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MUS 103 - Music Theory Review

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Intensive review of music fundamentals. Includes clefs and basic pitch notation, scales, key signatures, intervals, and triads.

Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of two credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate basic literacy writing music notation using notes and pitch classes.
  2. Develop and demonstrate basic literacy identifying major and minor scales.
  3. Identify and construct major and minor key signatures using scale degree names.
  4. Demonstrate and analyze basic intervallic structures.
  5. Demonstrate basic literacy writing and identifying the four types of triads: major, minor, diminished, and augmented.

  1. Clefs and Basic Pitch Notation
    1. Clefs
    2. Notes
    3. Enharmonic equivalents
    4. Pitch Class
  2. Scales
    1. Major
    2. Natural minor
    3. Harmonic minor
    4. Melodic minor
  3. Key Signatures
    1. Flats
    2. Sharps
    3. Scale degree nomenclature
  4. Intervals
    1. Perfect system
    2. Major system
  5. Triads
    1. Major
    2. Minor
    3. Augmented
    4. Diminished

Effective Term:
Spring 2017

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