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MUSA 1705

This is an archive of the Common Course Outlines prior to fall 2011. The current Common Course Outlines can be found at http://www.gpc.edu/programs/Common-Course-Outlines.
Credit Hours 2
Course Title Non-Major Applied
Prerequisite(s) MUSA 1701A or MUSA 1701B (for Piano and Voice students only), or audition, or permission of the department chair.
Corequisite(s) None Specified
Catalog Description
Individual instruction is offered in the fundamentals of musical performance through technical studies and appropriate literature. This course is not intended for music majors. It meets once a week for 25 minutes (1702) or 50 minutes (1705) during the semester. It may be repeated for four semesters.

Expected Educational Results
As a result of completing this course, the student will be able to: -acquire the fundamental techniques of singing or playing their instrument thereby enabling them to enjoy a vocational musical performance -to prepare the prospective music major with the necessary repertoire to audition for the principal or major level of applied lessons

General Education Outcomes
The technical and performance standards expected in this course are derived from the exercises, etudes and solo compositions individually selected to fit the student's performing medium, level of advancement, and technical problem needs.

Course Content
This course meets 25 minutes per week in which assigned material is used as the basis for instruction in technical and stylistic aspects of music performance. The student is expected to practice outside of the lesson meeting a minimum of one hour a day for MUSC 1702 and two hours a day for MUSC 1705.

Assessment of Outcome Objectives
1. COURSE GRADE
· Lesson attendance
· Weekly lesson grades
· Final jury examination
2. DEPARTMENTAL ASSESSMENT
Successful performance in the next course is reflected in the skills attained. -Continuation in non-major applied or advancement to secondary or principal applied courses is determined by the instructor and the jury committee.
SPECIAL NOTE: An applied music student can not repeat a non-major course if the final grade is less than a C. Also, no credit can be received for an applied music course if the student misses 4 scheduled lessons.
USE OF ASSESSMENT FINDINGS
Evaluation of performance exams and course grades:
· determines placement in subsequent applied courses
· prepares students for audition to other music major applied levels

Last Revised: Aug. 10, 2011
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