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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 133 - Theory I

Prerequisites, pass freshman diagnostic examination in theory, or MUS 098 . This course covers music notation, rhythm, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, seventh chords and figured bass and diatonic harmonic progression. Exercises in species counterpoint. Four-part voice-leading and simple compositional exercises including non-harmonic tones. Diatonic harmonic analysis from 18th and early 19th century literature. Introduction to chromaticism. Secondary functions including four-part voice leading. MUS 133 can be met by passing the appropriate section of the music theory placement exam. (Offered fall semester.) 2 credits