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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MUS 122 - Reading and Writing Music

This course is designed for the non-music reader and individuals lacking a comprehensive understanding of rhythm, notation, clefs, time signatures and key signatures. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Identify and write in G and F clefs. Discriminate among various rhythmic patterns and notations. Develop melodic patterns. Analyze major and minor modes. Synthesize and analyze basic triad structures. Perform in music dictation and ear training.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: MAT 050 or MAT 060 or placement test score