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MUSC 1622

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 1
Course Title Ear Training II
Prerequisite(s) MUSC 1621 with a "C" or better
Corequisite(s) MUSC 1612
Catalog Description
This course is a continuation of MUSC1621. Through the use of CAI and programmed audio tapes, it continues to develop aural skills in sight singing (scale degree numbers movable DO), dictation, and error detection. Topics include all intervals (melodic and harmonic), advanced rhythmic patterns, single line and intermediate melodic dictation, dictation of root position major and minor triads and root position seventh chords, intermediate sight singing, and dictation of elementary harmonic progressions.

Expected Educational Results
As a result of completing this course, the student will be able to reproduce the music elements listed below by singing and by writing on manuscript paper after hearing the element:
1. All intervals [melodic & harmonic]
2. Advanced rhythmic patterns
3. Single line intermediate to advanced melodic dictation
4. Dictation of root position triads & seventh chords
5. Triads in first inversion
6. Elementary harmonic progressions
7. Intermediate sight singing

General Education Outcomes
A student who completes Ear Training II will be able to
1. Aurally discriminate, identify and notate:
· All melodic and harmonic intervals
· Intermediate to advanced rhythmic patterns
· Intermediate to advanced melodies
· Root position triads and selected seventh chords
· Triads in first inversion
· Elementary harmonic progressions
2. Perform:
· Intermediate to advanced rhythmic patterns
· Sight sing melodies in any major or minor key
· Major, chromatic and all Minor forms of scales
· Major and minor arpeggios, root position and inverted
· Selected arpeggio chord patterns
3. Recognize, identify and correct errors in item examples of all ear training content areas.

Course Content
1. All melodic and harmonic intervals
2. Advanced rhythmic patterns
3. Single line intermediate to advance melodic dictation
4. Dictation of root position triads and seventh chords
5. Triads in first inversion
6. Elementary harmonic progression
7. Intermediate to advance sight singing

Assessment of Outcome Objectives
1. COURSE GRADE
· Quizzes
· Completion of written assignments
· Completion of CAI units
· Class participation
· Final exam
2. DEPARTMENTAL ASSESSMENT
· Successful performance in the next course of the four semester sequence is reflected in the skills attained in MUSC 1622
· In the last course of the sequence a "Junior Entrance Level" theory test is given to assess overall knowledge and understanding attained for the entire Music Theory/Ear Training course sequence
USE OF ASSESSMENT FINDINGS
Evaluation of test results:
  reveals content areas that need revision, addition to, or deletion from the four semester sequence
  identifies content areas that are problematic in regard to student comprehension and retention
  encourages communication with senior institutions regarding content areas and levels of difficulty expected for admission

Last Revised: Aug. 10, 2011
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