2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 141 - Fundamentals of Music for Teaching

3 CR
Designed to prepare the student to use the rudiments of music through singing and playing informal instruments. Includes a survey of elementary school music texts, music listening activities, skills of music reading, and creative work in music. Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Effective Communication - Applied Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Humanities and Fine Arts
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate the ability to identify and utilize the basic elements of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, form, texture, and trimbre).
  2. Demonstrate basic keyboard and vocal proficiency.
  3. Distinguish the difference between active (fully engaged in the process through a purposeful response) and passive (personal enjoyment) forms of listening.
  4. Demonstrate a functional working knowledge of musical terminology.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to integrate a variety of musical topics into a nonmusical subject area, through a teaching presentation.