Eastern Illinois University Logo
Music |

Music Theory Curriculum

Home

Admissions and Auditions

Community Music Program

Curriculum

Courses

Current Students

Department News

Eastern Music Camp

Ensembles

Events and Festivals

Facilities

Faculty Access

Faculty and Staff

Graduate Program

Scholarships

Summer CPDU Workshops

Why Choose EIU

Contact Us

Facebook

Music Theory at EIU

The following music theory and theory-related courses are offered:

Required Courses

  • Music 1541 Music Theory I (3 hrs.)
  • Music 1542 Music Theory II (3 hrs
  • Music 2541 Music Theory III (3 hrs.)
  • Music 2542 Music Theory IV (3 hrs.)
  • Music 3541 Music Analysis I (3 hrs.) or
  • Music 3542 Music Analysis II (3 hrs.)
  • Music 1543 Aural Training I (1 hr.)
  • Music 1544 Aural Training II (1 hr.)
  • Music 2543 Aural Training III (1 hr.)
  • Music 2544 Aural Training IV(1 hr.)

Related Courses

  • Music 1570, 3570, 5570 Music Composition (1-4 hrs.)
  • Music 2070 Electronic Music (2 hrs.)
  • Music 3547 Orchestration (2 hrs.)
  • Music 3800 Jazz Theory I (1 hr.)
  • Music 3801 Jazz Theory II (1 hr.)
  • Music 4541 Sixteenth Century Counterpoint (2 hrs.)
  • Music 4542 Eighteenth Century Counterpoint (2 hrs.)
  • Music 4600 Independent Study (1 - 3 hrs.)
  • Music 4750 Choral Arranging (2 hrs.)
  • Music 4840 Band Arranging (2 hrs.)
  • Music 4850 Jazz Band Arranging (2 hrs.)
  • Music 5170 Analytical Techniques (3 hrs.)