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2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

MUSC 109 Advanced Music Theory II

3 credits 45.0 hours
100 level undergraduate course

Advanced Music Theory II is the second in a sequence of courses designed to develop a student’s understanding of music theory including an intensive study of scales, intervals, chords of various types, diatonic and chromatic harmonic progression and modulation, and the analysis of musical forms, including contrapuntal techniques and atonal forms. Students will get an overview of the history of Western music through listening assignments and analysis, and will compose pieces using the techniques learned, including techniques developed in the 20th and 21st centuries. Students will compose original works based on these techniques.

Prerequisites MUSC*108

Priority enrollment to majors in the School of Music.
This course is not repeatable for credit.