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MUSIC 1 THEORY 3.0
Prerequisite: Ability to read music in one clef as determined by the music process.
Corequisite: Musc 4A and 10.
Recommended Preparation: Musc 41A and/or Musc 102.
Notation, time values, scales, intervals, rhythmic patterns, construction and uses of the three principal chords, beginning work in ear training.Recommended enrollment for music majors in Musc 11 and one of the following: Musc 8, 9, 18, 108, or 118. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 2A MUSICIANSHIP 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 1.
Corequisite: Musc 3A, 4B and 10.
Melodic, rhythmic, two- to four-part and harmonic ear training. Sight singing of easy music in treble and bass clefs. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 2B MUSICIANSHIP 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 2A.
Corequisite: Musc 3B, 4C and 10.
Melodic, rhythmic, two- to four-part and harmonic ear training. Sight singing of moderately difficult music in treble, bass and movable C clefs, including all diatonic intervals and advanced rhythm patterns, Music terminology. Analysis of melody and form. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 2C MUSICIANSHIP 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 2B.
Corequisite: Musc 3C, 4D and 10.
Advanced ear training with melodic, two- to four-part and harmonic materials parallel to Musc 3C. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 3A HARMONY 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 1 or placement based on the music assessment process.
Corequisite: Musc 2A, 4B and 10.
Diatonic harmony, including primary and secondary triads with inversions. Nonchoral tones introduced. Harmonization of given and original melodies. Harmonic analysis of music literature. Study of figured bass. Recommended enrollment for music majors in Musc 8, 9, 18, 108 or 118. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 3B HARMONY 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3A.
Corequisite: Musc 2B, 4C and 10.
Includes 7th chords, all non-chordal tones and ornaments, elementary modulation and harmonic elaboration. Writing in choral and instrumental combinations of various sizes, including piano style writing. Composition, musical form and analysis. Recommended enrollment for music majors in Musc 8, 9, or 18. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 3C HARMONY 3.0
Prerequisite: Music 3B.
Corequisite: Music 2C, 4D and 10.
Advanced application of diatonic and chromatic harmony. Includes 9th, 11th and 13th chords. Modulation, altered chords, analysis of appropriatemusic. Integrated study of contrapuntal, 20th century and instrumentation techniques. Composition, musical form and analysis. Recommended enrollment for music majors in Music 8, 9, or 18. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 4A KEYBOARD SKILLS 2.0
Corequisite: Musc 1, 10.
Primarily for music majors. Keyboard realization of theoretical and harmonic materials from Music 1 including melodic harmonization with basic chord patterns and transposition. Fundamentals of body, hand and finger control oriented to the keyboard using a first study book for piano. Development of sight-reading skills and elementary repertoire. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 4B KEYBOARD SKILLS 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 4A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Corequisite: Musc 2A, 3A and 10.
Primarily for music majors. Standard first-year piano book and appropriate supplementary materials. Transposition, improvisation and keyboard study of harmonic materials from Musc 3A. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 4C KEYBOARD SKILLS 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 4B.
Corequisite: Music 2B, 3B, 10.
Primarily for music majors. Standard repertoire representative of music from the Baroque through the contemporary periods. Development of functional keyboard skills correlated with Musc 3B. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 4D KEYBOARD SKILLS 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 4C.
Corequisite: Musc 2C, 3C and 10.
Primarily for music majors. Standard repertoire and functional keyboard skills, correlated with Musc 3C in preparation for the keyboard proficiency examination. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 5A MODAL COUNTERPOINT 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3A.
Principles of 16th century modal counterpoint in two, three and four parts. Analysis and composition of Renaissance motets. Fall semester. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 5B TONAL COUNTERPOINT 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3A.
Principles of tonal counterpoint in two, three and four parts. Analysis and composition of inventions and fugues of the Baroque and Classic periods. Spring semester. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 7A MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3A.
An intensive chronological study of musical techniques including instrumentation, styles and forms, through listening, performance and score analysis. Early Christian era through the Baroque period. For the music major and music teaching minor, but open to all qualified students. Fall semester. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 7B MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3A.
An intensive chronological study of musical techniques, including instrumentation, styles and forms, through listening, performance and score analysis. Enlightenment, romantic and contemporary periods. Recommended completion of Musc 7A. For music major and music teaching minor, but open to all qualified students. Spring semester. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 8 APPLIED MUSIC 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10; enrollment in one of the following: Musc 43, 44, 56, 57A-G, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 70A-E, 74, 75, 82.
In-class instrumental or vocal performance that reflects individual study with a private teacher (at student expense). Development of interpretational, technical, and presentational skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9A INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION I 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 43, 56, 57A-G, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 82.
This course is designed for the entering classical, jazz and commercial music major. It consists of twelve 45-minute private lessons with an instructor on the Applied Music staff, participation in a weekly music recital class, and an end-of-semester jury performance. Topics include intermediate technical etudes and exercises, tone production, scales, and short performance pieces. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9B INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION II (CLASSICAL) 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 9A.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following, appropriate for the studentÆs study path: Musc 43, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 82.
