Music Theory Placement Exam
If you are interested in taking music theory or composition, you should take the Music Theory Placement Exam, Monday, September 12, 8:30-9:20 a.m or Tuesday, September 13, 12:00-12:50 p.m, Music Hall Room 103. Results of this Exam will determine if you need to take MUSC 110: Materials of Music and/or MUSC 103: Musicianship Lab I, or if you place in MUSC 204: Musical Structures and/or MUSC 104: Musicianship Lab II.
The exam will include:
- Advanced keys and clefs
- Spelling and identifying written intervals, triads, and 7th chords
- Elementary part writing
- Analysis of a short phrase for cadences and harmonies
- Aural identification of intervals, chords, and a short harmonic progression
- A brief melodic dictation excerpt
Students who have scored a 4 or 5 on the AP Music Theory Exam are granted 6 credits.