The study of the basic elements of music and how they work together. Continuation of study on harmony and part-writing. Emphasis on phrase structures, extended chords, and small musical forms. Continuation of visual and aural recognition of the elements of music through music performance, dictation, and improvisation using a variety of musical styles from Western and non-Western traditions. Completion of this course with a grade of "C" or better is required for all music degrees. Prerequisite: MUS 2201.