MUT1111

Music Theory I

Course Code: MUT1111

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
A study of the fundamentals of music, including clefs, accidentals, enharmonics, and scales. Students will study chordal construction, figured bass, Roman numerals, pop chord symbols, cadences, and non-chord tones. Included are written assignments and class drills.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

MUT 1001 or consent of instructor. 

Instructors:

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

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Music in Theory and Practice, Bruce Benward & Marilyn Saker, 9th edition, 2014.  McGraw Hill. ISBN: 9780078025150.

 

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
Identify basic musical elements from the common practice period (1600-1900). H1, H2, H3 Quizzes, Tests, Homework, Cumulative Final, Written Assignments
Compose music using effective musical notation. H2, H3, Mu1  
Demonstrate proper usage of musical harmony. H1, H2, H3  
Analyze music literature. H1, H2, H3  

 

Students will be given daily homework assignments and projects.  These will be discussed in class.  There will be quizzes covering terms from each chapter.  There will be 3 Tests and one comprehensive Final Exam.

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