Designed for the intermediate level classical music major, this course consists of twelve 45-minute private lessons with an instructor on the Applied Music staff, participation in a weekly music recital class, and an end-of-semester jury performance. Building on the foundations already established, emphasis is on representative intermediate repertoire, continued technique development, and introduction to appropriate style and interpretation. Recommended enrollment in a chamber ensemble class. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9C INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION III (CLASSICAL) 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 9B.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following, appropriate for the studentÆs study path: Musc 43, 44, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 74, 75, 82.
This course is for the advanced classical music major, and consists of twelve 45-minute private lessons with an instructor on the Applied Music staff, participation in a weekly music recital class, and an end-of-semester jury performance. Emphasis is placed on appropriate interpretation of advanced repertoire, as well as addressing possible new technical demands. Recommended enrollment in a chamber ensemble class. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9D INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION II (JAZZ/COMMERCIAL) 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 9A.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following, appropriate for the studentÆs study path: Musc 56, 57A-G.
Designed for the intermediate jazz and commercial music major, this course consists of twelve 45-minute private lessons with an instructor on the Applied Music staff, participation in a weekly music recital class, and an end-of-semester jury performance. Building on the foundations already established, emphasis is on representative intermediate repertoire and improvisation, continued technique development, and introduction to appropriate style and interpretation. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9E INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION III (JAZZ/COMMERCIAL) 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 9D.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following, appropriate for the studentÆs study path: Musc 56, 57A-G.
This course is appropriate for the advanced jazz and commercial music major, and consists of twelve 45-minute private lessons with an instructor on the Applied Music staff, participation in a weekly music recital class, and an end-of-semester jury performance. Emphasis is placed on appropriate interpretation of advanced repertoire, as well as addressing possible new technical and improvisation demands. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9F INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION--KEYBOARD 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 43, 59, 60, 63, 64, 66.
Individual instruction in the classical study of piano, organ, or harpsichord. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in and Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on techniques, repertoire and performance skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Recommeded enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 9G INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION--GUITAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 63, 64, 66, 82.
Individual instruction in the classical study of guitar. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on techniques, repertoire and performance skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 9H INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION - STUDIO/JAZZ KEYBOARD 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 56, 57A-G.
Individual instruction in the study of studio/jazz keyboard. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on technique, repertoire, improvisation, and performance skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 9I IND. INSTRUCTION - STUDIO/JAZZ ELECTRIC OR ACOUSTIC BASS 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 56, 57A-G.
Individual instruction in the studio/jazz electric or acoustic bass. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on technique, repertoire, improvisation, and performance skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Recommended enrollment in small ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 9J INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION-STUDIO/JAZZ ELECTRIC/ACOUSTIC GUITAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 56, 57A-G.
Individual instruction in the study of studio/jazz electric or acoustic guitar. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on technique, repertoire, improvisation, and performance skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 9K INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION - STUDIO/JAZZ DRUM SET 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10 and one of the following: Musc 56, 57A-G.
Individual instruction in the study of studio/jazz drum set. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on technique, repertoire, improvisation, and performance skills. Required end of semester jury performance. Recommended enrollment in small ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 9L INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION - STUDIO /JAZZ VOICE 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10, and one of the following: Musc 56, 57A-G, 63, 64, 66.
Recommended Preparation: Musc 71A or 171A.
Individual instruction in the study of studio/jazz voice. One-half hour private lesson each week with an instructor on the Applied Music staff and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Emphasis on techniques, repertoire, improvisation, and performance skills. Required end of the semester jury performance. Recommended enrollment in smaller ensemble and/or jazz groups. For students performing at college level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 10 CONCERT MUSIC 0.5
Development of techniques of critical listening through lectures and demonstration. Required attendance at concerts and recitals. For music majors and minors, primarily, but open to all qualified students. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 11 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC STUDIES 1.0
An overview of the knowledge, skills, materials and courses necessary for the college music major. Assessment of student's performance and writing ability level for proper course placement, transfer needs and/or career goals. Brief survey of music history including styles, forms and terms.Development of basic aural and critical listening skills. For first year music majors. Total of 36 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
MUSIC 13 TWENTIETH CENTURY TECHNIQUES 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3C or placement based on the music assessment process.
Survey of and composition in the most important styles of the 20th century. Includes the music of Debussy, Ravel, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok, and Murphy. Significant developments in film music and song writing. No credit if taken after Musc 125. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU credit under review; UC
 
MUSIC 15 SEMINAR IN CONDUCTING 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 3A or placement based on the music assessment process.
A seminar in the art of gestural communication for the instrumental and choral conductor. Theory and history of conducting techniques. Conducting patterns, cueing, dynamics, and music analysis. Study and preparation of basic procedures in rehearsal pedagogy. Total of 18 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 17 ADVANCED PERFORMANCE REPERTOIRE 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 9C or 9E.
Corequisite: One of the following: Musc 43, 44, 56, 57A-G, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 70A-E, 74, 75, 82.
Individual or small-group instruction in the standard literature for the students' performing medium-instrument or voice. Historical context, form and harmonic aspects, technical demands, stylistic nuances, and expressive considerations of the pieces studied. One half-hour weekly with an applied music instructor and participation in an Applied Music recital class. Required end-of-semester jury performance. Preparation for transferring to a four-year school or entering the music industry. For students playing at the sophomore level. Total of 27 hours lecture and 90 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 18 INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE SKILLS 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Corequisite: Musc 10.
