Academic Catalogs

Music (MUS)

MUS C1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History and Appreciation of Music  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Study of major genres, forms, styles, and historical periods in music since the Middle Ages. Emphasis on listening techniques, appreciation of classical and popular music, and recognition of styles, composers, and periods. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: MUS 100.

MUS C1033 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World Music  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A music appreciation course focusing on music from cultures around the world. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

MUS C1302 Units (18 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
Beginning Guitar  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

For the beginning player or a player with no prior professional instruction. Studies include basic chord forms, scales, and music theory. Focus is on styles of the last 40 years and is very "rock" oriented. Students learn songs of their choice as part of the curriculum. Student must provide own acoustic or electric guitar. Daily practice is necessary for satisfactory progress. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

MUS C1312 Units (18 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
Intermediate Guitar  
Advisory: MUS C130.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of Music 130. Studies include advanced chord forms, modes, diatonic music theory, improvisation, and song analysis. Focus is on music styles of the last 40 years and is very "rock" oriented. Students learn songs of their choice as part of the curriculum. Student must provide own acoustic or electric guitar. Daily practice is necessary for satisfactory progress. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

MUS C1393 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of Rock Music  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly MUS C105. An overview of the social and musical characteristics of music in the Rock and Roll era. 1950's through the present, with emphasis on its impact on American culture today. Multimedia selections will be used. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

MUS C1433 Units (54 lecture hours)  
History of Jazz  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly MUS C106. An appreciation course focusing on various jazz genres from North America with an overview of the social, musical, and cultural characteristics and importance of music in the jazz era from the early 20th century to the present. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.