Course Topics

Theory I (MUS 121)
An intensive study of music fundamentals and materials. Includes written exercises, original composition, and the analysis of musical examples. Keyboard exercises and computer-assisted instructional materials are integrated into the course. Music 131 is the honors section of Theory 1.

Honors Theory I (MUS 131)
Honors section of Theory 1.

Ear Training I (MUS 121L)
A study including sightsinging, rhythmic performance, dictation (melodic, harmonic, rhythmic), and related skills, all designed to develop the student's musical ear to the highest degree possible. Music 131L is the honors section of Ear Training I.

Honors Ear Training I (MUS 131L)
Honors section of Ear Training 1.

Theory II (MUS 122)
A continuation of Theory I. Includes modulation, small forms, and variation technique. Keyboard exercises and computer-assisted instructional materials are integrated into the course. Music 132 is the honors section for Theory II.

Honors Theory II (MUS 132)
A continuation of Theory I. Includes modulation, small forms, and variation technique. Keyboard exercises and computer-assisted instructional materials are integrated into the course.

Ear Training II (MUS 122L)
Continuation of Mus 121L. Taken concurrently with Mus 122. Music 132L is the honors section of Ear Training II.

Honors Ear Training II (MUS 132L)
Honors section of Ear Training II.

Ear Training III (MUS 231L)
A study including sightsinging, rhythmic performance, keyboard and improvisation exercises, dictation (melodic, harmonic, rhythmic), and related skills, all designed to develop the student's musical ear to the highest degree possible. Taken concurrently with Music 231.