Music (MUSIC)

Music (MUSIC) 101  
Fundamentals of Music Theory  

Introduction to music theory and application: rhythm, meter, scales, intervals, triads and musical terminology; development of aural and keyboard skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. No credit toward graduation for music majors.

Eligibility for Math 99 or Higher or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
GE: Fine Arts  
Music (MUSIC) 102  
Music Theory I  

Realization of figured and unfigured bases and harmonization of melodies. Triads and inversions. Harmonic analysis. Keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, TR, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 103  
Music Theory II  

Realization of figured and unfigured bass and harmonization of melodies. Chords of the seventh and ninth sequences, diatonic modulation. Harmonic analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 102, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 105  
Group Piano I  

Class instruction in beginning piano techniques through study in small groups. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. 1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 106  
Group Piano II  

Continuation of Music 105. Minimum of six hours practice per week required for credit. Students majoring in music are required to take two semesters of study with a private instructor following this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 105, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 107  
Jazz Improvisation Pt I  

Fundamentals of improvisation; performing improvised solos, both on standard chord changes and original compositions. Topics covered include: ear training, II-V-I progressions, substitutes of the Ii-V-I progression, simple blues, bebop scales, intervals and random chord exercises which lead to altered dominants and more contemporary concepts. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 101 and concurrent enrollment in Music 135, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 108  
Jazz Improvisation Pt II  

Further study of improvisation: performing improvised solos on standard chord changes and original compositions. The covered topics include altered dominant seventh chords, the 12 tone row, advanced blues, rhythm changes, turnarounds, learning tunes by ear, and improvising on them, extensions, substitute chords, modal harmony, free improvisation, note positions and other scales. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 107 and concurrent enrollment in Music 135, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 109  
Jazz/Pop Ensemble  

Rehearsal and performance of songs from jazz and popular music repertoires. In addition, the course will cover the skills needed as a professional musician. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 110  
Jazz/Pop Ensemble: Blues Emphasis  

Rehearsal and performance of songs in the blues genre. In addition, the course will cover the skills needed to succeed as a professional musician. Repeatable for credit up to four credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 111  
Aural & Keyboard Skills I  

Sight singing, ear training and rhythmic dictation with keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, OH, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 112  
Aural & Keyboard Skills II  

Continuation of Music 111. Advanced ear training and sight singing, melodic dictation and more complex harmonic structures. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, OH, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 113  
String Class  

Class instruction in fundamentals of violin, viola, violoncello and string bass; principles of bow control and elementary left hand technique; each student required to demonstrate techniques and develop performing technique; readings to be assigned. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: WR  
Music (MUSIC) 114  
Guitar Class  

Programmed, audio-visual music course, emphasizes the development of guitar playing skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 119  
Percussion Class  

Class instruction in percussion instruments; each student required to demonstrate techniques and develop performing ability; readings to be assigned. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 120  
Introduction to Music Business  

Overview of the music business including recording, publishing, management, marketing and other related topics. Writing assisgnments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Music (MUSIC) 121  
Introduction To Music  

Elements, structure, listening, literature, aesthetic perspective; concert attendance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: F1 900 GE: Fine Arts  
Music (MUSIC) 122  
Perspectives In Jazz  

Introduction to jazz, its historical background and its development in the United States. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, OH  
Music (MUSIC) 124  
Trends In Mod Amer Music  

Exploration of what has been happening in this century in American music; includes review of social conditions that have nourished these trends and discussion of folk, blues, jazz, country and western, rock, musical theater, and classical music. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: F1 904 GE: Fine Arts  
Music (MUSIC) 131  
Chorus  

This course trains students in vocal performance, familiarizes them with choral literature, and provides opportunities for public performances and musical performances for college functions. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated six credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

1 Lecture Hours. 0.5-2 Lab Hours. 1-2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
GE: Fine Arts  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 133  
Concert Band  

Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated four credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 0.5 Lab Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 134  
Orchestra  

Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated four credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 0.5 Lab Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 135  
Instrumental Ensembles  

String quartets, brass ensembles, jazz workshops, stage band. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated four credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 0.5 Lab Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 136  
Vocal Ensembles  

Madrigal groups, trios, quartets, etc. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated four credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 0.5 Lab Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, TR, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 4 times  
Music (MUSIC) 150  
Class Voice I  

Group instruction in fundamentals of singing, voice production, breathing, diction, vocalizing, and technical exercises; elementary song literature as student progresses. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, OH, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 151  
Class Voice II  

Continued development of proper use of the voice; greater attention to literature; songs in English, Italian, German. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Juried examination for credit.

