MUS. 100 - Fundamentals of Music

MUS. 100 Fundamentals of Music

An introduction to western music notation and fundamental music theory including pitch, rhythm, meter, fundamental musicianship and basic compositional structures. Students will apply, analyze and compare the use of music theory concepts across various styles of music, cultures and disciplines. Recommended for students with limited or no musical background who wish to gain an understanding of and appreciation for the creative process of music making. Also recommended for education majors.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)
C-ID: MUS 110
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College of San Mateo

Department: Music

Number of Units: 3


This description is for the Fall 2019 term