Spring 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

McVay, Michael
Discipline and Number
MUSI 3328 Section 001
TR Time 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Course Title
Music Theory II

Description of Course:

Students will acquire basic writing and analytic skills in music. Work includes assignments in harmony and composition, analysis of representative works from the literature, ear-training, singing with solfege, and keyboard harmony. Topics include part-writing, seventh chords, secondary dominants, modulation, melody harmonization, and musical forms (binary, ternary, rounded binary.)

Required Texts:

Music in Theory and Practice, Vol. I, 8th Edition (plus workbook) - Benward and Saker

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Students should have taken Music Theory I (MUSI 2328) or have a thorough understanding of music fundamentals. Please email any questions to the instructor. Textbooks are available in the campus bookstore and off-campus bookstore. Online orders should be made before the first week of class to avoid shipment delays. Beware of used books with missing or marked-on pages.

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