of reading and hearing skills as they relate to these elements. It covers diatonic music based on the triad including tonic and dominant harmony, phrase structure and grouping, and melodic figuration and dissonance. Aural recognition of materials is emphasized.

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