Spring 2013 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11440 
Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          12599 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
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          13079 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. 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.
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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10979 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online          11256 Textbook
Online Orientation -- access through eLearning/D2L



MUFHL 311    Survey of Music History and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320, or placement through assessment
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 its composers and most significant works from the Classical period to the present. It is required for music majors and also designed for those students having a background in music and who are particularly interested in humanities or arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 512    11782 
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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10034 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online          11441 Textbook
Online Orientation -- access through eLearning/D2L



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, Mar 19-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          11442 
Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10980 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10030 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          12180 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. 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, Jan 19-Mar 18
TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          11560 
Textbook
Online Orientation -- access through eLearning/D2L

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10033 Textbook


MUFHL 401    Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUIVI 341
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 400. It provides a more in-depth study of scales, triads and seventh chords, diatonic harmonies, part writing, rhythms, sight singing, ear training, dictation, form, history, and performance. It includes analysis and composition and is required for music majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11783 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Rink               ARC MAIN FineArts 526      
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11785 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 526      


MUFHL 411    Advanced Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUIVI 351
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 410. It includes a more in-depth study of altered chords and late nineteenth- and twentieth-century writing techniques including: 9th, 11th and 13th chords; altered dominants; chromatic harmony; dodecaphony; set theory; aleatory; minimalism; and analysis techniques. Practice in rhythmic, melodic, harmonic and contrapuntal sight-singing, ear-training and dictation. This course is required for music majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11787 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB T.Scott              ARC MAIN FineArts 526      


Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013