Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MUS 101 - Fundamentals of Music

Course Description

This course is designed for the beginning musician, non-music readers and individuals lacking a fundamental understanding of rhythm, notation, clefs, time signatures, key signatures and practical musicianship skills necessary for the study of both instrumental performance and the study of music theory and composition.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Identify and read pitch in G and F clefs.
Discriminate among various rhythmic patterns and notations.
Perform ear training and rhythmic exercises.
Demonstrate basic sight singing skills.
Identify all intervals from seconds to octaves by ear (Major, Minor, Perfect and Tritone.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3