Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECS.ThompsonARC MAIN Online 10935Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.HughesARC MAIN Online 11463Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.ThompsonARC MAIN FineArts 51210023Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.ThompsonARC MAIN FineArts 51210024Textbook
TBATBALECR.HughesARC MAIN Online 11623Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 51220150Textbook
TBATBALECD.EifertsenARC MAIN Online 10819Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


MUFHL 311    Survey of Music History and Literature (1750 to the present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUFHL 321 and 400; 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 the Classical period to the present. It provides background on Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and 20th century music, thus increasing understanding of modern styles derived from these periods of music.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 51211145Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 51210026Textbook
TBATBALECA.LapierreARC MAIN Online 10936Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


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, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECS.ThompsonARC MAIN Online 10937Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html.
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 52610646Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 51310022Textbook
TBATBALECS.ThompsonARC MAIN Online 11345Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html.
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

TBATBALECS.RinkARC MAIN Online 12586Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


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, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECH.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN Online 11008Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

TBATBALECM.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN Online 11008Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECM.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN Online 13039Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
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 https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN FineArts 51210025Textbook

MUFHL 401    Music Theory and Musicianship II    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, diatonic harmonies, part writing, rhythms, sight singing, ear training, dictation, form, history, and performance. It also includes the study of harmonic progression, dominant and non-dominant seventh chords, modulation, secondary function chords, and binary and ternary form. It includes analysis and composition and is required for music majors. (C-ID MUS 130; C-ID MUS 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.GilmanARC MAIN FineArts 52611146Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABT.ScottARC MAIN FineArts 526
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 52611148Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABT.ScottARC MAIN FineArts 526

MUFHL 411    Music Theory and Musicianship IV    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 19th- and 20th-century writing techniques including: 9th, 11th and 13th chords; altered dominants; chromatic harmony; dodecaphony; set theory; aleatory; minimalism; and analysis techniques. It includes practice in rhythmic, melodic, harmonic and contrapuntal sight-singing, ear-training and dictation. This course is required for music majors. (C-ID MUS 150; C-ID MUS 155)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.GilmanARC MAIN FineArts 52611150Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABT.ScottARC MAIN FineArts 526

MUFHL 495    Independent Studies in Music Fundamental/History and Literature    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017