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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
  May 05, 2021
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This class provides a comprehensive introduction to reading and understanding tonal music. It is intended for music majors preparing to enter the music theory sequence, or for non-majors who wish to learn to better understand and produce musical notation. Topics include pitch, rhythm and meter, scales, intervals, chords, and harmony. By the end of this semester, you will be able to identify basic harmonic progressions and musical forms both visually and aurally. Prior experience with music theory is neither required nor assumed.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Attributes: DSAS The Arts General Ed. Requirement, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Humanistic GE. Req.

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