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    Sep 24, 2022  
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MUSC& 141 Music Theory I (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly MUSIC 110 - CCN

Course Description
Music literacy and aural skills including: key and time signatures, intervals, triad construction, counterpoint and voice leading. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 181 is strongly recommended.

Student Outcomes
1. Play, sing, notate, and compose pitches on the staff and keyboard.
2. Play, sing, analyze, notate, spell, discuss, and compose intervals.
3. Play, sing, analyze, notate, spell, discuss, and compose major and minor scales and degrees.
4. Analyze, spell, discuss, and compose the circle of fifths.
5. Analyze, discuss, and relate key signatures to their parallel and relative keys.
6. Aurally recognize scale degrees, intervals, chords (major, minor, augmented and diminished) and scales (major, and the 3 varieties of minor).
7. Take dictation of simple melodies and rhythms.
8. Analyze, notate, spell, discuss and compose chords and their inversions.
9. Analyze, notate, and discuss figured bass symbols.



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