MUSC 103 Elements of Music

Spring, Fall

This course is designed for the student who is curious about how music is organized, as well as for the beginner who needs some extra work in fundamental topics. Through written, aural, and keyboard skills, students gain knowledge of pitch notation, rhythm and meter, scales, intervals, chords, simple harmonic progressions, and cadences.

Students who have taken AP Music Theory, IB, Cambridge, or other music training should contact the department for placement into another course. Students who score higher on the music placement test should not register for 103.

Degree Requirements