MUS 104 - Sight Singing & Ear Training

Course Description

This is the second of a four-semester/two year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major or minor. The content of this course is a continued building of skills as listed in MUS 103 through a variety of musical practices. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

MUS 101, MUS 103, MUS 106; or equivalent competency


MUS 102, MUS 107

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify intervals through P8.
  • Identify types of triads and seventh chords.
  • Identify major and 3 forms of minor scales.
  • Sing m2-P8, major scale, 3 forms of minor scales, major and minor triads, and melodies using solfege.
  • Clap and count, and sing and conduct simple and compound meter.
  • Transcribe rhythm dictation in simple meter and compound meter.
  • Transcribe diatonic melodic dictation.
  • Transcribe diatonic harmonic dictation.
Human Dimension:
  • See themselves as artists.
  • Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
  • Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
  • Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
  • Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Read study effectively.
  • Frame useful questions.
  • Develop educational goals.
  • Direct/regulate their own learning.
  • Learn through collaboration.