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Course Description

Music - MUSIC 250

Music Theory 3 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This is the third course in the Music Theory sequence. Students will be introduced to borrowed chords, augmented and Neapolitan sixth chords, diminished seventh chords, chromatic mediants and modulation to foreign keys. Students will also analyze 18th- and 19th-century compositions.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Identify borrowed chords.
  • Identify augmented and Neapolitan sixth chords.
  • Identify chromatic mediants.
  • Identify modulations to foreign keys.
  • Incorporate borrowed chords in harmonizations.
  • Incorporate augmented and Neapolitan sixth chords in harmonizations.
  • Incorporate borrowed chords in harmonizations.
  • Incorporate modulations to closely-related and foreign keys in harmonizations.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.