SRJC Course Outlines

8/13/2022 2:57:39 PMMUSC 3A Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSC 3ATitle:  MUSICIANSHIP 1  
Full Title:  Musicianship 1
Last Reviewed:5/11/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MUS 3A

Catalog Description:
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Application and development of the materials of MUSC 2A through sight-singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include rhythm, major and minor scales, intervals, triads, and diatonic melodies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2A and MUSC 170.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Application and development of the materials of MUSC 2A through sight-singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include rhythm, major and minor scales, intervals, triads, and diatonic melodies.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2A and MUSC 170.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: MUS 125 Musicianship I SRJC Equivalent Course(s): MUSC3A

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
 1.  Aurally identify and sing major, natural minor, harmonic minor, and
     melodic minor scales.
 2.  Prepare and sing melodies at sight using movable-do solfeggio.
 3.  Perform rhythms with division of the beat in simple and compound
     meter signatures.
 4.  Take dictation of rhythms with division of the beat in simple meter
     signatures.
 5.  Aurally identify and notate all simple intervals - ascending,
     descending, and harmonic.
 6.  Aurally identify and notate major, minor, diminished, and augmented
     triads.
 7.  Take dictation of diatonic melodies with division of the beat in
     simple meter signatures.  

Topics and Scope
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I.    Rhythm and Meter
     A. Numeric and syllabic rhythm systems
     B. Beat patterns in simple and compound meters
II.   Sight-Singing
     A. The movable-do solfeggio system
     B. The major and minor scales
     C. Intervals
     D. Triad arpeggios
     E. Major key melodies; undivided beats and 2:1 beat division in
        simple meter
        1. Stepwise
        2. Thirds and fourths
        3. Patterns from the tonic triad
        4. Fifths, sixths, and octaves
     F. Canons, rounds, chorales, and other ensemble pieces
III.  Ear Training and Dictation
     A. Rhythmic dictation
        1. Preliminary exercises in simple meter
        2. 2:1 beat division in simple meter
     B. Scale dictation
        1. major
        2. natural minor
        3. harmonic minor
        4. melodic minor
     C. Intervals - ascending, descending, and harmonic
     D. Triads
        1. major
        2. minor
        3. diminished
        4. augmented
     E. Melodic dictation: major key melodies; undivided beats and 2:1
        beat division in simple meter
        1. Stepwise
        2. Thirds and fourths
        3. Patterns from the tonic triad
        4. Fifths, sixths, and octaves  

Assignments:
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1.  Daily sight-singing exercises and drills
2.  Rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation exercises
3.  2-4 individual sight-singing exams
4.  2-4 dictation exams
5.  Comprehensive final exam including individual sight-singing and
   dictation
Laboratory work:
1.  Rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation exercises
2.  Directed listening assignments
3.  Exercises for the development of rhythmic accuracy
4.  Other drills for the development of auditory skills  

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Rhythmic, melodic and harmonic dictation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 15%
In-class sight-singing and dictation drills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
45 - 60%
Dictation exams, Individual sight-singing tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Attendance, class participation, and lab hours


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Benjamin, Thomas, et al. Music for Sight Singing. 5th Edition. Belmont,
CA: Thompson Schirmer, 2009.
Horvit, Michael, et al. Music for Ear Training. 3rd Edition. Belmont, CA:
Thompson Schirmer, 2009.
Ottman, Robert and Nancy Rogers. Music for Sight Singing. 7th Edition.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006.  

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