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Music Theory I

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
MUS 121 Music Theory I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: DMA 080 Local Requirement and DRE 098 Local Requirement or MUS 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth introduction to melody, rhythm, and harmony. Emphasis is placed on fundamental melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic analysis, introduction to part writing, ear-training, and sight-singing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the recognition and application of the above. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: MAT-080 or DMA-060 and DMA-070 and DMA-080 or MUS-111 and RED-090

2014FA - Adjusted Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098 and Removed MAT 080

2015FA- Adjusted Local Prereq; DMA-080 and DRE-098 or MUS-111



  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)