Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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MUSM 110    The Business of Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the processes of the music industry. This includes record contracts as well as the duties and responsibilities of record producers, agents, managers, and performing artists.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Chun               ARC MAIN FineArts 536A   10088 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Chun               ARC MAIN FineArts 536A   15938 Textbook


MUSM 111    The Business of Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course covers the fundamentals and organization of the music business. This includes the duties of attorneys, publishers, and radio stations regarding musical and financial matters. The course also defines and analyzes publishing agreements, merchandising contracts, trademark and servicemark points, as well as radio and record-industry relations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Chun               ARC MAIN FineArts 537A   15664 
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MUSM 113    The Business of Music/Promotion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the process of music promotion. Topics include definitions of promotion, developing media/industry fan lists, and assembling a promotion packet. The course also discusses current internet strategies and new technologies developed for promotion. In addition, a campaign for album release and distribution is discussed and planned. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Chun               ARC MAIN FineArts 537A   14388 
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MUSM 334    Introduction to Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: MUFHL 321 or MUIVI 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the rapidly evolving use of professional music software and MIDI electronic instruments. Various music hardware options, including keyboards, synthesizers, samplers, computers and drum machines, will be explored. A series of MIDI projects will cover music sequencing, notation, and CAI (computer-assisted instruction) software. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Crain              ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11394 
Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Crain              ARC MAIN FineArts 526      


MUSM 342    Recording Studio Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the first course in a four-part series and covers entry level techniques in audio/music production, studio design, and recording console functions. It also covers microphone fundamentals and applications, multi-track recording, and MIDI concepts. Field trips are required. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 537A   10728 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 537A     
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 537A   10736 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 537A     
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC R.Johnson            ARC MAIN FineArts 537A   12276 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Johnson            ARC MAIN FineArts 537A     
MW        07:00PM-07:50PM LEC R.Johnson            ARC MAIN FineArts 537A   10732 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LAB R.Johnson            ARC MAIN FineArts 537A     


MUSM 344    Recording Studio Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 342 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the second course in a four-part series and covers techniques of audio recording, MIDI fundamentals, and remote recordings. It also focuses on mixdown session techniques, outboard gear application and studio design. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 536A   10740 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 536A     


MUSM 350    Recording Studio Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 344 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the third course in a four-part series and covers the techniques and tools for managing a recording studio. Topics include studio design, personnel selection, equipment budgeting, business basics, and operation of 24 track recording equipment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC K.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 536A   11390 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB K.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 536A     


MUSM 352    Recording Studio Techniques    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 350 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the fourth course in a four-part series and covers techniques of engineering live music and audio in recording sessions. It is designed for recording engineers seeking careers in audio and post production. Techniques of analog and digital recording, mixdown, synchronizing audio and video, and management of sessions will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Chun               ARC MAIN FineArts 536A   14390 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB E.Chun               ARC MAIN FineArts 536A     


MUSM 356    Pro Tools 101, Introduction to Pro Tools    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 342 (Recording Studio Techniques) with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation software application. Basic Pro Tools principles, including how to complete a Pro Tools project from initial set up to final mixdown are covered. It includes how to record, edit, and mix music and Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) tracks within the Pro Tools LE application. This course is the first in a series of four courses leading to certification as a Pro Tools Operator. It may be taken twice for credit using different software versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        04:30PM-06:00PM LEC F.Cook               ARC MAIN FineArts 526    15076 
Textbook


MUSM 357    Pro Tools 110 Intermediate Pro Tools    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 356 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This is an intermediate course in Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation hardware and software application. Concepts and skills needed to operate large sessions in a project studio environment are covered. It includes managing large track counts, multiple channels of simultaneous inputs and outputs, and the use of specialized plug-ins for specific music and post-production tasks. This course is the second in a series of four courses leading to certification as a Pro Tools Operator. It may be taken twice for credit using different software versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        04:30PM-06:00PM LEC F.Cook               ARC MAIN FineArts 526    17216 
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MUSM 495    Independent Studies in Music Specializations in Music    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MUSM 120
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Chun                TBA TBA                 31737 
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MUSM 110
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Chun                TBA TBA                 31788 Textbook

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011