This course in Theory of Music is the second semester of a four-semester/two-year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor. The first year includes the basic materials of music: the structures of tonality, harmonic progression, and the technique of harmonization. Students are required to complete and analyze music using practices listed above. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites MUS 101
, MUS 103
, MUS 106
; or equivalent competency
Corequisites MUS 104
, MUS 107
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify music theory terminology used in 4- part voice leading, non-chord tones, and secondary functions.
- Label diatonic triads and seventh chords as well as secondary dominant and secondary leading-tone chords and non-chord tones in composition excerpts.
- Demonstrate use of all musical elements studied thus far through written examples.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- See themselves as artists.
- Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
- Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Learning How to Learn:
- Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
- Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
- Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
- Read study effectively.
- Frame useful questions.
- Develop educational goals.
- Direct/regulate their own learning.
- Learn through collaboration.