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MUS 1111 Music Theory I

First in a sequence of four music theory courses. Focus placed on diatonic melodic and harmonic structures, including scales and modes, intervals, tonality and keys, melodic organization, voice leading, instrument and voice ranges, transposition, triads and seventh chords. Activities include musical composition, analysis, listening, discussion and computer work.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Music
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MUS 1101 


  • Analyze musical structures found in written music.
  • Compose two melodies in period form.
  • Notate music by using music-notation software

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3