Spring 2015 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. (C-ID MUS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           15771 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Lee-Keller         Elk Grove EGA 205        20273 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       02:30PM-05:35PM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 306           14941 
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This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET Program and it is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 306           15772 Textbook


MUFHL 311    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 the beginning of the classical period to music of today, 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           15857 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 306           15042 
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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)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 306           14716 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC O.Williams           CRC MAIN M 306           15729 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 300           14942 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Coughran           CRC MAIN M 300           14943 Textbook


MUFHL 404    Music Theory II    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Basic piano proficiency is required for this course. Proficiency may be demonstrated by audition or concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 341.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course incorporates the concepts from Music Theory I. In addition, through guided composition and analysis, the course will include: an introduction to two-part counterpoint; voice leading involving four-part chorale writing; diatonic harmony; and an introduction to secondary/applied chords and modulation. Basic piano proficiency is required and may be passed by exam or concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 341. The course is required for the AA and AA-T degrees in Music. (C-ID MUS 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Erickson           CRC MAIN M 204           19568 
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MUFHL 405    Musicianship II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUFHL 402 and 403 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 404 and MUIVI 341; Skills developed concurrently in Music Theory II (MUFHL 404) and Piano II (MUIVI 341) are advised for success in Musicianship II (MUFHL 405).
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory II through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation. (C-ID MUS 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Smith              CRC MAIN M 204           19569 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Parker             CRC MAIN M 204           14939 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Erickson           CRC MAIN M 204             


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

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Parker              TBA TBA                 21152 
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3 unit lab

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015