Course Abstract Details

MUSIC-112, Musicianship

Credits: 1

Course Description

MUSIC-112, Musicianship is a course in the skills of reading and hearing music. Skills developed will include a mastery of pitch and rhythm through sight singing, dictation, and body movement. It is recommended that students planning to transfer to a music program at a four year college/university concurrently enroll in MUSIC-110 and MUSIC-114. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of MUSIC-105. Three hours laboratory each week. One credit. One billable hour. Offered Spring and Fall terms.

Course Objectives and Grading Information


1. Perform rhythms from a whole note to an eighth note and their rest equivalents (GE 3, PG 1, PG 4) 

2. Sing melodies based on step wise motion (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

3. Sing arpeggios of the tonic, dominant and subdominant chords (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

4. Perform exercises that include dotted rhythms (GE 3, PG 1, PG 4) 

5. Sing in the treble, bass and alto clefs (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

6. Sing in the major and minor modes (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

7. Perform in basic compound time (GE 3, PG 1, PG 4)

8. Take dictations of simple melodies and harmonies (GE 1, GE 2, PG 1, PG 4)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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