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Students who have studied theory in high school or elsewhere may want to place out of Fundamentals and begin in Theory I or higher.  Passing the Fundamentals Placement Exam is the required first step.

Material on this page will help you prepare for the Fundamentals Placement Exam.   Fundamentals is a part of every theory placement test.  If you think you can bypass the Fundamentals class and begin in a higher level of theory, it is important to review fundamentals and show that you can do well on the basics. 

Overview

Written Overview

Intervals

Intervals Worksheet 1 and ANSWER KEY

Intervals Practice Test and ANSWER KEY

Major Scale and Keys


Study sheet – The Circle of Fifths

Major Scales Worksheet 1 and ANSWER KEY

Major Scales Worksheet 2 and ANSWER KEY

Major scales Practice Test and ANSWER KEY

Minor Scales and Keys

Study Sheet – Key Relationships

Minor Scales Worksheet 1 and ANSWER KEY

Minor Scales Worksheet 2 and ANSWER KEY

Minor Scales Practice Test and ANSWER KEY

Triads

Study sheet – Writing Chords and Chord Names

Triads Worksheet 1 and ANSWER KEY

Triads Worksheet 2 and ANSWER KEY

Triads Worksheet 3 and ANSWER KEY

Triads Practice Test and ANSWER KEY