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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||35.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||1.00|| ||Contact DHR||17.50
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 70.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50||
Application and development of the materials of MUSC 2B through sight-singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include rhythmic subdivision, melodies in major and minor keys (simple and compound meter), fluency in alto and tenor clefs, and 2- and 4-part dictation of diatonic chord progressions with triads and dominant seventh chords.
MUSC 3A (or MUS 3A)
Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2B.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Application and development of the materials of MUSC 2B through sight-singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include: rhythmic subdivision, melodies in major and minor keys (simple and compound meter), fluency in alto and tenor clefs, and 2- and 4-part dictation of diatonic chord progressions with triads and dominant seventh chords.
Prerequisites:MUSC 3A (or MUS 3A)
Recommended:Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2B.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Major Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
| CID Descriptor: MUS 135|| Musicianship II|| SRJC Equivalent Course(s): MUSC3B
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Prepare and sing major and minor-key melodies at sight using
2. Sight-read and transcribe music in the alto and tenor C-clefs.
3. Perform rhythms with sub-division of the beat in simple and compound
4. Take dictation of rhythms with sub-division of the beat in simple and
compound meter signatures.
5. Take dictation of diatonic melodies with sub-division of the beat in
simple and compound meter signatures.
6. Aurally identify and notate 2-part and 4-part harmonic progressions
utilizing diatonic triads and V7 chords.
Topics and Scope
I. Rhythmic sight-reading and performance
A. 4:1 sub-division of the beat
C. Dots and ties
D. Triplets and duplets
E. Compound meter
II. Sight-Singing (using the above rhythmic devices)
A. Major key melodies in simple and compound meter
B. Minor key melodies in simple and compound meter
C. Triad and seventh chord arpeggios in major and minor keys
D. Sight reading on the alto and tenor clefs
E. Canons, rounds, chorales, and other ensemble pieces
III. Ear Training and Dictation
A. Melodic dictation (using the above rhythmic devices)
1. Major and minor key melodies in simple and compound meter
2. Writing in alto and tenor clefs
B. Harmonic dictation in two and four parts
1. Progressions with diatonic triads and the dominant seventh
chord in root position
2. Triads in inversion
3. Cadential formulae
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
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.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|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||
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.