Nov 26, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022
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MUSC 1170 - Ear Training 2

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: MUSC 1160 

Corequisites: MUSC 1070 

Melodic dictation involving chromatics, harmonic dictation involving all diatonic triads and seventh chords, and rhythmic dictation. Sight‑singing diatonic and chromatic exercises.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to name, define, and transcribe dictated melodic exercises both melodic and rhythmic components.

Objectives: Name, define, and transcribe melodic dictation exercises with:

  1. Consideration of scale and triad shapes.
  2. Consideration of the dominant triad and dominant seventh chord.
  3. Dotted rhythms and sixteenth notes.
  4. Consideration of the subdominant triad and the supertonic triad.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to name, define, and transcribe dictated harmonic progressions expressing soprano pitches, bass pitches, and figured bass symbols.

Objectives: Name, define, and transcribe dictated harmonic progressions using the:

  1. Primary triads
  2. Supertonic and leading tone triads.
  3. Dominant seventh and supertonic seventh chords.
  4. Submediant and mediant triads.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to name, define, and identify rhythm and meter.

Objectives: Name, define, and identify:

  1. Simple time; the beat and its division into two parts.
  2. Compound time; the beat and its division into three parts.
  3. Subdivision of the beat; the simple beat into four parts.
  4. Subdivision of the beat; the compound beat into six parts.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to sight‐sing melodic exercises using solfeggio syllables.

Objectives: Sight‐sing melodic exercises using:

  1. Intervals from diatonic scales.
  2. Intervals from the dominant seventh chord.
  3. Chromatic notes of the secondary dominant.
  4. Chromatic notes in elementary modulations.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Melodic Dictation
    1. Scales and shapes
    2. Dominant triad and dominant seventh chord
    3. Dotted rhythms and dotted sixteenth notes
    4. Subdominant triad and supertonic triad
  2. Harmonic Dictation
    1. Primary Triads
    2. Supertonic and leading tone triads
    3. Dominant seventh and supertonic seventh chords
    4. Submediant and mediant triads
  3. Rhythm and Meter
    1. Simple time
    2. Compound time
    3. Subdivision in simple time
    4. Subdivision in compound time
  4. Sight‐singing
    1. Intervals from the diatonic scale
    2. Intervals from the dominant seventh chord
    3. Chromatic notes from the secondary triad
    4. Chromatic notes in elementary modulations

Primary Faculty
Moses, Todd
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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