Course Number: MUSIC 10
Music Appreciation
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Survey designed to enhance the enjoyment of music with emphasis on listening: Historical overview of the development of musical form through the centuries.   1004.00
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C1; IGETC area 3A

Course Number: MUSIC 11
African-American Music
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Survey of all the vernacular forms of American music, including jazz, blues, folk, rock, rap, country, gospel, ragtime, blue grass and musical theater: Focus on the history and development of these various forms, the essentials of the music theory behind them, and how this musical synthesis reflects social issues in American society.  1004.00
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C1; IGETC area 3A

Course Number: MUSIC 15A
Jazz, Blues and Popular Music in the American Culture
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Historical and critical analysis of unique American music: Focus on environments from which its many forms have emerged and its role in social history; development of blues, folk, jazz, rock and other popular music forms in the twentieth century.  1004.00
AA/AS area 3, 5; CSU area C1; IGETC area 3A

Course Number: MUS 15B
Jazz, Blues and Popular Music in the American Culture
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Contemporary music scene with in-depth investigation of trends in artistic expression: Music as a revolutionary force; role of the music industry (records, radio, publications); analysis of performances and interviews. 1004.00
AA/AS GE Area 3, 5; CSU GE Breadth Area C1; IGETC Area 3B


Course Number: MUSIC 19
Music of America’s Musical Theater
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Historical and cultural development and major contributors of America’s musical theater: History of the integration of popular music, dance, and drama in America’s musical theater from its roots in European opera and merger with the American vaudeville stage, through its Golden Age (1920’s) to the latest offerings of the twenty-first century; and an examination of the social themes that inform, entertain, and challenge audiences.  1004.00
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C1; IGETC area 3A

Course Number: MUS 24
Jazz History
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for Credit: CSU, UC
Description: Evolutionary development of jazz music and the artists responsible for its creation: Historical, cultural, and sociological analysis of each style period through extensive guided listening. 1004.00
AA/AS GE Area 3; CSU GE Breadth Area C1; IGETC Area 3A


Course Number: MUSIC 30
College Orchestra
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: Ability to play an orchestral instrument
Acceptable for credit:CSU, UC
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 8 units.
Description: Study and performance of orchestral music: Selections from standard works of the classics and modern schools leading to public performance.  1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Music
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 49
Independent Study in Music
Units: .5-5
Class: (GR or P/NP)
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 5 units.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 100
Music Fundamentals and Culture
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for Credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to the notation and primary elements of tonal music of music from history and global culture: Example from music literature will demonstrate staff notation in treble and bass clefs, rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; and diatonic chords. Development of skills in handwritten notation is expected. History and social context of the above concepts will be discussed. 1004.00
AA/AS GE Area 3, CSU GE Breadth Area C1, IGETC Area 3A C-ID: MUS 110


Course Number: MUSIC 130
Elementary Piano Method I
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Description: Individualized study of level I beginning piano techniques and theory: Five-finger technique in C Major and D Minor, elementary rhythm, legato, staccato, coordination of both hands, beginning theory related to keyboard music, progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 131
Elementary Piano Method II
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Recommended Preparation: MUSIC 130
Description: Individualized study of level II beginning piano techniques and theory: Five-finger technique in G Major, F Major and E Minor extending to a sixth, finger crossing and chord playing, use of damper pedal, meters with half note and eighth note beats, beginning theory related to level II keyboard music, progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 132
Elementary Piano Method III
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Recommended Preparation: MUSIC 131
Description: Individualized study of level III beginning piano techniques and theory: Scale playing and performance in C, G, F and D Major, level III finger technique including intervals of the seventh and octave, techniques for changing positions, recognition and performance of primary triads and seventh chords, progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 133
Elementary Piano Method IV
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Description: Individualized study of level IV beginning piano techniques and theory: Scale-playing, reading of notation, and performance in Bb and A Major; A, E, B, D, and G Minor; introduction to chromaticism, diminished, and augmented triads; reading and performance of rhythms including sixteenth notes and triplets; Music History relating to keyboard music; progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 134
Intermediate Piano Literature I
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Description: Individualized study of level I intermediate piano literature, techniques, and theory: All major scales, keyboard history of Renaissance and Baroque Eras; level I intermediate rhythms, including syncopation, simple and compound meters, sixteenth notes, and triplets; playing duets; progressive development of skills needed for performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 135
Intermediate Piano Literature II
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Recommended Preparation: MUSIC 134
Description: Individualized study of level II piano literature, techniques, and theory: All harmonic minor scales, keyboard history pertaining to the Classical Era; triad inversions, and seventh chords; cadences and basic chord progressions; duets; progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 136
Intermediate Piano Literature III
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Recommended Preparation: MUSIC 135
Description: Individualized study of level III piano literature, techniques, and theory: All melodic minor scales, keyboard history pertaining to the Romantic Era; ornamentation; interpretation and execution of tuplets, duets; progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 137
Intermediate Piano Literature IV
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR/PNP)
Recommended Preparation: MUSIC 136
Description: Individualized study of level IV piano literature, techniques, and theory: Chromatic, octatonic, and whole-tone scales; Twentieth Century piano literature; piano voicing; interpretation and execution odd and changing meter, duets; progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. Performance evaluation by music faculty. 1004.00

Course Number: MUSIC 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Music
Units: .5-5
Class:
0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 1004.00