Fall 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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MUSM 110    The Business of Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents an overview of business practices and economics of the commercial music industry, including copyrights, music publishing, mechanical licenses, recording contracts, advances, royalties, revenue streams, licensing music for film and television, artist management, talent agents, touring, merchandising, record producers, band membership, touring, digital rights management, and effects of technology on revenue and business models.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:30PM-07:50PMLECG.BeatriceSCC MAIN PAC 11616681Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 320    Contemporary Songwriting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the process of writing popular songs, including writing lyrics, designing instrumental and vocal arrangements, studying melodic and harmonic skills, learning popular song forms, analyzing musical styles, and creating lead sheets. (C-ID CMUS 150X)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLECW.YuponceSCC MAIN PAC 11616682Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 321    Contemporary Songwriting    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers advanced processes of popular songwriting, including production and song evaluation, lyrical interpretation, publishing songs, and the songwriters' marketing system.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLECW.YuponceSCC MAIN PAC 11616684Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 330    Introduction to MIDI: Musical Instrument Digital Interface    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUFHL 320 or MUIVI 345 with a grade "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This in an introductory course to the fields of music technology and desktop music production. Students will utilize contemporary computer, software, and electronic instrument technology to create music of diverse styles and genres. Students will learn the techniques of using Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software to record, edit, apply effects, and mixdown MIDI and audio tracks to complete creative projects. (C-ID CMUS 110X)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-01:50PMLECR.KnableSCC MAIN PAC 10917502Textbook
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLABR.KnableSCC MAIN PAC 109
On-Campus


MUSM 331    Intermediate MIDI: Musical Instrument Digital Interface    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on skills learned in MUSM 330 and concentrates on refining the skills of using Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software to record, edit, apply effects, and mixdown MIDI and audio tracks to complete creative projects. Students can also work on projects combining music and other media, such as video and computer games.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-01:50PMLECR.KnableSCC MAIN PAC 10917506Textbook
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLABR.KnableSCC MAIN PAC 109
On-Campus


MUSM 336    Music Project Studio    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUSM 331 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a lab course for students who have completed MUSM 331 (Intermediate MIDI) and who want to work on a creative project independently. A typical project could include completing a demo recording utilizing the MIDI and audio resources at the college. Students work independently but confer with faculty during the course of the project. They present their final work at the end of the semester for critique and evaluation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABR.KnableSCC MAIN PAC 10917510Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 342    Recording Studio Techniques I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to audio engineering in the recording studio including multi-track recording, microphone selection and use, mixing console, signal processing, and four-track demo production. MUSM 342 is the first semester course in the audio production degree program. (C-ID CMUS 130X)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECJ.VillecSCC MAIN PAC 11316680Textbook
M05:30PM-08:55PMLECJ.VillecSCC MAIN PAC 11318204Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 344    Recording Studio Techniques II    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 306 or 342 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This lecture and "hands-on" lab class builds on topics covered in MUSM 342 and MUSM 306. It uses 24-track recording techniques utilizing the Otari MX-80 and Pro Tools HDX. Students will use the Audient 8024 mixing console for audio routing and Pro Tools control. Basic, as well as advanced, microphone techniques, acoustics, recording studio design, mixing, monitoring, and audio measurement are covered. Students have the opportunity to engineer live studio recording sessions during class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:00AM-10:50AMLECK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 11217115Textbook
MW11:00AM-12:20PMLABK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 225
On-Campus


MUSM 350    Recording Studio Techniques III    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 344 and 356 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: MUSM 350 is a lecture and lab course that covers the proper operation of multi-track digital and analog studio recording equipment used in the SCC Audio Control Room, including the Avid Pro Tools HDX system and D-Command Worksurface and the Audient 8024-HE 24 track analog console and MX-80 recorder reproducer.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW04:30PM-05:20PMLECK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 11218205Textbook
MW05:30PM-07:00PMLABK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 112
On-Campus


MUSM 356    Pro Tools 101, Introduction to Pro Tools    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 306 or 342 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MUSM 344
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is conducted in the Music Department's Mac computer lab. It is an introductory course to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation software application. This is the first course offering as part of the College's Digidesign Certified Training Location alliance. This course trains students in the basic operation of Pro Tools. Students learn how to record, edit, and mix music and MIDI within the Pro Tools application.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

T06:00PM-09:10PMLECF.CookSCC MAIN PAC 10918859Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 357    Pro Tools 110 Intermediate Pro Tools    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 342 and 356 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: MUSM 344
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course offers intermediate level instruction in the skills needed to operate Avid's Pro Tools digital audio workstation hardware and software applications. This course trains students in recording, editing and mixing audio, and MIDI within the Pro Tools environment. It is conducted in the Music Department's Mac computer lab.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

T06:00PM-09:10PMLECF.CookSCC MAIN PAC 10918860Textbook
On-Campus


MUSM 366    Pro Tools 201, Advanced Pro Tools    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 357 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MUSM 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This is the advanced course offering in the SCC Avid Certified Training Location alliance. Pro Tools 201 focuses on a foundation of skills needed to competently operate a Pro Tools HDX system in a professional environment. This advanced-level course in Avid's Pro Tools digital audio workstation hardware and software application. Topics include the core concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools HD system in a professional studio environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh11:40AM-12:05PMLECK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 11218861Textbook
TTh12:05PM-12:45PMLABK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 109
On-Campus


MUSM 367    Audio for Video Post Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUSM 356 and 357 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: MUSM 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course students learn post production, the art and science of adding sound to picture for television, feature films, and commercials. Students work in the Pro Tools digital audio workstation environment. Sound Design, Foley, and mixing skills will be demonstrated.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:30PM-01:20PMLECK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 11218863Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.ShearerSCC MAIN PAC 112
On-Campus


MUSM 495    Independent Studies in Music Specializations    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent Studies in Music Specializations offers students a chance to do research that is more typical of students in advanced audio production, song-writing, arranging, or music business courses. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABK.Shearer TBA TBA18508Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018