All incoming music majors must take the Fundamentals of Music Theory exam. Students who receive a score of 84% or higher place directly into Music Theory 1. All other students must enroll in MUTH 10100 (Fundamentals of Music Theory). Students repeat MUTH 10100 until they receive a grade of B or higher, or until they achieve a score of 84 percent or higher on the fundamentals placement examination.
Students wishing to prepare for the Fundamentals Exam should see the Fundamentals Practice Exam.
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Download the Fundamentals Practice Exam below. The practice exam contains five separate parts and the answers to each part are located at the end of the last page.