MUSIC 101 Music Theory I

This course, through guided composition and analysis, incorporates the following concepts: rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; diatonic chords, basic cadential formulas and phrase structure; dominant seventh; figured bass symbols; and non-harmonic tones. Development of skills in handwritten notation is expected.

The lab portion of this course applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory I through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation. (C-ID MUS 120 and MUS 125)

Units: 4.00

Offered: (Fa)

UC, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 48 hours per semester