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MUSC1111 – Fundamentals of Music pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area 6. This course focuses on the fundamentals of music and music notation with skills developed through listening, writing music and in-class performances. Assumes no previous training in music.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Aurally discern and identify the elements of melody, harmony and rhythm in musical examples.
  2. Engage in the creative process by demonstrating proficiency in rhythmic exercises.
  3. Engage in the creative process by demonstrating proficiency in melodic exercises.
  4. Respond critically to examples of music particularly of today's popular American cultures.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of major, minor and pentatonic scales.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding visually and aurally of chord functions within harmony.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of musical terms and vocabulary.
  8. Demontrate an understanding of interval recognition as it relates to chord function.
  9. Respond critically to musical structure and form.
MnTC goal areas:
  • (6) The Humanities and Fine Arts

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