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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Music Theory I

This course begins with a short review of music fundamentals and emphasizes music theory topics, such as triads and their inversions, seventh chords, non-harmonic tones, and four-part writing (voice leading). Students are required to attend live musical performances.

Subject: MUS
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Custom
LMS link: http://www.mattfalker.com
Course start page: http://www.mattfalker.com
Course email: mfalker@miracosta.edu
Office: 2206
Office hours: T 9:30-10:30 AM, TH 1- 2 PM
Phone: 760-795-6679
Instructor notes: This course is a hybrid course, which is taught partially face to face with me on Thursday mornings, and partially online through a non-MiraCosta Moodle server specific to the Music Department. If you haven't taken a music course in Coastline Moodle before, you will need to create a new account to access this course. All the information you will need can be found at www.mattfalker.com if you want to get started before the semester officially begins. Get your textbook as soon as possible! The textbooks come with a serial number that unlocks the online quizzes. If you don't plan on purchasing a textbook, you may consider dropping the course. There is also a requirement for you to attend two concerts during the semester. You may choose your own concerts. More details about concert report requirements will be given in the syllabus, which will be available at http://www.mattfalker.com/MiraCosta/Syllabi.html It is strongly recommended that you are also enrolled in MUS 144 (Applied Music) for private lessons, and take either MUS 121 or 129 (Piano), as well as enroll in an ensemble.

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