Music Theory (2139) Grade Level: 10- 12 Credits: 5
Music Theory addresses the fundamentals of written music and instills a greater understanding of music rudiments.
Students are expected to apply theories of music to harmonization and composition. Students are required to write
music and perform their composition at the end of the course.
AP Music Theory (2197) Grade Level: 10-12 Credits: 5
Prerequisite: By Recommendation
AP Music Theory advances student skills in reading and analyzing notated music and aural training. Emphasis is placed
on developing listening skills, sight singing ability, and understanding rhythm, melody, harmony, form, and other
compositional devices. Students are required to present their original compositions at a public presentation in June. It is
highly recommended that students take the AP Music Theory exam. *CAP