Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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MUFHL 300    Introduction to Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory examination of how composers and songwriters exploit the various elements of music to heighten the expressive impact of a composition. Aspects of melody, rhythm, harmony, tone, and structure are studied through focused listening of works from the Renaissance to contemporary styles of avant-garde and popular music. This course requires no previous musical study.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
M         05:30PM-09:55PM LEC Y.Oliynyk            ARC MAIN Rm 512          10092 
Textbook
W         05:30PM-09:55PM LEC Y.Oliynyk            ARC MAIN Rm 420          10092 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          15050 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Rm 512          10088 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Rm 512          10090 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC Y.Oliynyk            ARC MAIN Rm 512          13134 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Saraquse           Off Campus SanJuan HS    30938 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          15052 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUFHL 308    Introduction to Music: Rock & Roll    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines social, political, cultural, and economic issues as they relate to the history of Rock & Roll music. It includes guided listening and video presentations to show the evolution of Rock from its roots to current stylistic trends. This course requires no previous musical study.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Rm 512          13132 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Rm 512          14064 Textbook


MUFHL 310    Survey of Music History and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the history of music, including the most significant composers and works from antiquity to the Baroque period. It is required for music majors and also designed for those students interested in humanities or the arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN Rm 512          11670 
Textbook


MUFHL 315    Jazz History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an historical, comprehensive, and comparative listener survey of the traditions of jazz music from around the world and in the United States. Concepts of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues are addressed. Guided listening presentations show how African and early African American musical traditions have led to the development of various improvisational forms and styles including: ragtime, swing, bebop, free jazz, fusion, and acid jazz. Jazz styles of the Americas, Asia, Africa, India, and Europe are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Rm 512          10096 
Textbook
NOTE:Quizzes and listening assignments on D2L

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online          15054 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUFHL 321    Basic Musicianship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory examination of the elements of music including scales, chords, aural skills, harmonic progression, form, notation, and composition. No previous musical study is required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          15056 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Rm 526          10084 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Deffner            ARC MAIN Rm 526          13136 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Keene              ARC MAIN Rm 513          10086 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          17292 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUFHL 330    World Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to folk, dance, ceremonial, and popular music from around the world. Guided listening presentations show how traditional forms and styles have led to the urban, professional music popular in many countries today known as "World Beat." Concepts of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues are addressed. Music of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe are compared. No previous musical experience is required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          15524 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Rm 512          10094 Textbook


MUFHL 400    Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: Knowledge of musical notation
Advisory: MUIVI 340
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of scales, intervals, triads, diatonic harmonies, part writing, rhythms, sight singing, ear training, dictation, history and performance. Short creative assignments are included to provide students with experience in the application of materials learned in class. It includes analysis and composition and is required for music majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526          10900 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN Rm 526            
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526          10904 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN Rm 526            


MUFHL 410    Advanced Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUIVI 350
General Education: CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of MUFHL 401. It includes the study of 16th and 18th century counterpoint, fugue, variation, altered chords, sonata allegro and rondo forms, and late 19th century writing techniques; practice in rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, and contrapuntal sight singing; ear training, and dictation. This course is required for music majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526          10908 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN Rm 526            


MUFHL 420    Beginning Jazz Theory    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUIVI 385 and 400
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the elements of jazz theory including harmonic, melodic and formal analysis in the jazz idiom.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526          11696 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 11696 Textbook
Th        06:50PM-07:40PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526            
and 1.0 hours per week online


MUFHL 421    Advanced Jazz Theory    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUIVI 386 and 400
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course presents a continuation of jazz concepts presented in MUFHL 420. The emphasis is on advanced elements of jazz theory including composition and arranging, as well as harmonic, melodic, and formal analysis in the jazz idiom.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526          11692 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 11692 Textbook
Th        06:50PM-07:40PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Rm 526            
and 1.0 hours per week online

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010