MUS 171 Music Theory I
PRISM #
3256
Credits
3
Format
LEC
Days
MW 02:30PM – 03:45PM
Instructor
Suarez,Jeff
Room
WCC129
Final Exam
12-18-17 1:00PM- 3:00PM
Section
L001
Session
Regular Academic Session
Start Date
9/5/2017
End Date
12/22/2017
Class Type
Standard
Open Seats
16

Description

A detailed study of the development of Western Music's structural techniques and basic compositional components through the study and analysis of harmony and an introduction to counterpoint. Notation, rhythm, major and minor keys, modes, root position triads, inverted chords, non-harmonic tones and an introduction to part writing will be studied. Includes keyboard work to examine, explore and understand the materials studied. Open to all students with consent of instructor. Required of students planning a music major or minor. Music majors and minors must enroll concurrently in MUS 181 to meet aural skills requirement. Prereq: Cons. instr. FA

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Special Notes

Associate Degree Requirements

Fine Arts