|Music Theory||8 hours|
|MUSIC 001 Fundamentals of Music Theory||3 hours|
|MUSIC 002 Theory II||3 hours|
|MUSIC 003 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship||1 hours|
|MUSIC 004 Basic Musicianship II||1 hours|
|Music and Cuiture||3 hours|
Choose one of the following:
|Four semesters of applied music in the same instrument||4-8 hours|
|Four semesters of a music ensemble||4 hours|
|Music Electives||2-3 hours|
|MUSIC 055 Recitals
A review of the fundamentals of music (scales, key signatures, intervals) and the presentation of triads and their harmonic and melodic implications.
A continuation of Theory I including inversions of triads, non-harmonic tones, dominant seventh chords, and their resolutions. Emphasis is on four-part writing and analysis of music from the Common Practice Period.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 001 Fundamentals of Music Theory or permission of the instructor.
A graded course in the fundamentals of sight-singing; sight-reading, and ear training. Exercises in rhythm; meter; clef-reading; scales; intervals; error correction; singing of single melodies; duets and simple harmonic patterns; drills in rhythmic and melodic coordination; and rhythmic, melodic, and elementary harmonic dictation.
Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): MUSIC 001 Fundamentals of Music Theory.
Continuation of MUSIC 003 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 003 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship or permission of the instructor.
An introduction to the art of music with emphasis on aural skills, historical styles, musical forms, and the general literature of music. Not open to music majors.
(Normally offered alternate fall semesters.)
Key cultural concepts are used to explore music from selected global case studies. Social, cultural, and historical contexts are examined in relation to musical materials and their application in various traditions and repertoires.
This course will provide an overview of the uses and meanings of music in the development of film during the past century. It will examine the many different ways that directors, composers, and musicians applied music to the moving image during this period and how music has come to impact the film experience since the introduction of sound. Prerequisites: None
From Hildegard von Bingen to Nicki Minaj, this course examines the ways in which social constructions of gender have shaped the interpretation, reception, and historical narratives of popular, classical, and traditional musical styles. Through historiography and musical analysis, we will discuss systems of domination and subordination along with stereotyped and biased assumptions about women and men pertinent to the music of specific cultures and time periods.
No credit. Pass/Fail only.