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Course Description

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Music - MUSIC 154

Music Theory 2

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This is the second course in the Music Theory sequence. Students will be introduced to chord progressions, harmonization, nondominant seventh chords, altered non-harmonic tones, secondary dominants and modulation to closely-related keys. Students will also explore music notation software. Students will create an original composition.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Harmonize a given melody.
  • Harmonize an original melody.
  • Identify nondominant seventh chords.
  • Construct secondary dominant chords.
  • Analyze excerpts containing secondary dominant chords.
  • Analyze excerpts containing modulation to closely-related keys.
  • Analyze complete works of music.
  • Create music using music notation software.
  • Compose an original piece of music that adheres to the rules of common practice.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; MUSIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 154111816Music Theory 2MC3Drake J8/10/0Open$12.00M W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM F300

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday