AP Music Theory
Dual Credit Eligible
September 5, 2024 through May 2, 2025
RECOMMENDED FOR: Juniors and Seniors
COURSE LISTING: Fine Arts (Dual Credit Eligible through Creighton University)
APPROXIMATE TEXT/RESOURCES COST: $85
The AP Music Theory course corresponds to two semesters of typical introductory college music theory class. Topics include musicianship, theory, musical materials and procedures, dictation and listening skills, sight-singing, and harmony. The goal is to develop the ability to recognize, understand and describe basic materials and processes of tonal music that are heard or presented in a musical score. Notational skills, speed, and fluency with basic materials are emphasized. Students who complete this course are encouraged and eligible to take the AP Music Theory examination in the Spring. This course requires weekly engagement but is primarily asynchronous, allowing students to work around their school schedule. One-on-one synchronous teacher support is offered as needed, by appointment.