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MUSC 003A: Music Theory Level 1

Course Description

This course incorporates and develops the following concepts, through guided composition and analysis: rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; diatonic chord function; basic cadential formulas and phrase structure; dominant sevenths; figured bass symbols; and non-harmonic tones. Development of skills in handwritten notation is expected.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: MUSC 005

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C1- Arts
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3A- Arts
  • C-ID: MUS 120 - Music Theory I
Last Updated 7/19/23