MUSL100 Preparatory Lessons

Department of The Arts: Music

I. Course Number and Title
MUSL100 Preparatory Lessons
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
375
IV. Prerequisites
Audition, Departmental Placement Exam, Enrollment in Music Transfer Major (curriculum code: 1019) and permission of the Department of the Arts.
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
Students meet with an instructor for a weekly 25-minute lesson. There is a music lesson fee for this course. In order to advance to MUSL111 (Primary Lesson 1), students must successfully pass a mandatory jury exam before a Music faculty panel at the conclusion of the semester. Upon recommendation of the instructor, this course is repeatable once in the same applied area.
VI. Catalog Course Description
MUSL100 is private applied instruction at the Preparatory Lesson level. Students develop technical competency, learn representative musical repertoire, and advance performance skills in their chosen area of emphasis.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will:
      1. perform preparatory-level musical repertoire competently in a solo environment on their primary instrument.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. perform assigned repertoire and technical exercises
    2. apply instructor's recommendations to improve performance of assigned repertoire
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students must successfully perform and pass a mandatory jury exam before a Music faculty panel at the conclusion of the semester. The jury exam will serve as the sole determinant of whether a student is sufficiently qualified to advance to the MUSL111, Primary 1.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See Course format for individually selected musical repertoire and technical studies.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Approval/revision date - 3/2010