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Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
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Arabic 074
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French 420
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Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
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Minor Requirements
Courses (Music History 087)
Courses (Music Theory 087)
Courses (Music Ensembles 087)
Courses (Music Performance 087)
Courses (Arts, Culture, and Media Core Courses 083)
Neuroscience 112
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Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
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Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
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Writing 989
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Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Music 087 Courses (Music Theory 087)  

Courses (Music Theory 087)

21:087:111 Fundamentals of Music (3) Music notation as it applies to melody, harmony, and rhythm. Scales and beginning harmony.
This course is designed for nonmusic major/minors.
21:087:121 Music Theory I (3) Review of scales, intervals, triads; elementary part-writing; analysis of pertinent music examples.
21:087:122 Music Theory II (3) Continuing study of harmony; exercises in elementary composition; analysis of musical examples. Prerequisite: 21:087:121 or permission of instructor.
21:087:224 Applied Musicianship (3) Ear training, sight singing, and dictation; study of harmony at the keyboard. Prerequisite: 21:087:111 or permission of instructor.
21:087:235 Music Theory III (3) Study of common-practice harmony, including altered and chromatic chords; written exercises; harmonic and formal analysis of selected compositions. Prerequisite: 21:087:122 or permission of instructor.
21:087:236 Music Theory IV (3) Continuation of 21:087:235. Prerequisite: 21:087:235.
21:087:325,326 Studies in Counterpoint (3,3) Contrapuntal theory and practice based on analysis of the works of Renaissance and baroque masters; composition in the various contrapuntal forms.
21:087:339 Orchestration (2) Application of the principles and techniques of orchestration; score reading.
21:087:349 Conducting (3) Conducting and rehearsal techniques in theory and practice.
21:087:365,366 Jazz Composition and Arranging (3,3) Introduction to the techniques of composing and arranging for jazz ensemble (small combo, big band, and studio orchestra); emphasis on original creative work in the contemporary jazz idiom, as well as the study of classic compositions from the jazz repertoire; studio and other commercial applications considered. Prerequisite: 21:087:236 or permission of instructor.
21:087:419,420 Special Studies in Music History and Composition (3,3) Problems of music history with reports of individual inquiry; concentrated studies in creative composition.
21:087:435,436 Advanced Studies in Theory and Composition (3,3) Analysis of late romantic and contemporary compositions; creative composition in small forms. Prerequisite: 21:087:236.
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