MHT100: Music History and Theory

66 Hours

This course gives students a broad review of the history of music. Students explore time periods and creative development, as well as genres they might come across in studio sessions, such as avant-garde, mainstream, world, and popular music.

In the Music Theory module of this course, students are taken through the world of written music with a clear, concise style that will help them with their music writing skills and interaction with other musicians. The course includes an introduction into how music is constructed, including scales, chords, pitch, harmonic content, and rhythm. This course also provides introductory practice in ear training and how to count different meters.