In-class instrumental or vocal performances that reflect individual practice on selected materials under the guidance of faculty advisor. Development of interpretational, technical, and presentational skills. Required end of semester jury performance. For students performing at college level. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours practice laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 2.0
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of a music sequence in the subject area, and approval of student project.
Primarily for music majors. Individual projects such as a concert recital, original composition, music arrangement, musicological research paper. Total of 108 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
MUSIC 21 MUSIC APPRECIATION 3.0
Introduction to western classical music--its understanding and enjoyment; music elements; performance media; style and literature. Emphasis on awareness and evaluation of music in everyday life. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 22 MUSIC IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD 3.0
Introduction to the music of current Western culture. Emphasis on contemporary classical, jazz, pop, music theater, film and TV media, electronic computer synthesizer. Study of prominent musicians, composers and performers. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 23 MUSIC CULTURES OF THE WORLD 3.0
Introduction to music as a worldwide phenomenon covering folk, popular, and art musics of major geographical areas. Emphasis on music as a component of culture and on the unique ways diverse cultures organize sound into music. Special attention on the musics of ethnic groupsrepresented in Southern California. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 24A THE JAZZ EXPERIENCE: EVOLUTION AND ESSENCE 3.0
Introduction to jazz: its development, major styles, and innovators. Non-technical analysis of jazz's musical and multicultural elements through lecture, demonstration, reading, film, and required listening. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 24B HISTORY OF ROCK MUSIC 3.0
Survey of rock music from the late 1940's to the present - its socio-cultural and historical development. Emphasis on the roots and early development of rock; its stylistic trends and influential artists throughout the years. The politics of rock and the impact of technology. Required concert attendance. No credit if taken after Music 127. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 25 AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC 3.0
Survey of the evolution and development of Afro-American music. Emphasis on African roots and influence of socio-economic factors. Slave song and Negro spirituals, ragtime, blues, R & B, jazz from New Orleans through avant-garde, contemporary Black popular music. Required concertattendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 26 LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 3.0
Survey of the evolution and development of Mexican and South American music from Pre-Columbian era through the 20th century. Fusion of native Indian, European, and African influences in thefolk, popular and symphonic traditions. Characteristics of salsa, mariachi and other regional styles. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 27 ASIAN MUSIC 3.0
Survey of the musics of the Middle East, India, the Far East and Southeast Asia: historical and cultural influences, social and religious implications, instrumental and vocal styles. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 28 HISTORY OF OPERA 3.0
Analysis of representative operas by the major composers of each period from the Seventeenth through Twentieth centuries in Europe and theUnited States. Origin and development of related musical genres, forms, and styles. Emphasis on critical listening skills. Recommended ability to read music, but open to all interested student. Required concert attendance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 30 MUSIC FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3.0
Survey of music, teaching techniques and materials suitable for children ages 2-7. Functional skills in reading and performing children's musicliterature: development of principles for organizing a child development curriculum. Recommended enrollment in or completion of Music 41A, 101 or 102. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit:CSU
 
MUSIC 32 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC EDUCATION 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 3A and enrollment in either Musc 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64 or 65.
Basic techniques for teaching K-12 instrumental and vocal music. Lecture, discussion and evaluation of effective techniques. Observation, tutoring and observation of elementary, junior high and high school music students. For students considering entering the field of music education. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours field practice.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 34 JAZZ KEYBOARD SKILLS 1.0
Prerequisite: Music 4A or 41A.
Study of the harmonic and melodic materials of jazz, blues, standard tunes, and modal jazz. Emphasis on the ability to play with a jazz feel, create bass lines, accompany singers & instrumentalists, and effectively sight read lead sheets. Technical exercises to improve piano efficiency for jazz and other related styles. Recommended Music 36A. Maximum credit 2 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU credit under review; UC credit under review.
 
MUSIC 34A JAZZ KEYBOARD SKILLS 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 4A or 41A.
Study on the keyboard the harmonic and melodic materials of jazz including blues, bossa nova and standard tunes. Introductory skills to play with a jazz feel, create bass lines, accompany singers and instrumentalists, and effectively sight read lead sheets. Technical exercises to improve piano efficiency for jazz and other related styles. Recommended Music 36A. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 34B ADVANCED JAZZ KEYBOARD SKILLS 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 34A or retention based on successful audition.
Study on the keyboard of advanced techniques and materials of jazz such as: blues, ballads, standard tunes, and modal jazz. Emphasis on the advanced ability to play with a jazz feel, create bass lines, accompany singers and instrumentalists and effectively sight read lead sheets. Advanced technical exercises to improve piano efficiency for jazz and related styles. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 35 MUSIC PREPARATION AND MUSIC COPYING 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 1 or placement based on the music assessment process.
Notating music with pen, pencil and computer software. Preparing lead sheets. Extracting parts and producing reduced scores. Reproduction techniques. Pertinent music business aspects. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 36A POP-JAZZ - THEORY 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 1 or placement based on the music assessment process.
