Music

Music Theory 8 hours
Music Minor (21-26 hours)
MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory 3 hours
MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship 1 hour
MUSIC 1630 Music Theory II 3 hours
MUSIC 1640 Musicianship II 1 hour
Music History/Literature 3 hours
MUSIC 1800 Music Appreciation or
MUSIC 2810 World Music Cultures
3 hours
Performance 10-15 hours
Four semesters of applied music in the same instrument 4-8 hours
Four semesters of major large ensemble 4 hours
Music Electives 2-3 hours
MUSIC 1000 Recitals
(four semesters)
0 hours

 

MUSIC 1000 Recitals (0 hours)

Student must attend 15 approved recitals, concerts, or performances during the semester. Pass/Fail only.

MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory (3 hours)

A review of the fundamentals of music (scales, key signatures, intervals) and the presentation of triads and their harmonic and melodic implications.

MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship (1 hour)

A graded course in the fundamentals of sight-singing; sight-reading, and ear training. Exercises in rhythm; meter; clef-reading; scales; intervals; error correction; singing of single melodies; duets and simple harmonic patterns; drills in rhythmic and melodic coordination; and rhythmic, melodic, and elementary harmonic dictation.
Corequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory.

MUSIC 1630 Music Theory II (3 hours)

A continuation of MUSIC 1610 I including inversions of triads, non-harmonic tones, dominant seventh chords, and their resolutions. Emphasis is on four-part writing and analysis of music from the Common Practice Period.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory or permission of the instructor.

MUSIC 1640 Musicianship II (1 hour)

Continuation of MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory and MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship or permission of the instructor.
Corequisite(s): MUSIC 1630 Music Theory II.

MUSIC 1800 Music Appreciation (3 hours)

An introduction to the art of music with emphasis on aural skills, historical styles, musical forms, and the general literature of music. Not open to music majors.
(Normally offered alternate fall semesters)

MUSIC 2810 World Music Cultures (3 hours)

Key cultural concepts are used to explore music from selected global case studies. Social, cultural, and historical contexts are examined in relation to musical materials and their application in various traditions and repertoires. The fieldwork project (and experiential learning component) for this class requires some off-campus activities to be arranged by the student.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and permission from instructor.

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Discourse Instructive
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Diversity Instructive: Global
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Experiential Learning: Exploratory
Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Identity Thread
MUSIC 1000 Recitals (0 hours)

Student must attend 15 approved recitals, concerts, or performances during the semester. Pass/Fail only.

MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory (3 hours)

A review of the fundamentals of music (scales, key signatures, intervals) and the presentation of triads and their harmonic and melodic implications.

MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship (1 hour)

A graded course in the fundamentals of sight-singing; sight-reading, and ear training. Exercises in rhythm; meter; clef-reading; scales; intervals; error correction; singing of single melodies; duets and simple harmonic patterns; drills in rhythmic and melodic coordination; and rhythmic, melodic, and elementary harmonic dictation.
Corequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory.

MUSIC 1630 Music Theory II (3 hours)

A continuation of MUSIC 1610 I including inversions of triads, non-harmonic tones, dominant seventh chords, and their resolutions. Emphasis is on four-part writing and analysis of music from the Common Practice Period.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory or permission of the instructor.

MUSIC 1640 Musicianship II (1 hour)

Continuation of MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 1610 Fundamentals of Music Theory and MUSIC 1620 Fundamentals of Basic Musicianship or permission of the instructor.
Corequisite(s): MUSIC 1630 Music Theory II.

MUSIC 1800 Music Appreciation (3 hours)

An introduction to the art of music with emphasis on aural skills, historical styles, musical forms, and the general literature of music. Not open to music majors.
(Normally offered alternate fall semesters)

MUSIC 2810 World Music Cultures (3 hours)

Key cultural concepts are used to explore music from selected global case studies. Social, cultural, and historical contexts are examined in relation to musical materials and their application in various traditions and repertoires. The fieldwork project (and experiential learning component) for this class requires some off-campus activities to be arranged by the student.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and permission from instructor.

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Discourse Instructive
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Diversity Instructive: Global
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Experiential Learning: Exploratory
Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Identity Thread