Fundamentals of Music
Course Code: MUT1001
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: 2021-22
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.
Dr. Josh Martin
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Materials will be provided for this course.
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 Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|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
College-wide policies and resources
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