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What you will learn

  • Identify string names and numbers and read music notation, tablature, chord block diagrams, and fretboard maps

  • Practice picking, finger picking, and strumming patterns

  • Play various chords including major and minor triads, open, barre, and pose chords

  • Read and play a lead sheet

Skills you will gain

TablatureMusic notationGuitar scalesGuitar chordsGuitar

Learner Career Outcomes

20%

started a new career after completing these courses

22%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

14%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

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Berklee College of Music

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to Introduction to Guitar

1 hour to complete
5 readings
4 hours to complete

Acoustic / Electric Guitar and the Basics

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 33 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Getting Started: Fundamental Guitar Skills

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 52 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

The Twelve Half Steps and Basic Notation

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Scales: Construction and Fingerings

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 45 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes

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