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MUSC 003B: Music Theory Level 2

Course Description

This course continues the concepts presented in MUSC 003A Music Theory Level I. Through guided theory applications and analysis, the course includes: an introduction to two-part counterpoint; voice leading involving four-part chorale writing; diatonic harmony; and an introduction to secondary/applied chords and modulation. Music majors are required to take MUSC 020B concurrently with this course. Non-majors are encouraged but not required to take MUSC 020B concurrent with this course. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 030A/B Beginning Piano is strongly encouraged for all students.

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 003A

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 130 - Music Theory II
    MUS 135 - Musicianship II
Last Updated 7/19/23