Major, minor, modal jazz scales. Chord construction: triads through 13th's with alterations, poly chords. Chord families and functions. The II-V-I progression with variations and voice leading. Ear training. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 36B JAZZ-COMMERCIAL THEORY 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 36A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Jazz-oriented scales and their applications, contemporary chord voicings, polychords, substitutions. Moving line patterns and harmonic counterlines. Basic chord progressions. Song forms. 4 - part writing and arranging. Ear training. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 37A SCORING AND ARRANGING-BIG BAND 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 36A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Scoring and arranging for instrumental and vocal ensembles in traditional and contemporary styles and formats. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 37B SCORING AND ARRANGING-COMBOS 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 36A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Scoring and arranging for instrumental and vocal ensembles in traditional and contemporary styles and formats. Each course 2 units, 4 hours. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 37C SCORING AND ARRANGING-VOCAL 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 36A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Scoring and arranging for instrumental and vocal ensembles in traditional and contemporary styles and formats. Each course 2 units, 4 hours. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 37D SCORING AND ARRANGING-STRINGS 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 36A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Scoring and arranging for instrumental and vocal ensembles in traditional and contemporary styles and formats. Each course 2 units, 4 hours. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 38A WORLD BEAT - THEORY AND MUSICIANSHIP 2.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 23.
Music theory, musicianship, and performance of music from various cultural perspectives including Africa, South and East Asia, Indonesia, Oceania and the Americas. Music as an expression of its culture. The elements of music, development of reading, writing and aural skills. Improvisation, part-singing and instrument making. Application to each student's area of performance specialization.Recommended basic vocal or instrumental techniques and the ability to read music. No credit if taken after Music 38. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 38B AFRICAN DRUMMING 1.0
Performance techniques within the cultural context of African music. Combining various drumming patterns for group performance. Includes ritual and social functions. For students interested in understanding and performing African music. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 38C CHINESE MUSIC ENSEMBLE 1.0
Performance techniques and cultural context of Chinese music. Playing techniques in the zheng (Chinese long zither) and other Chinese musicalinstruments. Music for duo and small ensemble performance. For students interested in understanding, appreciating and performing Chinese music. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 38D MIDDLE EASTERN MUSIC ENSEMBLE 1.0
Performance techniques and cultural context of Middle Eastern music. Playing techniques in the ud (fretless lute) and other Middle Eastern instruments. Focus on common classical and folk genres. For students interested in understanding, appreciating and performing Middle Eastern music. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review.
 
MUSIC 40 PREPARATORY MUSIC THEORY 3.0
A visual, aural, and kinesthetic introduction to music literacy. Reading and writing rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation in treble and bass clefs. Elementary theory, including major scales, the circle of fifths, intervals, and common triads. Fundamental aural skill development through rhythm drills, melodic dictation, singing, and creative exercises. Recommended enrollment in Music 41A. For pre-music majors, but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 41A FIRST YEAR PIANO 1.0
Primarily for non-music majors. Orientation to the keyboard with emphasis upon finger, hand and body control. Stress on music reading. Study of a first year piano book. Recommended enrollment in Music 101 or 102. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 41B FIRST YEAR PIANO 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 41A or retention based on successful audition.
Primarily for non-music majors. Standard first book for piano including repertoire representative of various styles and periods. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 42A SECOND YEAR PIANO 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 41B or retention based on successful audition.
Primarily for non-music majors. Study and performances of varied Grade II materials and standard repertoire. Stress on required instrumental skills. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 42B SECOND YEAR PIANO 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 42A or retention based on successful audition.
Primarily for non-music majors. Continued study of Grade II materials and representative repertoire. Emphasis upon technical facility and musical interpretation. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 42C INTERMEDIATE PIANO 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 42B or retention based on successful audition.
Primarily for non-music majors. Study and performance of varied intermediate materials and repertoire. Focus on comprehensive areas of development in accurate reading, technic, tonal control and efficient practice. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
 
MUSIC 43 PIANO ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 42C or retention based on successful audition.
Ensemble experience for the pianist. Varied levels of both duet, duo and multi-piano literature. A variety of musical styles and their interpretations. For students playing at college level. Total of 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 44 PIANO ACCOMPANYING 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 9F or placement based on successful audition.
Introduction to the techniques of accompanying vocalists and instrumentalists. Study and performance of accompaniment repertoire: art songs and instrumental literature. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 45A INSTRUMENTAL IMPROVISATION 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 144 or retention based on successful audition.
Techniques of jazz improvisation including a background of theory and skills. Experience in combo performance. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 45B INSTRUMENTAL IMPROVISATION 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 45A.
Advanced techniques of jazz improvisation for small ensembles. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 53 INSTRUMENTAL/VOCAL WORKSHOPS 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and public performance of representative literature for varied types of large and small ensembles. Required instructional trips. Recommended previous instrumental or vocal ensemble experience. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC credit under review.
 
MUSIC 54 LANCER VARSITY BAND 1.0
Rehearsal and performance of selected band literature appropriate for sporting and community special events. Required instructional trips. For students playing marching band instruments, drum set, and electric bass. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU; UC credit under review.
 
MUSIC 55 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES BAND 2.0
Corequisite: Musc 61.
