Course Abstract Details

MUSIC-213, Musicianship 4

Credits: 1

Course Description

MUSIC-213, Musicianship 4, is a course in the skills of reading and hearing music. Skills developed will include a mastery of pitch and rhythm through sight singing and dictation. It is recommended that students planning to transfer to a music program at a four-year college/university concurrently enroll in MUSIC-211 and MUSIC-215. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of MUSIC-212. Three hours laboratory each week. One credit. One billable hour. Offered Spring and Fall terms.

Course Objectives and Grading Information


1. Sing melodies based off of the diatonic church modes (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

2. Sing melodies that have the flatted 6th scale degree in the major mode (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

3. Sing melodies that outline the dominant 9th chord (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

4. Sing melodies that use the flatted supertonic scale degree (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

5. Sing melodies that have changing time signatures (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

6. Sing melodies that outline octatonic scales (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

7. Take dictation of the musical elements performed in class (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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