Music Fundamentals

Course Description

This is a basic introduction to concepts and skills of music notation, rhythm, major and minor scales and keys, simple sight-reading, key signatures, melody, and triads. This course is open to all students and may be appropriate for students with low scores on the MUSI 3A diagnostic test. Music Fundamentals students with no previous musical experience may benefit from concurrent enrollment in a beginning instrumental or vocal performance class.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
27043 MUSI 2 01Y ·T····· 09:30 AM-10:45 AM Grace Lai A91

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
MUSI-002.-01Y: HYBRID, meets on-campus and online. This class meets each week on campus and online as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at .

Course Details

3 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 3
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D261. and ESL D265., or ESL D461. and ESL D465., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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