Rehearsal and performance of music and marching drill techniques appropriate to parade functions. Schedule of required rehearsals and performances published at first meeting. Required instructional trips. Students currently enrolled in a high school band program are eligible to audition. Total of 108 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
MUSIC 56 VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of literature suitable to the vocal jazz ensemble. Vocal and choral techniques and improvisation. For students singing at college level. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57A JAZZ COMBO 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of all jazz styles from New Orleans to avante-garde using written arrangements and lead sheets. Opportunities for extended improvised soloing as part of a 10-piece group, typically five or six horns and rhythm section. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57B LANCER JAZZ BIG BAND 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of traditional and contemporary literature for standard 17-piece big band. Development of reading, stylistic and ensemble skills. Instrumentation includes five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones, piano, guitar, bass, drums. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57C STUDIO JAZZ ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of compositions and arrangements by the important jazz writers. A 17- to 20-piece big band for the more advanced players. Development of aural, technical and interpretive skills. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57D SWING BAND 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of music from and in the style of the Swing Era. A standard 17-piece big band with vocalist. Development of jazz and dance band interpretations. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57E JAZZ GUITAR ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of compositions and arrangements for jazz guitar ensemble. Development of reading, technical and interpretive skills. Required instructional trips. For guitarists, bassists and drummers. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57F LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of music in the Latin jazz idiom. A conjunto (smaller band) typically consisting of 3-4 horns, rhythm section, timbales, congas, bongos, hand percussionists, and optional vocalist. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 57G DIXIELAND/SWING COMBO 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Theory, history, rehearsal and performance of jazz in New Orleans, Dixieland and Swing styles using written arrangements and lead sheets. Opportunities for extended improvised soloing as part of a 10-piece group, typically four to six horns and rhythm section. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 59 CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Study and performance of appropriate musical literature. For students playing at college level. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 60 COLLEGE/COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Study and performance of standard and contemporary literature of the symphony orchestra. For students playing at college level. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 61 LANCER MARCHING BAND 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Recommended Preparation: Previous band experience.
Rehearsal and performance of representative band literature. Emphasis on development of music reading, instrumental skills and marching techniques. Required instructional trips. Recommended previous band experience. Fall semester. Satisfies one unit of Physical Education Activity credit each semester. Total of 81 hours lecture and 63 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.
 
MUSIC 62 LANCER CONCERT BAND 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of representative band literature. Emphasis on development of music reading, instrumental skills. Required instructional trips. Spring semester. Total of 81 hours lecture and 27 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 63 CONCERT CHOIR 1.0
Rehearsal and performance of literature suitable to the large ensemble (80-100). Extensive training in vocal and choral techniques. Required instructional trips. For students singing at college level. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 64 CHAMBER SINGERS 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of representative major works suitable to the small ensemble (30-40). Advanced choral and vocal techniques. Required instructional trips. For students singing at college level. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 65 COLLEGE/COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of representative band literature. Emphasis on development of sight reading and instrumental performance skills. For students performing at college level. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 66 MADRIGALS 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of representative vocal literature, for 4 and 5 part small ensemble (20), of the major historical periods, i.e., Renaissance, Baroque, 20th Century. Advanced choral and vocal techniques. For students performing at college level. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 67 MUSIC THEATER PRODUCTION 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Rehearsal and performance of literature from the musical theater. Required instructional trips. For students performing at college level. Maximum credit: 4 units, 1 unit each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Musical Theater Production Family: Danc 7AB, Musc 67, 74, 75, Thrt 27, 75. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 69 GOSPEL CHOIR 1.0
Study, rehearsal, and performance of choral music of the African-American gospel traditions. Development of stylistic and ensemble skills. For students singing at college level. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 70A WOODWIND ENSEMBLES 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of one of the following: Musc 55, 57A-G, 59, 60, 61, 62, 65 or retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of standard and contemporary woodwind ensemble literature. Concert(s) each semester. For students playing at college level. Recommended Musc 8 or 9. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 70B BRASS ENSEMBLES 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of one of the following: Musc 55, 57A-G, 59, 60, 61, 62, 65 or retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of standard and contemporary brass ensemble literature. Concert(s) each semester. For students playing at college level. Recommended Musc 8 or 9. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 70C PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 87A or 87B, or enrollment in or completion of one of the following: Musc 55, 57A-G, 60, 61, 62, 65 or retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of traditional and contemporary percussion ensemble literature. Concert(s) given each semester. Recommended Musc 8 or 9. For students playing at college level. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 70D TROMBONE AND TUBA ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of one of the following: Musc 55, 57A-G, 60, 61, 62, 65 or retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of standard and contemporary trombone and tuba ensemble literature. Concert(s) each semester. For students playing at college level. Recommended Musc 8 or 9. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 70E CHAMBER MUSIC 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of one of the following: Musc 43, 55, 57A-G, 59, 60, 61, 62, 65, 70A-D, 82, or retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and performance of standard and contemporary ensemble literature for strings with or without other instruments or voice. Concert(s) each semester. For students playing at college level. Recommended Musc 8 or 9. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.
 
MUSIC 71A VOICE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Posture, breath control, tone resonance, vowel placement, registration. Class singing and solo singing from basic text and supplementary materials. Recommended enrollment in Musc 102. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 71B VOICE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 71A or retention based on successful audition.
