MUS 140: Music Theory I

online available

In this course, students will learn musical form, rhythm, meter, pitch notation, analysis of compositional elements, and the creative use of music. Students will also explore the basic concepts of self-motivated learning as it applies to music theory and career-life building. This course is designed to give prospective musicians (hobbyist to professional) a basic foundation in music listening, reading and writing musical notation, as well as understanding keys, scales, and chords for their self-selected needs. Students taking this course should have an interest in playing or advancing musical vocabulary and applying music theory.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytimeoffered at nighttime
Blended classes also available
offered in the daytime
Blended classes also available
offered in the daytimeoffered at nighttime
Blended classes also available

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytimeoffered at nighttime
Blended classes also available
offered in the daytime
Blended classes also available
offered in the daytimeoffered at nighttime
Blended classes also available

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 2/2/22

The annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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