Dec 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 145 - Theory 2

Basic theoretical concepts dealing with fundamental elements of common-practice period melody, harmony, rhythm, and voice leading as demonstrated through analytical and compositional perspectives. This course is the second in the six-course harmony sequence. Courses must be taken in sequence.

Prerequisites: MUS 144 and MUS 144A with grades of C or higher. Co-requisite: MUS 145A and MUS 152A or MUS 153A.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply fundamental concepts through written comprehension of clefs, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, seventh chords, figured bass, phrase structure, and cadence types.
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of harmonic function and progression.
  • Identify a variety of rhythmic patterns.
  • Write major and minor scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords, realize figured bass, diagram phrase structure, and cadence types.

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