Continued development of basic techniques of breath control, tone resonance, vowel placement, registration, diction, legato singing, performance technique and interpretation. Solo singing from basic text and supplementary materials. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 72 SECOND YEAR VOICE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 71B or audition.
Further development of voice techniques, posture, breath control, tone resonance, vowel placement, registration. Emphasis on performance in class of vocal literature, including folk songs, musical theater, religious songs and elementary art songs. Materials adapted to individual needs. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 73A VOCAL PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Corequisite: One of the following: Musc 8, 9B, or 9C.
The aspects of learning a song or aria: background, meaning, interpretation, poetic and character analysis. Communicating through performance. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 73B VOCAL PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Corequisite: One of the following: Musc 8, 9B or 9C.
Continued development of communication through performance. Introduction to singerÆs diction and the International Phonetic Alphabet. Total of 18 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 74 OPERA WORKSHOP 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Preparation, rehearsal, and performance of opera excerpts. Study of stage movement, musical styles, and dramatic techniques for the intermediate and advanced voice student. Recommended vocal training. For students performing at college level. Maximum credit: 8 units, 2 units each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Musical Theater Production Family: Danc 7AB, Musc 67, 74, 75, Thrt 27, 75. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 75 MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP 2.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Interdisciplinary course: Music, Theater ArtsTechniques, skills, theory and practice of musical theater performance and audition. The practice of songs, scenes and dance for performance on the live stage. May not be taken concurrently with or after Thrt 75. Maximum credit: 8 units, 2 units each semester. Maximum of 4 enrollments allowed in the Musical Theater Production Family: Danc 7AB, Musc 67, 74, 75, Thrt 27, 75. Total of 18 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 81A FIRST YEAR CLASSICAL GUITAR 1.0
Use of right and left hands and simple strokes. Basic theory, elements of musicianship. Fingering and interpretation of elementary guitar music. Solo and class performance. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 81B FIRST YEAR CLASSICAL GUITAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 81A or retention based on successful audition.
Further development of right and left hands and fingering, shifting, arpeggios, legato, exchange technique. Major and minor scales, seventh and augmented chords. Fingering and interpretation of elementary and intermediate level guitar music. Solo and class performance. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 81C SECOND YEAR CLASSICAL GUITAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 81B or retention based on successful audition.
Continued development of the technical skills and musical understanding required to perform intermediate to advanced classical guitar literature. Legato and barring techniques, Segovia scale fingerings, tandem finger movements, sonorities, playing in seventh position and beyond. Form analysis, ornaments. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 82 GUITAR ENSEMBLE 1.0
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
aRehearsal and performance of original and transcribed guitar ensemble literature. Emphasis on preparation of music for performance, developing ensemble skills and improving sight reding. For students playing at college level. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 83A BEGINNING GUITAR 1.0
Basic right and left hand playing techniques. Tuning, notation, basic music theory, reading and playing of simple melodies and accompaniments. Recommended enrollment in Musc 101 or 102. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 83B BEGINNING GUITAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 83A or retention based on successful audition.
Extended chords in first position, bar chords, movable scales, arpeggios, note reading in fifth position and simple solos. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 84 INTERMEDIATE GUITAR 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 83B or retention based on successful audition.
Guitar literature and techniques. Emphasis on individual progress in execution and interpretation. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 85A BEGINNING WOODWIND TECHNIQUES 1.0
Fundamental techniques, care and maintenance of standard woodwind instruments. Reading elementary level music. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 85B BEGINNING WOODWIND TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 85A.
Continuing development of performance techniques of standard woodwind instruments. Reading intermediate level music. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 86A BEGINNING BRASS TECHNIQUES 1.0
Fundamental techniques, care and maintenance of standard brass instruments. Reading elementary level music. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 86B BEGINNING BRASS TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 86A.
Continued development of performance techniques standard brass instruments. Reading elementary intermediate level music. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 87A PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT TECHNIQUES 1.0
Rudiments of standard percussion instruments with emphasis upon snare drum. Recommended ability to read music. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 87B MELODIC PERCUSSION 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 41A or 102.
Performance aspects of keyboard percussion instruments and tympani. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 88A BEGINNING STRING TECHNIQUES 1.0
Fundamental techniques, including position, fingering, bowing of violin, viola, cello and string bass. Reading elementary level music. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 88B BEGINNING STRING TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 88A.
Continued development of fundamental techniques, including position, fingering, bowing of violin, viola, cello and string bass. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 93 THE MUSIC BUSINESS 2.0
Careers in the music industry: composing, arranging and publishing, performing and recording, manufacturing and sales. Focus on skill, education, and experience needed; promotional techniques; agents and managers; songwriters and publishers; record companies, producers, and artists. Copyright and other legalities. Total of 36 hours lecture.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 94 INTRO TO MUSIC TECHNOLOGY FOR MUSICIANS 3.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: Musc 1, 40, 41A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Introduction to music technology tools commonly used by musicians and music educators. Basic computer notation, MIDI, recording, digital audio workstations, microphone techniques and sound reinforcement. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 95A INTRODUCTION TO SOUND DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of one of the following: Musc 41A, 101 or102.
