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Crossover Plan
Theory Syllabus, 2016 Edition Transition Timeline

2016 Syllabus (New Exam Names)
2009 Syllabus
Level 5 Theory
Basic Rudiments
Level 6 Theory
Intermediate Rudiments
Level 7 Theory
Level 8 Theory  
Advanced Rudiments
Level 9 Harmony
Basic Harmony
Level 9 History
History 1
Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint
Intermediate Harmony
Level 10 History
History 2
ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint
Advanced Harmony
ARCT History
History 3
ARCT Analysis
Analysis

Crossover Plan

September 1, 2016 — August 31, 2017 [Crossover Year 1]

Includes Winter 2017 (December 2016), Spring 2017 (May), and Summer 2017 (August) sessions
  • Preparatory Rudiments and Introductory Harmony examinations will be discontinued immediately
  • Counterpoint will be offered in December 2016 only, and then discontinued
  • One set of exams will be offered, with alternate questions to accommodate students who have based their preparation on either the 2009 or 2016 syllabus. To view examples of crossover examination questions, click below:

September 1, 2017 — August 31, 2018 [Crossover Year 2]

Includes Winter 2018 (December 2017), Spring 2018 (May), and Summer 2018 (August) sessions
  • Exams with alternate questions will be offered for ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint only.
  • All other exams will be based on the Theory Syllabus, 2016 Edition as listed above.

September 1, 2018