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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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MUS 1110 - Music Theory I

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): MUS 1010 or a passing score on the Music Theory 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 the elements of diatonic music commonly found in classical, jazz, and popular music styles, including Roman numeral and lead sheet analysis, and phrase structure and grouping. Aural and visual recognition of materials is emphasized.

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