Synthesis and sound design as it applies to television and films. Use of software and hardware for recording, sampling, and editing. Sound manipulation using filters, ring modulators, and envelope generators. Creating effects and original sounds. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 95B ELECTRONIC MUSIC IN COMPOSITION 2.0
Prerequisite: Musc 101 or 102 and 95A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Application of electronic music to composition including tape manipulation, form analysis and mixing techniques. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC
 
MUSIC 96A INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC RECORDING AND PRODUCTION 3.0
Prerequisite: One of the following: Musc 1, 40, 41A or placement based on the music assessment process.
Introduction to computer music production. Use of MIDI (Musical Instrumental Digital Interface) as it is used to interface between synthesizers, sequencers, drum machines, electronic string and wind instruments and computers. History and development of MIDI, its components, function and application towards performance and composition. Basic music recording/digital audio theory. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 96B MUSIC RECORDING & PRODUCTION APPLICATIONS 3.0
Prerequisite: Musc 96A.
Production of music projects using modern recording techniques. Utilization of microphones & preamps, hardware & virtual mixers, outboard plug-in effects, and other associated digital audio workstation components. Music production values are studied through analytical listening. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours music laboratory.
Transfer Credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 96C MUSIC RECORDING & PRODUCTION WORKSHOP 3.0
Prerequisite: Music 96A.
Strategies for mixing pre-recorded, multi-track music. Critical listening, musical aesthetics of recorded music. Room acoustics for critical listening. Extensive use of equalizers, dynamics and time-based effects. Advanced signal routing. Extensive hands-on projects. Total 54 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.
Transfer credit: CSU
 
MUSIC 101 MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS 0.5
An individualized multi-media course; 27 hours of self-paced study in the Music Laboratory. Introduction to music notation- melodic and rhythmic. Note values, meter, time signatures, the grand staff, major scales and keys. Recommended enrollment in Musc 41A or study of a musical instrument or voice. Total of 27 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 105 POPULAR SONGWRITING 3.0
Theory and practice in popular songwriting. Music fundamentals, lyric construction, and marketing techniques. For students interested in developing their songwriting capabilities for the commercial music industry. Recommended enrollment in Musc 102 and/or Musc 41A. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 112A ELECTRIC BASS TECHNIQUES 1.0
Theory and technique of playing electric bass: hand position, fingering, tuning, and maintenance. Fundamentals of music theory including scales, intervals, and triads. Reading and counting of contemporary and traditional music. Student must provide own instrument. Recommended enrollment in Musc 101 or 102. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 112B ELECTRIC BASS REPERTOIRE 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 112A or retention based on successful audition.
Further development of reading skills. Emphasis on playing in time. Study of bass lines in Jazz, Latin, Rock and classical music. Seventh and altered chords, pedal tones, and chord progressions. Function of bass in traditional and contemporary music. Music business considerations. Recommended enrollment in Musc 117 and 144. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 115 CONTEMPORARY GUITAR TECHNIQUES 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Music 83A.
Intermediate level guitar techniques in each of four basic styles: Blues, Rock, Jazz, and Latin. Melody and chord reading, right and left hand technique, accompaniment patterns, and improvisation. Playing solos and rhythm section concepts in duos, trios, and quartets. Recommended ability to read melodies and play major and minor chords in first position. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
 
MUSIC 116 DRUM SET TECHNIQUES 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 87A or enrollment as drummer/percussionist in one of the following: Musc 57A-G, 59, 61, 62, 70C, or retention based on successful audition.
Basic techniques of drum set playing. Emphasis on hand-foot coordination. Styles studied include jazz, Latin and rock. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 117 RHYTHM SECTION TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Audition.
Theory and techniques of playing in a rhythm section both as an independent unit and as the accompaniment to soloists, combos and big bands. Interpretation of individual function, style and written notation in jazz, rock, Latin and swing ensembles. Recommended enrollment in one of the following: Musc 45A-B, 57A-G, 111A-B, 112A-B, 114A-B, 116 or 144. For pianists, guitarists, bassists, set drummers, percussionists. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 121 LATIN PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES 1.0
Theory and technique of performing Latin percussion. Afro-Cuban and Brazilian rhythms. Latin, Latin-Jazz, Latin-Rock and Latin-Soul styles. Technique and rhythm patterns on Latin percussion instruments including congas, bongos, timbales, claves, cowbell, guiro, and shekere. Recommended enrollment in or completion of Musc 87A or 116, or percussion experience in an ensemble. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 129A MUSIC IN MULTIMEDIA 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 101, or 102, or ability to read music, and one of the following:Musc 21, 22, 24A, 24B, 25, 28, 7A, 7B.
Survey of the uses of music with computer software and hardware in multimedia. The Power Macintosh computer and the internet. Software and use of multimedia in music and education. Copyright and legal issues. Hands on use of MIDI and recording studio hardware and software for creating sound in multimedia. Multimedia and the internet including music for web sites, CD ROMs and video production. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 129C MUSIC & AUDIO POST-PRODUCTION USING PROTOOLS 2.0
Prerequisite: Music 129B.
