Fall 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)



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MUFHL 300    Introduction to Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A brief study of the development of music from the middle ages to music of today, emphasizing the relation of music to the social, cultural, economic and political factors which produced it. Learn to listen to and understand the music of many historic periods and cultures through the features they share: sound sources, time frame, rhythm and meter, pitch, and structure. Designed for the student with no previous musical study and for those who are particularly interested in the humanities or the arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           14598 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Lee-Keller         Elk Grove EGA 205        14830 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Lee-Keller         Elk Grove EGA 115        19406 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
This class is an EXCELerate cohort class. For information, please contact Jackie Chacon at 916-525-4308.



MUFHL 308    Introduction to Music: Rock & Roll    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 examines social, political, cultural and economic issues as they relate to the history of rock and roll music. Musical examples will develop listening skills and the ability to critique the music orally and in written form. This course is designed for students with no previous musical study.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 306           13908 
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MUFHL 310    Survey of Music History and Literature    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: A detailed study of the development of music from antiquity to 1750, emphasizing the relation of music to the social, cultural, economic and political factors which produced it. Required for music majors and designed for those particularly interested in the humanities or the arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           19550 
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MUFHL 315    Jazz History    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 historical, comprehensive, and comparative listeners survey of the traditions of Jazz music from around the world and in the United States, in which concepts of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues will be addressed. Guided listening presentations will 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 style of the Americas, Asia, Africa, India, and Europe will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 306           14021 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 306           19246 Textbook


MUFHL 321    Basic Musicianship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed as an starting point for students with limited musical experience or for those wishing a basic course prior to enrollment in MUFHL 400. The course concentrates on learning to read and understand (visually, aurally, and kinesthetically) rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, texture and form through keyboard and/or other instruments including voice as a window to music literacy and creativity. (C-ID MUS 110 (effective Fall 2104))

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           13654 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           14744 Textbook


MUFHL 330    World Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 a comprehensive, comparative listeners' survey of the folk ethnic, dance, and ceremonial music traditions around the world and in the United States, in which concepts of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues will be addressed. Guided listening presentations will show how traditional forms and styles have led to the urban, professional music popular in many countries today know as "World Beat." Music of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australasia and Europe will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 300           13909 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 300           13910 Textbook


MUFHL 402    Music Theory I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Basic piano proficiency is required for this course. Proficiency may be demonstrated by audition or concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course, through guided composition and analysis, incorporates the following concepts: rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; diatonic chords, basic cadential formulas and phrase structure; dominant seventh; figured bass symbols; and non-harmonic tones. Development of skills in handwritten notation and computer notation is expected. The ability to read music is required for this course. Basic piano proficiency is required and may be passed by exam or concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 340 (Beginning Piano). This course is required for the AA and AA-T degrees in music. (C-ID MUS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Erickson           CRC MAIN M 204           19249 
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MUFHL 403    Musicianship I    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUFHL 402; Skills developed concurrently in Music Theory I (MUFHL 402) and in Beginning Piano (MUIVI 340) are advised for success in Musicianship I (MUFHL 403).
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory I through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation. (C-ID MUS 125)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Smith              CRC MAIN M 204           19250 
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MUFHL 410    Advanced Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MUIVI 350 or 351
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the third course of a four course cycle. This course focuses on the study of scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords, diatonic harmonies, part writing, phrase structures, cadences, non-harmonic tones, harmonic progressions, harmonization, rhythms, sight singing, ear training, dictation, history and performance. Analysis and composition skills will be taught. Required for music majors. Students may wish to challenge the prerequisite on the basis of equivalent experience. This course is required for music majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 204           13904 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Erickson           CRC MAIN M 204             


MUFHL 411    Advanced Music Theory    4 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 351
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the fourth course of a four course cycle. This course focuses on techniques used in the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century and includes techniques used in the baroque through impressionist eras. Major topics include borrowed chords; augmented sixth chords; Neapolitan sixth chords; altered dominants; altered diminished seventh chords; chromatic mediants; modulation to foreign keys; and ninth, eleventh and thirteenth chords. Analysis and composition skills will be taught. Musicianship skills will be taught including sight singing and ear training of advanced rhythms, melodies and harmonic progressions. This course is required for music majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 204           13906 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Erickson           CRC MAIN M 204             


Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014