|Music Theory||8 hours|
|MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory||3 hours|
|MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship||1 hour|
|MUSIC 1630 Theory II||3 hours|
|MUSIC 1640 Basic Musicianship II||1 hour|
|Music History/Literature||3 hours|
|MUSIC 1800 Music Appreciation or
MUSIC 2810 World Music Cultures
|Four semesters of applied music in the same instrument||4-8 hours|
|Four semesters of major large ensemble||4 hours|
|Music Electives||2-3 hours|
|MUSIC 1000 Recitals
A review of the fundamentals of music (scales, key signatures, intervals) and the presentation of triads and their harmonic and melodic implications.
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.
Pre or corequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory.
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 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory or permission of the instructor.
Continuation of MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 1620 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. The fieldwork project (and experiential learning component) for this class requires some off-campus activities to be arranged by the student.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and permission from the instructor.