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MUS 1 :: INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 4 Units
A study of Western music and its place in civilization. Selected listening and readings from the masterpieces of music of Europe and the Western Hemisphere with an emphasis on methods of comprehension, listening techniques, the elements of music, primary musical forms, and a wide range of concert repertoire. Includes a study of how social, political, philosophical, and other artistic developments outside of music influenced compositional thinking and how these were integrated into the different periods of Western musical history. A variety of media consisting of slides, videos, recordings, and lecture will be used. Live performance used when possible.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
10260
TEXTS
• MUS -001.-01W LaboratoryTBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
  Lecture TBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-001-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities). Meets Foothill's GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities).
10188
TEXTS
• MUS -001.-02W LaboratoryTBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
  Lecture TBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-001-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities). Meets Foothill's GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities).

MUS 2D :: WORLD MUSIC: ROOTS TO CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FUSION 5 Units
A survey of world music styles from their roots in the ethnic traditions of a specific culture through their evolution into new forms that retain vitality and relevance in contemporary society. Traces the elements that make each style distinctive from a purely musical perspective as well as the social, historical, and cultural context that shaped each style's development. Styles include salsa, reggae, rai, Celtic, fado, flamenco, South African Township, Bollywood filmi, and more.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
10857
TEXTS
• MUS -002D-01W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017. MUS-002D-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities). Meets Foothill's GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities).

MUS 3A :: THEORY & MUSICIANSHIP I 5 Units
Introduction to the fundamentals of music and their application to composition and music literature. Notation, scales, intervals, triads, essential cadential formulas and phrase structure and their use in basic composition. Musicianship skills to include melodic dictation with leaps within the triad, rhythmic dictation in different meters, ear recognition of intervals, triad qualities including inversions, and dominant seventh chords, sight-singing simple step-wise melodies.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 12A strongly recommended.
11101
TEXTS
• MUS -003A-01W LaboratoryTBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
  Lecture TBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-003A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 7F :: MUSIC IN FILM 4 Units
A cross cultural study of how music propels the story line in motion pictures from symphonic scores to pop soundtracks comparing imagery, emotions, characterizations, rhythm, intervals, melody, and chords. A “music-in-film” history course that blends the study of film music composers with an analysis of musical techniques from the earliest examples of film sound to film noir, westerns to James Bond, Hitchcock to musicals, and the Golden Era of Hollywood to Star Wars. Students will differentiate between parallel, contrapuntal, and associative types of music in film. The goal of the class is to identify how music and culture function in film to highlight dialogue, reflect thoughts, create tension, and establish a sense of time and place. Previous musical knowledge is helpful, but not necessary.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
10878
TEXTS
• MUS -007F-01W LectureTBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-007F-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 8 :: MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 5 Units
A comparative and integrative study of the multicultural musical styles of the United States, this class explores the musics of Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans, and Asian Americans from their historical roots to the present. It includes a wide variety of musical styles such as Folk, Spirituals, Gospel, Soul, Blues, Jazz, Cajun, Zydeco, Salsa, Tejano, Hip-Hop and Rap. Students will look at these musical traditions from a technical and a cultural perspective as they develop listening and descriptive skills.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 8H.
10860
TEXTS
• MUS -008.-01W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017. MUS -008.-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. This four-week course is taught by an instructional team led by Dr. Elizabeth Barkley. Meets UC Berkeley American Cultures requirement and Foothill College general education graduation requirement in United States Cultures and Communities.
10869
TEXTS
• MUS -008.-02W LaboratoryTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Lecture TBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017. MUS-008-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities) and Area D-3 (Social Sciences). Meets UC Berkeley American Cultures Requirement and Foothill's GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities).
11177
TEXTS
• MUS -008.-03W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017. MUS-008-03W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Meets UC Berkeley American Cultures Requirement. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities). Meets Foothill's GE Requirement in Area 1 (Humanities).

