Course Topics

MUS 121: Theory I

An intensive study of music fundamentals and materials followed by an introduction to part writing in two voices (counterpoint). Activities include written exercises, keyboard exercises, composition exercises, and the analysis of musical examples. Music 131is the honors section of Theory 1.

MUS 122: Theory II

A continuation of Theory I. Covers part-writing in four voices, harmonic function, phrase structure, sequences, the harmonization of melodies and basses, and an introduction to chromatic harmony. Activities include written exercises, keyboard exercises, composition exercises, and the analysis of musical examples. Music 132 is the honors section for Theory II.

MUS 130, 230, 330, 430: Private Instruction: Oboe

For music majors in varied years of study. Non-majors and music majors in their secondary areas may register for these courses with consent of instructor. Studio seminars may be required. Additional fees will be assessed for these courses.