NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 1030 - Written Theory I

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of music theory. Topics include rhythm, meter, pitch, scales, keys, modes, intervals, triads, seventh chords, note-to-note counterpoint, and elementary two-voice part-writing.

Credits: 3

MUSC 1035 Aural Theory I and MUSC 1290 Keyboard Theory I

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 1030 Written Theory I, the student will:

  1. Notate fundamental aspects of pitch and rhythm.
  2. Notate intervals, pitch collections, and scales.
  3. Notate key signatures.
  4. Explain harmonic function in tonal music.
  5. Notate diatonic triads and seventh chords.
  6. Notate cadence types.
  7. Notate embellishing tones.
  8. Construct simple contrapuntal melodic lines in a two-voice context

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