MUS-101 Introduction to Music Theory and Sound Studies

This course is an introduction to the academic study of music and sound. It includes the fundamentals of music fluency (notation, scales, key signatures, meter and rhythm, intervals, and triads) as well as the historical context and philosophical principles that guided the development of the Western musical system. The study of music is also contextualized through a selection of readings from diverse disciplines that address musical topics. Corequisite for music majors: MUS-101L


3 credits


Music majors should take MUS-101L concurrently with this course. It is not required for minors.