Music Fundamentals


This course presents the rudiments of music: elements of notation, the staff, the clefs, scales, chromatic signs, intervals and their inversions, rhythms and rhythmic patterns, time and key signatures, and basic chords and chord structures. Required of MUSC 151 Music Theory I students who lack college-level proficiency in music. Passing the Music Fundamentals Proficiency Test with a grade of "C" or higher is a condition to being in good standing as a music major and is a prerequisite for MUSC 152 Theory II. Meets concurrently with 151. Determination by placement test. Restricted to music majors and minors only. Credits not applicable toward graduation.