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Music: Music Theory Fundamentals

MU 009 OL1 (CRN: 60448)

3 Credit Hours

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About MU 009 OL1

Fundamentals of music notation, rhythm, melody, scales, and harmony. A course for non-majors or for students preparing to enter MU 109. May not be counted toward the major.


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Dates: May 22 - June 30, 2017

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Section Description

The purpose of this course is for students to develop understanding of and skill in music theory fundamentals - including music notation, rhythm, melody, scales, and harmony. Objectives are to demonstrate understanding of musical concepts involving: • pitch • rhythm • meter • notation • major and minor scales • key signatures • intervals • triads • dominant seventh chords • music analysis • songwriting

Section Expectation

Students are expected to engage fully in class activities on Blackboard, as well as with the text and it's online interactive companion, CourseMate. Text information is as follows: Duckworth, W. A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals (11th Edition) – with CourseMate. Cengage Learning.


Class Participation as demonstrated through the “Engagement Tracker” in CourseMate – 30% Class Participation through Blackboard’s “Discussion Board” questions and answers – 10% Tutorial Quizzes (one for each of the 15 chapters) - 10% Tests (2 – midterm and final) – 20% each Songwriting assignment – 10% Students are expected to keep up with the week-by-week assignment schedule. Once a new week has started (on Mondays), work from the previous week will be viewed as late and will only be eligible for half credit. Discussion Board questions and answers submitted after noon on the Friday of the week in which they are assigned will not receive credit.




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