Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MUS 122 - Reading and Writing Music

Course Description

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