Music Theory I
Course Code: MUT1111
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:A study of the fundamentals of music, including clefs, accidentals, enharmonics, and scales. Students will study chordal construction, figured bass, Roman numerals, pop chord symbols, cadences, and non-chord tones. Included are written assignments and class drills.
MUT 1001 or consent of instructor.
Dr. Josh Martin
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Music in Theory and Practice, Bruce Benward & Marilyn Saker, 9th edition, 2014. McGraw Hill. ISBN: 9780078025150.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Area 5: Humanities
College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture
H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements
H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
Music Studies Competency: Compare, analyze, appreciate and demonstrate works of music while applying foundational knowledge and skills; including the ability to work independently and collaboratively to prepare performances at the highest possible level.
Mu-1 Create new works of music
|Course-level Student Learning Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|Identify basic musical elements from the common practice period (1600-1900).||H1, H2, H3||Quizzes, Tests, Homework, Cumulative Final, Written Assignments|
|Compose music using effective musical notation.||H2, H3, Mu1|
|Demonstrate proper usage of musical harmony.||H1, H2, H3|
|Analyze music literature.||H1, H2, H3|
Students will be given daily homework assignments and projects. These will be discussed in class. There will be quizzes covering terms from each chapter. There will be 3 Tests and one comprehensive Final Exam.
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