MUTC 201 – Chromatic Harmony and Compound Forms - the final examination of tonal music theory, including advanced harmonic writing and analysis (augmented sixth chords, Neapolitan sixth chords, other altered chords, and ninth chords), style period analysis concentrated on the Classical and Romantic periods, sonata form and contrapuntal techniques, including fugue.
MUSI 115 – Introduction to Music Theory - the first semester of the four-semester music theory sequence required for music majors. Music notation, rhythm and meter, scales, key signatures, intervals, chords, cadences, and figured bass. Limited to three attempts.
MUSI 100 – Fundamentals of Music – Study of musical notation, interval and triad construction, reading of treble and bass clefs, scale construction, rhythm, elementary sight singing and ear training, and application at keyboard.
MUSI 532 – Graduate Music History Review I – Enhance understanding of music history and musical style, chronologically through the mid-18th century.
MUSI 432 – Music History in Society IV - Historical survey of Western music from late 19th century to present, with emphasis on specific musical genres and composers who developed them. Relates musical developments to other aspects of society, and considers interaction between world music. Lectures, recordings, and video. Learning process enhanced by reading, listening, writing, and analytical assignments.
MUSI 331 - Music History in Society I - Historical survey of Western Music from Greek times through the late Baroque era, with emphasis on specific musical genres and composers who developed them. Musical developments are related to other aspects of society. Instruction conducted by lectures, readings, and video. Learning process enhanced by reading, listening, writing, and analytical assignments.
MUSI 259 – Music in Computer Technology - Overview of ways the computer is used in music. Topics include principles of musical instrument digital interface (MIDI); various kinds of synthesis; acoustics and sound processing; and musical composition using the computer. Explores music resources of internet and surveys current multimedia applications in music history, theory, ear training, improvisation, and notation.
MUSI 485/685 – New Sound Collective – Music ensemble focused on contemporary chamber works and premiers of new student compositions. Public Performance is required, composers enrolled in the class are required to complete a composition to be performed by the ensemble.