Summer 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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          10194 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN Online          10195 Textbook
Students who are already enrolled should purchase the textbook, contact the instructor, Dr. Ralph Hughes at Hughesr@arc.losrios.edu with your basic contact info (name, email address, and a phone number). You will be emailed an enrollment key for our Moodle System website. D2L will only be used as a supplement website for this course.


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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online          10135 
Textbook
Oline 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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
MTWTh     09:30AM-11:35AM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10007 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          10196 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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          10244 
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

Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014