MUS 102
Introduction to Music Theory Fall 2022
Division I

Class Details

The course presents an introduction to the materials and structures of music. Through a variety of applied and theoretical exercises and projects, students will develop an understanding of the elements of music (e.g. pitch, scales, triads, rhythm, meter, and their notation) and explore their combination and interaction in the larger-scale organization of works of classical, jazz and popular music (i.e. harmony, counterpoint, form, rhetoric). Practical musicianship skills will be developed through singing, keyboard, and rhythmic exercises.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 16
Expected: 16
Class#: 1873
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: regular worksheets (1-2 pages), written and applied quizzes, three model composition projects, midterm and final exam, participation
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first-year students
Distributions: Division I

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