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MUS 108: Music Fundamentals (3 credits)

Course Description

A basic music theory course. Emphasis on learning basic concepts involved in reading and writing music. Notation and reading of simple and compound rhythm, pitch, intervals and triads. Application to performance. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and write the basic components of Western music notation.
  • Apply basic theoretical components of Western music notation to written examples of music.
  • Notate and read basic melodic and rhythmic patterns in both simple and compound meters.
  • Use the components of music in both the performance and creation of music.
  • Compose and harmonize two melodies of at least 32 measures.

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