MUS110 Fundamentals of Music

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Covers the basic concepts of music: pitch, rhythm, meter, intervals, modes, scales, harmony and music notation. Introduces the science of sound and music theory terminology. Begins development of musical performance skills through singing, clapping and performance on the piano keyboard. Also includes basic aural skills. Course intended for non-music majors and to prepare students for further music theory study. Prerequisite/concurrent: (WR 115 or IRW 115) equivalent placement. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for MUS110 Fundamentals of Music
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info
30312 Web


From June 22 through August 29, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 30312
Course details for CRN 30312
Instructor: Dana S Heer
Tuition: credit Fees: $20

This page includes online classes only, more sections may exist for this class.

Course details: CRN 30312

Course materials


No textbooks required

Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.


 Software/ Hardware / Music Equipment / Technical skill expectations


  • Access to piano keyboard that is multi-phonic (can sound more than one pitch simultaneously) - this may also be a virtual piano on a tablet, computer or phone.
  • Access to method of submitting video clips for assignments. This could include recording within the class module, or uploading a recording that was taken from a video camera, webcam, smartphone, etc.
  • Firefox, Chrome, or Safari browser
  • A soprano recorder (in C) - this can be purchased through the PCC bookstore, at most music stores, or online.
  • You must be able to work with documents and upload to Assignments in D2L. Directions to use Google Drive in Brightspace. Assignments can be submitted electronically either via a scanned copy, or a photograph, as long as the image is clear and easily readable. Scanners are available in any PCC campus library.
  • The technical requirements for most online classes include access to a computer with a modern operating system and a supported web browser

Instructor comments:

There will be a concert review required assignment for this class. While students are encouraged to attend a live concert when available, there will be online options as well. This class can be taken fully online, without visiting any campuses or other locations.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to