Theory and Composition Courses

See catalog for complete course descriptions and up-to-date changes.

Undergraduate Courses

  • Music 1A Ear Training and Sight Singing I (1)
  • Music 1B Ear Training and Sight Singing II (1)
  • Music 47 Introduction to Music Technology (2)
  • Music 40 Theory and Literature I (3)
  • Music 41 Theory and Literature II (3)
  • Music 42 Theory and Literature III (3)
  • Music 43 Theory and Literature IV (3)
  • Music 48 Seminar in Composition (2)
  • Music 81 Basic Improvisation (2)
  • Music 117C 05 New Music Ensemble (1)
  • Music 140T Topics in Theory (3)
  • Music 141 Seminar in Modal Counterpoint (3)
  • Music 142 Seminar in Canon and Fugue (3)
  • Music 144 Form and Analysis (3)
  • Music 148 Composition (1)
  • Music 150A Seminar in Electronic Music I (3)
  • Music 182 Basic Arranging (3)
  • Music 183 Advanced Choral Arranging (3)
  • Music 184 Advanced Instrumental Arranging (3)
  • Music 186 Arranging and Composing Using MIDI (3)

Graduate Courses

  • Music 204 Graduate Music Theory Survey (3)
  • Music 234 Studies in Composition (2; max total 6)
  • Music 240T Advanced Topics in Music Theory (3; repeatable)

Phil Wilby, composer

Internationally known composer, Phil Wilby (University of Leeds - Leeds, England) lecturing to Fresno State students.