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College Music Theory

This course offers an in-depth exploration of conventions of music notation, essential musical symbols, and basic analytical and compositional skills. Students will develop competency and fluency in intervals, scales, key signatures, rhythm and pitch notation, triads, seventh chords, melody harmonization, and non-harmonic tones. Studies will include an examination of elements of counterpoint and functional harmony. In this course students will observe and discern how tonal music works, learn how to articulate this understanding clearly and concisely, and then apply these concepts to their own musical ability.
Flexible Scheduling: This course may be taken with live class attendance reduced or waived (recording only) if the student has a time zone or schedule conflict. Select this option when you enroll or notify TPS for approval.
College Credit: This course is pre-approved for college credit (Belhaven MUS 121, 3 credits). Upon successful completion of this course, the student may apply for a college transcript from Belhaven University for this course. These transcripted credits may be transferred to other colleges. More information is [urlnew=http://www.at-tps.org/subjects/college-credit]here[/urlnew].