MUS 9B :: MUSIC & MEDIA: HENDRIX TO HIP-HOP 4 Units
Introductory study of the history and development of popular music from 1964 through the present in the U.S. The class will examine the development of media delivery systems after The Beatles' first appearances on television through the growth of rock and alternative styles. Styles and artist to be studied are such as punk, ska, the rebirth of country music and the rise of hip hop culture, examining artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Prince, The Police, Chuck D. and others. The class will study the development and growth of music videos as an art form and the delivery/promotional systems developed for them such as MTV.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 85B.
10374
TEXTS
• MUS -009B-01W LectureTBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-009B-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).
11225
TEXTS
• MUS -009B-02W LaboratoryTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-9B-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area A C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 10 :: MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS 4 Units
Beginning theory course where the basic elements of musicianship and harmony are explored through lecture, listening, and written assignments. Rudiments of music like pitch, rhythm, harmony, style, and form will be examined as rock and roll is analyzed through classical music theory.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
10031
TEXTS
• MUS -010.-01W LectureTBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-010-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).
11100
TEXTS
• MUS -010.-03W LectureTBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-010-03W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 11A :: JAZZ & SWING 4 Units
History and analysis of jazz styles and trends from the development of Ragtime to 1969. An introduction to the instruments, performers, composers, compositions and recordings that defined jazz before the introduction of rock as the primary commercial music style in the US. Presentation of jazz and swing recordings, videos and print resources. Major artists include Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus and John Coltrane. Style periods include Early ("Dixieland"), Big Band, Jump, Swing, Bebop, Hard Bop, Cool, Modal, and Avant-Garde Jazz.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 64A.
10872
TEXTS
• MUS -011A-01W LectureTBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 07/28/2017. MUS-011A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 11B :: FUNK, FUSION & HIP-HOP 4 Units
History and analysis of funk, fusion and Hip-Hop styles from 1969 to the present. An introduction to the instruments, performers, composers, compositions and recordings that defined/define funk, fusion & Hip-Hop from the collapse of traditional jazz and the introduction of funk and jazz fusion to the present. Presentation of recordings, videos and print resources. Major artists include Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, James Brown, Sly Stone, Weather Report, Wayne Shorter, George Clinton and P-Funk, Jaco Pastorius, Pat Metheny, Grandmaster Flash, Africa Bambaataa, Chuck D. and Dr. Dre. Style periods include Early Jazz Fusion, Early Funk, East Bay Funk, Groove and Smooth Jazz, Modern Fusion, Early Hip-Hop and Commercial Rap.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 64B.
10176
TEXTS
• MUS -011B-01W LaboratoryTBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-011B-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).
11176
TEXTS
• MUS -011B-02W LaboratoryTBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-011B-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 11E :: HISTORY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC: 1970-PRESENT 4 Units
The impact of emerging electronic music styles on instrument development, recording technology and popular culture in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Incorporation of electronic music and instruments in new music, television & film soundtracks and live performance, creating a market for the development and sales of portable music synthesizers. Analysis of the impact of emerging musical styles including ambient, techno and trance on the composition of contemporary music and youth culture. Comparison of analog and digital music synthesis techniques in the recording and performance of electronic music. Advances in computer technology in relation to the compositional needs of the emerging electronic musical styles. Students will analyze historically significant electronic works from experimental academic compositions to popular music from the era.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
10585
TEXTS
• MUS -011E-01W LaboratoryTBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-011E-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 11F :: VIDEO GAMES & POPULAR CULTURE 4 Units
The impact of game design and game technology on popular culture. Topics will include early history including the early hardware and software designers that emerged after World War II, the rise of the video game entrepreneurs and the resulting multi-billion dollar arcade industry, eight generations of home video game console inventors from the Magnavox Odyssey through the present day, the impact of the home computer on video games, the evolution of the handheld game console from early LCD games through the smart phone, online gaming from the first text-based games built by hobbyists through the current massively multi-player online role-playing games, and the validation of video games as an art form as evidenced by their addition to the collections of prominent institutions such as the Smithsonian and MoMA. For each historical era, the influence of video games on popular culture will be demonstrated through film, television, print, and music.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MDIA 13.
10875
TEXTS
• MUS -011F-01W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-011F-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to Course Information at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU (IGETC) Transfer Requirement in Area 3 (Arts & Humanities) and CSU General Education/Breadth Requirement in Area C-1 (Arts & Humanities).

