MUT1001

Fundamentals of Music

Course Code:
MUT1001

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-2023

Sections:
000

 

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:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course. 

Instructional materials, including music literature appropriate to the level of the student, will be provided on an individual basis.

ZTC

 

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 learning outcomes:

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  

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Online Classes

Instructor will introduce the elements of music, including study of clefs, staff, key signatures, notation, meter, rhythm, chords, scales and sight-singing exercises via a combination of assigned readings, videos, listening exercises, and assignments. Each student will be expected to read all assigned material as well as complete all assignments. The instructor will provide timely feedback on assignments and offer contact information to address further questions and student needs. The final grade will be based on assignments, exams and quizzes.

Students are expected to:

  • Complete all written assignments, quizzes and exams.
  • Turn in assignments on time
  • Read all assigned readings

Make‑up work is the responsibility of the student, as covered in the instructor’s First Day Handout.

 

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