||1. Examine the fundamentals of music including pitch, clefs, the grand staff, half steps and whole steps, accidentals, the keyboard, octave registers, major and minor scales, scale degree names, intervals, inversions of intervals, keys and key signatures, circle of fifths, chords, notes and rests, triads, beats, measures, and notation.
2. Explore harmonic materials including triads in keys, triads in major and minor scales, triads in inversion, non-harmonic tones, seventh chords, complex chords, altered chords, modulation, functions of harmony, melody and harmony, part-writing, counterpoint, rhythm, and form.
3. Investigate the tonic triad in a major key including intervals in the major triad, intervals in melodic writing and identification of parts in the triad.
4. Examine rhythm including beats, groupings, meter, time signatures, rhythmic transcriptions, the conductor's beat, rhythmic reading, and rhythmic dictation.
5. Explore the melodic line including pitch, rhythm, form, antecedent-consequent phrases, periods, melodic composition, sequences, sight singing, melodic dictation and keyboard harmony.
6. Investigate the connection chords including elementary part-writing, ranges, doubling, open and closed positions, voices, voice leading, and rules of voicing.
7. Examine the minor triad including analysis, spellings, the melodic line in minor, part-writing, melody writing, and intervals in the minor triad.
8. Study authentic and plagel cadences including primary triads, cadences, dominant seventh chords, figured bass, writing cadences, and harmonizing melodic cadences.
9. Write, read, and perform using alto and tenor clefs.
10. Demonstrate the methods of writing chord progressions using the rules of harmony.
11. Apply the theory and analysis of triads in inversion to figured bass, and writing and analyzing progressions.
12. Study advanced subdivision of beats in complex rhythmic patterns.
13. Analyze the utilization of non-harmonic tones in the harmonization of melodies at the keyboard.
14. Explore the use of secondary triads, principles of chord progressions, the diminished triad, and the leading tone triad.
15. Study the uses of the supertonic triad.
16. Analyze more complex melodic lines and part-writing.
17. Apply the uses of sudmediant triads, mediant triads, dominant seventh and supertonic seventh chords, syncopation, elementary modulation, secondary dominant chords, dominant of dominants, and rules of harmony of part-writing.