MUS 12A :: BEGINNING CLASS PIANO 2 Units
Group instruction in piano for those with no previous training. Emphasis is on finger technique, note reading, and performance of simple piano literature. For music majors as well as the general student.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 10; this course is included in the Piano Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10399
TEXTS
MUS -012A-01Q Laboratory12:00 PM-12:50 PMMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWLIN, CHIA1402
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017.

MUS 12B :: INTERMEDIATE CLASS PIANO 2 Units
Continuation of MUS 12A with increased emphasis on independence of hands, proper hand position, building repertoire in different genres, variety in rhythmic figurations and articulation.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 12A or equivalent skills; this course is included in the Piano Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10400
TEXTS
MUS -012B-01Q Laboratory12:00 PM-12:50 PMMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWLIN, CHIA1402
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017.

MUS 12C :: ADVANCED CLASS PIANO 2 Units
Continuation of MUS 12B with greater emphasis on building a repertoire, varied styles of performance, and ensemble playing.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 12B or equivalent skills; this course is included in the Piano Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10401
TEXTS
MUS -012C-01Q Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 12:00 PM-12:50 PMMWLIN, CHIA1402
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017.

MUS 14A :: BEGINNING CLASSICAL GUITAR 2 Units
A guitar fundamentals course that places emphasis on reading standard notation in the first position. Techniques such as rest stroke, free stroke, and correct left hand position are covered. Fundamental exercises and pieces will be played by the student in class as the instructor provides accompaniment. Includes an overview of the literature and the major performers of the classical guitar. No public performances are required.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: This course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10879
TEXTS
MUS -014A-01Y Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMMZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
  Laboratory TBATBAZUSSMAN, BENETTONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-014A-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction.

MUS 14B :: INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GUITAR 2 Units
Continuation of MUS 14A. Covers more advanced techniques for the right and left hands. Includes reading standard notation up to the 5th position. Increased emphasis is placed on solo guitar literature in addition to ensemble literature. No public performances are required.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 14A; this course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10880
TEXTS
• MUS -014B-01Y LaboratoryTBATBAZUSSMAN, BENETTONLINE
  Lecture 06:00 PM-09:50 PMMZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-014B-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction.

MUS 14C :: ADVANCED CLASSICAL GUITAR 2 Units
Continuation of MUS 14B. Covers more advanced techniques for the right and left hands. Includes reading standard notation up to the 9th position. Includes more complex solo ensemble literature. Additional class time is spent with lectures, demonstrations and performances. No public performances are required.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 14B; this course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10881
TEXTS
• MUS -014C-01Y LaboratoryTBATBAZUSSMAN, BENETTONLINE
  Lecture 06:00 PM-09:50 PMMZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-014C-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction.

MUS 15A :: BEGINNING ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2 Units
A performance based course in beginning guitar (nylon, steel, or electric guitar) with a concentration on folk music. Traditional and popular songs will be used to demonstrate the development of right and left hand techniques. Standard music notation, tablature, and chord symbols will be presented and students can choose instrumental or popular vocal selections to play.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: This course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10882
TEXTS
MUS -015A-01Y Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
  Laboratory TBATBAZUSSMAN, BENETTONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-015A-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction.

MUS 15B :: INTERMEDIATE ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2 Units
Development of traditional finger-picking style playing and picking techniques. Solo and ensemble performance on an intermediate level. Emphasis on reading traditional notation, chord symbols and tablature. This course is a continuation of the study of the guitar in the popular and folk idiom. Through analysis, singing, performing and listening, various songs and styles will be studied. This is a performance based course with the broad range of folk music as its subject matter.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 15A or equivalent; this course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10883
TEXTS
MUS -015B-01Y Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
  Laboratory TBATBAZUSSMAN, BENETTONLINE
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-015B-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction.

MUS 15C :: ADVANCED ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2 Units
Instruction in the playing of popular and folk guitar with an emphasis on finger-picking, barre chords, and altered tunings. Sight reading in tablature, chord symbols, and standard notation. Instrumental Blues and blues scales will be covered.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 15B or equivalent; this course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
10884
TEXTS
• MUS -015C-01Y LaboratoryTBATBAZUSSMAN, BENETTONLINE
  Lecture 06:00 PM-09:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
Class runs from 07/03/2017 - 08/11/2017. MUS-015C-01Y: Hybrid class. TBA hours are via online instruction.

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