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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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MUSIC 105 - Fundamentals of Music

Number of Credits: 3
Fundamentals of Music is a general introduction to reading and writing music. Elements of music, notation and terminology, theory, scale formation, triads, chords and their inversions, sight-singing, ear training, and introduction to the keyboard are included. Advanced Placement Exam (Music Theory) accepted. (Fall, Spring & Summer Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Name the letter names on the treble and bass clefs. (GE2, GE3, PG3)
  2. Count and clap rhythms in duple, triple, and compound meters up to divisions of the beat in fourths. (GE2, GE3, PG1)
  3. Identify the key signatures of all major and minor keys. (GE2, GE3, PG3)
  4. Use the piano keyboard to identify scales up to five sharps and five flats. (GE2, GE3, PG1)
  5. Outline basic sight-singing concepts. (GE2, GE3, PG1)
  6. Construct all intervals on the staff and on the keyboard. (GE2, GE3, PG3)
  7. Construct all triads and seventh chords. (GE2, GE3, PG3)
  8. Analyze music through listening to live and recorded performances. (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE5, PG2)

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