Theory, mechanics, and aesthetics of placing music and other digital audio sounds into all types of media, focusing on audio recording, mixing and editing techniques using ProTools software and hardware in a post-production environment. Recording advanced projects including techniques for vocals, music, applying plug-in effects, tracking, overdubbing, mixdown, virtual mixing environments, automation, sound effects, sound design, ADR (dialog replacement)and bouncing the final mix to disk. Extensive hands-on projects. Recommended enrollment Musc 101. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 130 MUSIC EDUCATION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
Survey of music, teaching techniques and materials suitable for children ages 2-7. Functional skills in reading and performing childrenÆs music literature. Recommended enrollment in or completion of Musc 41A, 101 or 102. No credit if taken after Musc 30. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 131 MULTICULTURAL MUSIC MATERIALS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 30 or 130.
Introduction to the basic concepts of multicultural education as applied to music for young children. Focus on varied musical arts of worldwide cultures reflected in North American society. Development of age-appropriate teaching strategies, materials, and resources designed to enhance multicultural music experiences for young children in group settings. Meets partial fulfillment of the requirements for Child Development specialization in preschool music education. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
MUSIC 133A PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE-ORCHESTRA 0.5
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and preparations for actual performance by soloists and ensembles. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
MUSIC 133B PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE-CONCERT BAND 0.5
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and preparations for actual performance by soloists and ensembles. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
MUSIC 133C PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE-CHOIR 0.5
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and preparations for actual performance by soloists and ensembles. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
MUSIC 133D PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE-JAZZ 0.5
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and preparations for actual performance by soloists and ensembles. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
MUSIC 133E PERFORMANCE ENSEMBLE-SMALL GROUPS 0.5
Prerequisite: Retention based on successful audition.
Rehearsal and preparations for actual performance by soloists and ensembles. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.
 
MUSIC 134 MUSIC DEVELOPMENT & ASSESSMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 30 or 130.
Research-based study of the way young children develop musical skills. Integration of the basics of child development, music development, and music teaching leading to the cultivation and retention of musical ability. Practical application of various strategies used in assessment and evaluation of children's musical behaviors. Meets partial fulfillment of the requirements for Child Development specialization in preschool music education. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
MUSIC 135 CURRICULUM APPLICATIONS OF MUSIC IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUC. 3.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 30 or 130.
Development and application of music curriculum in approved group programs for children from infancy through school age. Observing, planning, and guiding musical play and learning. Practical application of theoretical concepts. Meets partial fulfillment of the requirement for specialization in preschool music education. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
MUSIC 140 MUSIC LABORATORY 1.0
For each verified 54 hours that the student spends in the rhythm lab, music library or practice room beyond the lab requirements of other music classes, 1 unit of credit will be granted. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 144 INTRODUCTION TO IMPROVISATION 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 102.
Performance oriented course. Application of basic music theory and reading concepts to an instrument. Development of fluency in all keys. Study of scales, arpeggios and melodic and rhythmic patterns with application to basic chord progressions. A preparation course for Musc 45A. Total of 54 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 147 INTERSESSION MUSIC LABORATORY 0.5
For each verified 27 hours that the student spends in the rhythm lab, music library or practice room beyond the lab requirements of other music classes, 1/2 unit of credit will be granted. Pass/no pass grading. Summer and Winter intersessions. Total of 27 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 171A TECHNIQUES OF POPULAR SINGING 1.0
Development of basic techniques and skills appropriate for singing various styles of popular music. Emphasis on fundamental singing techniques, interpretation, and stage presence. Music technology and the business of music. Solo singing performance required. Recommended enrollment in Musc 101 or 102. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 171B TECHNIQUES OF POPULAR SINGING 1.0
Prerequisite: Musc 171A.
Development of intermediate level techniques and skills appropriate for singing various styles of commercial and popular music. Emphasis on fundamental singing techniques, song interpretation, and remembering how to enjoy performing. Music technology and the business of music. Ensemble and solo singing performance required. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 171C VOCAL JAZZ PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES 1.0
Recommended Preparation: Musc 71A, 9E, 9L or choral music experience.
Development of skills needed for the professional vocal jazz musician. Emphasis on fundamental singing techniques and vocal health, interpretation and stage presence. Study of the standard jazz repertoire, various singing styles, microphone technique, improvisation, preparing lead sheets and arrangements and working with a rhythm section. Recommended enrollment in Musc 101 and 102. Total of 36 hours lecture and 18 hours music laboratory.
 
MUSIC 900 APPLIED MUSIC LAB 0.0
Corequisite: Music 1, 2ABC, 4ABC, 7AB, 8, 9A-K, 13, 18, 21, 22, 23, 25,, 26, 27, 28,30, 36AB, 41AB, 45AB, 71AB, 72, 81, 83AB, 84, 85, 86, 87A, 88, 89, 94,95AB, 96AB, 102, 105, 108, 112AB, 114AB, 116, 117, 118, 121, 122, 127,129, 130, 131, 144, 171, or 173.
Development of music skills through the use of the Applied Music Lab.Required enrollment in: Music 1, 2ABC, 4ABC, 7AB,8, 9A-k, 13, 18,21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27,, 28, 30, 36AB, 41AB, 42AB, 45AB, 71AB, 72, 81,83AB, 84, 85, 86, 87A, 88, 89, 94, 95AB, 96AB, 102, 105, 108, 112AB,114AB, 116, 117, 118, 121, 122, 127, 129, 130, 131, 144, 171,or 173.