Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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MUFHL 300    Introduction to Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 apply 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. (C-ID MUS 100)

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 11
MW        05:30PM-10:05PM LEC H.Hansen             ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10033 
Textbook
MW        05:30PM-10:05PM LEC C.Fagiolo            ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10033 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11505 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          12426 Textbook
Students who have already enrolled should buy the textbook and contact Dr. Hughes at hughesr@arc.losrios.edu.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10031 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10032 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          11506 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
Students who have already enrolled should buy the textbook and contact Dr. Hughes at hughesr@arc.losrios.edu.


MUFHL 308    Introduction to Music: Rock & Roll    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 512    11004 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online          11279 Textbook
Online Orientation - access through eLearning/D2L and contact Dr. Eifertsen at eifertdc@arc.losrios.edu.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUFHL 310    Survey of Music History and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUFHL 321 and 400 ; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is part of a two-course series that offers a survey of the history of music, including the most significant composers and works from antiquity to 1750. It provides background on medieval, renaissance, and baroque music, thus increasing understanding of modern styles derived from these early periods of music.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10609 
Textbook
A large portion of success in this class depends on the ability to read music.


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 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10035 
Textbook
Note: Quizzes and listening assignments on D2L

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online          11507 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 introduces the elements of music including scales, chords, aural skills, harmonic progression, form, notation, and composition. No previous musical study is required. (C-ID MUS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11508 
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 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11005 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10030 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Rink               ARC MAIN FineArts 513    19319 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11846 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 - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          11601 
Textbook
Online Orientation - acces through eLearning/D2L
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10034 Textbook


MUFHL 400    Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUIVI 340 (Beginning Piano) or knowledge of musical notation
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 experience in the application of materials learned in class. It includes analysis and composition and is required for music majors. (C-ID MUS 125; C-ID MUS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10314 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 526      
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10316 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 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. (C-ID MUS 140; C-ID MUS 145)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10318 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 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 23-Dec 18
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10620 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 10620 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 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 23-Dec 18
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10618 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 10618 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526      
and 1.0 hours per week online

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014