Fall 2017 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11200 
Textbook
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at href="https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html">https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html This class will be taught using D2L, you may login at http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Distance_Education/D2L_Canvas_Login.htm.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Fagiolo            ARC MAIN FineArts 512    18967 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          11807 Textbook
Students who successfully enroll should email their instructor 10 days prior to the semester with their contact information: hughesr@arc.losrios.edu.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10028 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10029 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          13085 Textbook
Students who successfully enroll should email their instructor 10 days prior to the semester with their contact information: 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; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10800 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online          11027 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 (Greek Antiquity to 1750)    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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10524 
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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 introduces the history of jazz. Topics include ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10032 
Textbook
Note: Quizzes and listening assignments on D2L.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online          13087 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 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11201 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Rink               ARC MAIN Online          13719 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10801 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10027 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11440 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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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, India, Europe, and the Middle East are compared. No previous musical experience is required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          11266 
Textbook
Online Orientation - access through eLearning/D2L
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          11266 Textbook
Online Orientation - access through eLearning/D2L
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          13461 Textbook
Online Orientation - access 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10031 Textbook


MUFHL 400    Music Theory and Musicianship I    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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10269 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Robinson           ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10271 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 526      


MUFHL 410    Music Theory and Musicianship III    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 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10273 
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 elements of the jazz idiom. It includes analysis and composition and is required for jazz majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10533 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online          10533 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526      


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. It emphasizes 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 19-Dec 14
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10531 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online          10531 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526      
and 1.0 hours per week online

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017