Grade of C or better in Music 150, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 180  
Applied Music-Elective Level  

Individual instruction in applied music to prepare students for Music 181. Includes private lesson (minimum of one hour). Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Students must own (or have access to) the instrument they plan on studying.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 1 times  
Music (MUSIC) 181  
Applied Music-Freshman Level I  

Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lesson (minimum of one hour). First of a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 182  
Applied Music-Freshman Level II  

Continuation of the process initiated in Music 181. Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lessons (minimum of one hour). Second of a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts Music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 181, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 183  
World Music  

A study of representative music of the non-Western world, with an emphasis on its function within the culture of which it is a part. Elements, structure, listening, aesthetic perspectives; concert attendance. Students need no prior formal training or education in music to take this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: F1 903N GE: Fine Arts HD Course  
Music (MUSIC) 200  
Black Music Workshop  

Contributions of African-American musicians to development of classical music, American style; study of work of contemporary artists, use of Afro-Cuban instruments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: OH  
HD Course  
Music (MUSIC) 201  
Music Theory III  

Written harmonization of melodies with strict style figuration. Eleventh and thirteenth chords, modal and chromatic alterations, chromatic modulation. Harmonic analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 103, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 202  
Music Theory IV  

Extended tonality, chromatic harmonies, contemporary harmonic trends, inharmonic modulation. Harmonic analysis. Keyboard application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 201, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 204  
Commercial Music Workshop I  

Composition, arrangement, and performance of commercial music. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK  
Music (MUSIC) 205  
Commercial Music Workshop II  

Continuation of Music 204. Extended original composition; use of microphone and recording techniques; their influence upon orchestration. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 204, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK  
Music (MUSIC) 211  
Aural and Keyboard Skills III  

Continuation of Music 112. Further development of aural perception (melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation) and abilities in sight-singing (single melodies and duets). Application of harmonic concepts at the keyboard. This course is the third in a four-semester sequence of courses in which music majors need to enroll each term of the freshman and sophomore year. The course may be offered separately or with one or more topics combined. Aural skills include sequential development of ear training, sight singing, and dictation and may also include computer-assisted instruction and/or other applications. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 112, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 212  
Aural and Keyboard Skill IV  

Continuation of Music 211. Further development of aural perception (melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation) and abilities in sight-singing (single melodies and duets). Application of harmonic concepts at the keyboard. This course is the fourth in a four-semester sequence of courses in which music majors need to enroll each term of the freshman and sophomore year. The course may be offered separately or with one or more topics combined. Aural skills include sequential development of ear training, sight singing, and dictation, and may also include computer-assisted instruction and/or other applications. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 211, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 221  
Music Literature & History  

Introduction to the standard concert repertory through intensive guided listening. Representative works by major composers are chosen to illustrate the principal styles, forms and techniques of vocal and instrumental music. Assumes a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the elements of music. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
IAI: F1 900,F1 901 GE: Fine Arts  
Music (MUSIC) 225  
Individual Project  

Individual project as determined with the instructor. Students would also be required to complete an internship as chosen through a discussion with the instructor. Eligibility for course repetition for additional credit hours determined by the instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated four credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Music (MUSIC) 281  
Applied Music-Sophomore Level I  

Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lesson (minimum of one hour). Third course in a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 181, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Music (MUSIC) 282  
Appl Music-Soph Lvl II  

Individual instruction in applied music. Includes weekly private lesson (minimum of one hour). Last course in a four-course sequence of private music lessons required of students in Associate in Fine Arts music curriculum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Music 281, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR