Summer 2015 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 08-Jul 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          10175 
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          10176 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 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: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online          11703 
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.


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: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online          10120 
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 08-Jul 17
MTWTh     09:30AM-11:35AM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 526    10007 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online          10177 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: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
TBA       TBA             LEC M.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN Online          10222 
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


MUFHL 400    Music Theory    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: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman              TBA TBA                   

Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: August 11, 2015