Music: Theory/Composition (MTC)
Designed to develop written and aural skills necessary for advanced study of music theory and skills. Recommended for music majors. Prerequisites: None.
The chronological study of music theory including: harmony, melody, texture, structure and timbre through analysis, original compositions and basic exercises to demonstrate musical concepts. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC101 or permission of instructor. Corequisites: MTC106.
The development of listening and performing skills through dictation, sight-singing and keyboard harmony. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: MTC105.
Develop written and aural theory skills necessary in the jazz idiom. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MTC101 and MTC103), or permission of Instructor. Course Notes: MTC130 is recommended for students taking jazz improvisation, jazz composition and jazz combo.
A development of listening and performing skills, including an introduction of chromatic harmonic techniques and concepts of style. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC156. Corequisites: MTC205.
Introduction to the basics of music composition, stressing techniques and procedures for developing original ideas. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MTC105 and MTC106, or equivalent), and permission of Instructor. Course Notes: MTC240 may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) credit hours.