MUS 230: SOUND STRUCTURES I
This course is an introduction to the materials and structures of music, including rhythm and meter, scales, keys, intervals, melodies, and chords. Students will learn to read and notate music using computer-assisted instruction. Students will apply basic concepts of music theory in short compositional exercises.
MUS 330: SOUND STRUCTURES II
Students will analyze and critique the formal design and style character- istics of contemporary music selected from a variety of genres and cul- tures. Course work will include creative and critical thinking projects that build on the composition and notational skills students acquire in Sound Structures I.
Prerequisite: MUS 230