3 courses:
  • MU-103

    Basics of Music Theory I

    Understanding and Creating Music I explores music theory - how music functions - with an eye toward composing. Students will learn to recognize and create music with intervals, scales, chords, harmonic progressions, rhythms, and other musical materials. The course will teach students to read music visually and to identify music aurally. Throughout the course, students will put their new skills to work in composing their own music.
  • MU-104

    Basics of Music Theory II

    Understanding and Creating Music II explores music theory-how music functions-with an eye toward composing. Students will learn to recognize and create music with extended formal structure, diatonic harmonies, and cadences. The course will teach students to read more complicated music visually and to identify more complex music aurally. Throughout the course, students will put their new skills to work in composing their own music.
  • MU-105

    Introduction to Music

    This course will give a broad overview of the elements of music. It covers basic note-reading techniques, music theory, identification of instrumentation, genre and musical forms, as well as an historic overview of music. An important element of this course is listening to and examining musical master works from a variety of periods and styles. At the conclusion of the course, students will be prepared for more advanced study in music theory, history, and applied music.