Apr 20, 2024  
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025 
    
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025
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MUTH 120 - Introduction to Music Theory

FC CNDP
4 credits
This intensive and immersive course is designed to build fluency with melodic and rhythmic notation. Students will gain fluency with key signatures and collections, scales, intervals, harmony, clefs, time signatures, and types of meter; will learn better to hear, read, notate, analyze, and perform characteristic melodic and rhythmic structures; explore different analytical strategies for analyzing works from diverse repertoires; and hone their skills listening to, writing about, and interpreting music. Upon successful completion of the course students will be equipped to enter MUTH 131. Placement by Music Theory Placement Test 1. Preference given to students for whom music theory is a required subject. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: ESOL 120 (for students in ESOL sequence).
This course is appropriate for new students.



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