Music 126: Music Theory

Credits 3

Fundamentals of music including simple and compound time signatures, key signatures, scales, intervals, triads, and common foreign language terms. Tonal harmony and basic part writing, non-harmonic tones, common chord modulation, and secondary dominant chords.

Distribution Area
Students entering Fall 2024 or later: Quantitative Analysis (QA)
Students entering Fall 2024 or later: Creative Production (CPROD)
Students entering Fall 2024 or later: Studying the Past (STP)
Students entering prior to Fall 2024: Fine Arts (FI DIST)

Fluency in treble and bass clefs.


For students majoring or minoring in Music: Music 127. Students who take Music 126 in the spring semester, when the corequisite (Music 127) is not offered, should take Music 127 the next semester; students should not take Music 127 before Music 126.