MUT1001

Fundamentals of Music

Course Code: MUT1001

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
An introduction to the elements of music, including study of clefs, staff, key signatures, notation, meter, rhythm, chords, scales and sight-singing exercises. The emphasis is on developing music reading skills. This course is a prerequisite for MUT 1111.

Course Details

Instructors:

Dr. Josh Martin
Office: H125
martinj@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Materials will be provided for this course.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Area 5: Humanities

College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture

H-1      Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements

H-2      Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-3      Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-4      Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

 

Music Studies Competency: Compare, analyze, appreciate and demonstrate works of music while applying foundational knowledge and skills; including the ability to work independently and collaboratively to prepare performances at the highest possible level.

Mu-1   Create new works of music

 

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Demonstrate ability to read and write basic music notation. H3 Quizzes, Tests, Writing Assignments
Identify elements of music and how they are integrated in music. H2, H3  
Use fundamental music concepts. H2, H3  

 

1. Instructor presentation of new concepts

2. Instructor demonstration of all concepts

3. Student practice

4. Evaluation (see performance evaluation measurement)

5. Transfer – student demonstrates mastery of prior concepts when presented with similar musical examples

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