2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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MUSC 126 Beginning Class Guitar (1 credit)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Formerly MUSIC 126

Course Description
A performance course designed for the beginning guitarist. No prior experience expected. Students must furnish their own guitar.

Student Outcomes
1. Read treble clef notes, tablature, chord graphs, and identify them on the fretboard.
2. Strum the chords to beginning music literature while maintaining a constant tempo.
3. Interpret elements of basic music theory (e.g., time signatures, chord graphs, strum bars, tempo markings).
4. Perform 15 basic guitar chords and 10 altered guitar chords.
5. Perform 15 assigned riffs on the guitar.
6. Define musical terms, and identify melodic and harmonic intervals.
7. Play chromatic scale positions 1 through 10 at 120M.M.

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