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MUSC& 143 Music Theory III (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly MUSIC 114 - CCN

Prerequisite MUSC& 142  with at least a 1.5 grade or the equivalent.

Course Description
Intended to follow Music Theory II, this course includes more advanced principles regarding chords, chord progressions, figured-bass, melodic construction, part-writing, and aural skills. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 183 is strongly recommended.

Student Outcomes
1. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss, and/or compose music using non-harmonic tones.
2. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss, and/or compose dominant seventh and supertonic seventh chords.
3. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss, and/or compose melodies involving elements of extension and double phrase.
4. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss, and/or compose cadences.
5. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss, and/or compose harmonic sequences.
6. Take dictation in the following areas of ear-training: melodic dictation, error detection in melodies, scale degrees, intervals, chords and chord progressions, scales, rhythmic dictation.
7. Play, sing, analyze, dictate, notate, spell, discuss, and/or compose music that features secondary dominant chords and elementary modulation.
8. Demonstrate the importance of practice and study in the acquisition of MUSC&143 student outcomes.



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