Music Fundamentals

Course Description

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. Open to all students. 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
46720 MUSI 10A 1 ·T·R··· 11:30 AM-12:45 PM Ron Dunn ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2020-04-13 to 2020-06-26.

Footnote Information

MUSI 10A-01: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times 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
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 200 and READ 200 (or LART 200), or ESL 261, 262 and 263.
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