Fundamentals of Music Theory I (MUS 133.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
MUS 133 01 September 2019 Gregory Marion
MUS 133 01 September 2018
MUS 133 01 September 2017
MUS 133 01 September 2016


Addresses theoretical musical concepts fundamental to the discipline of music. This includes fluency in clef reading, fluency in tertian diatonic harmony (chords and scales), figured bass, 2 species part writing, and an understanding of a variety of other fundamental musical concepts such as basic acoustics, intervals, scales, tonality, tempo, meter, beat, syncopation and so on.


MUS 113.

Permission of the department required.


MUS 101 or passing grade (65%) Music Theory Entrance Examination.


MUS 120.


Students with credit for MUS 113 may not take MUS 133 for credit.

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