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Music Fundamentals MUS 110

Formerly Music Fundamentals MUS 110 (MUS 110); also Music Fundamentals
Location: 
Faith Builders Educational Programs, 28527 Guys Mills Road, Guys Mills, PA.
Length: 

Version 1 and 2: 45 hours (5 weeks). 

Dates: 
Version 1: September 1998 - July 2007. Version 2: August 2007 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: gain fluency in the basics of music construction in order to have a firm foundation on which to build the study of music theory. These basics include musical symbols, key signatures, basic intervals, tetrachords and major and minor scales; sight read simple melodies; identify intervals, simple chords, and melodies aurally; approach music intellectually, to enhance his or her performance; and understand and delight in the music.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics covered in the course are: notation; rhythm; meter; scales; key signatures; intervals; triads; cadence structures; introduction to harmonization. Methods of instruction include lecture and evaluation. Evaluation criteria include written exams and oral exams, as well as practice.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, or in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Music Fundamentals (12/03) (4/07). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Music Fundamentals (11/10) (10/15 revalidation).

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