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134 Courses/Sections found for Fall 2014     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

MUS 1INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC4 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.)
20241 MUS -001.-01Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWDAVIES, PAUL1401
  Laboratory TBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
MUS-001.-01Y: Hybrid class. 1.0 weekly TBA hour via online instruction. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements. Also meets Foothill's Humanities requirement for General Education for the AS/AA degree.
20242• MUS -001.-02W LectureTBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
MUS -001.-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements. Also meets Foothill's Humanities requirement for General Education for the AS/AA degree.
20802• MUS -001.-03W LectureTBATBABENKMAN, NOELONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABENKMAN, NOELONLINE
MUS -001.-03W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements. Also meets Foothill's Humanities requirement for General Education for the AS/AA degree.
21595• MUS -001.-04W LectureTBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE

MUS 2AGREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION5 Units
An introduction to the great composers and music masterpieces of Western culture, including composer biographies with emphasis on how composers synthesize or transform the aesthetic ideals of their time. Examines how composers' music reflects their own lives as well as mirrors contemporary social, political, and religious events. Historical periods include the Ancient World and the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. Composers include Josquin, Lassus, Palestrina, Monteverdi, Purcell, Vivaldi, Handel and Bach.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
20243 MUS -002A-01Y Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMMWHARTWELL, ROBERT1401
  Laboratory TBATBAHARTWELL, ROBERTONLINE
MUS -002A-01Y: Hybrid class. 1.0 weekly TBA hour via online instruction. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements. Also meets Foothill's Humanities requirement for General Education for the AS/AA degree.
20244• MUS -002A-02W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -002A-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements. Also meets Foothill's Humanities requirement for General Education for the AS/AA degree.

MUS 2DWORLD MUSIC: ROOTS TO CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FUSION5 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.)
21865• MUS -002D-01W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -002D-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements.

MUS 3ABEGINNING MUSIC THEORY, LITERATURE & COMPOSITION5 Units
Introduction to the fundamentals of music and their application to composition and music literature. Notation, scales, intervals, triads, and their use in basic composition. 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 Baroque period of Western musical theory.
4 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 12A strongly recommended.
20245 MUS -003A-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThDAVIES, PAUL1402
  Lecture-Laboratory 12:00 PM-12:50 PMTThDAVIES, PAUL1402
MUS -003A-01: Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements.
20246• MUS -003A-02W LectureTBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
MUS -003A-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements.

MUS 7DCONTEMPORARY MUSICAL STYLES: THE BEATLES IN THE CULTURE OF POPULAR MUSIC4 Units
Continuation of jazz, popular, and rock music with a focus on the Beatles. Includes prominent albums and songs associated with the band's evolution and stature, and their synthesis of a wide variety of popular and non popular musical styles. Identifies the significant effects that Hindu religious beliefs, social and cultural diversity, and the language arts had on their music. Analyzes the sociological impact the Beatles' statements had on non-musical matters, such as politics, drugs, religion, etc. Examines the influences of pop music on the Beatles' early style as well as the group's own influence on music and pop culture in general. A variety of media consisting of videos, recordings, lecture, and live performance will be used.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
20608• MUS -007D-01W LectureTBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
MUS -007D-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements. Also meets Foothill's Humanities requirement for General Education for the AS/AA degree.

MUS 8MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA5 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.
20248 MUS -008.-01Y Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
20249 MUS -008.-02Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThHARTWELL, ROBERT1401
  Laboratory TBATBAHARTWELL, ROBERTONLINE
20250• MUS -008.-03W LectureTBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
MUS -008.-03W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. This 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.
20251• MUS -008.-04W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -008.-04W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. This 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.
20252• MUS -008.-05W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -008.-05W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. This 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.
20253• MUS -008.-06W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
MUS -008.-06W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. This 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.
20254• MUS -008.-07W LectureTBATBABUTTS, TONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABUTTS, TONLINE
MUS -008.-07W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. This 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.

MUS 8HHONORS MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA5 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. The honors course offers an enriched and challenging experience for the more talented student, including deeper content, more rigorous grading, and more demanding and creative assignments requiring application of higher-level thinking, writing, and communication skills.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 8.
20255% MUS -008H-08H Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE

MUS 9AMUSIC & MEDIA: EDISON TO HENDRIX4 Units
Introductory study of the history and development of popular music from the inception of recording through the first televised performances of the Beatles in the U.S. Development of media delivery including recording, radio, television, and how those delivery systems changed both the content of music, and its use by the public. The influence of media on the development of styles such as jazz, swing, country, rockabilly and rock and roll, including societal changes brought about by media delivery of music and how it became associated with graphic imagery such as television and cinema.
4 Hours Lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 85 or 85A.
Formerly: MUS 85A
20669• MUS -009A-01W LectureTBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
MUS -009A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 10MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS4 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.)
20257• MUS -010.-01W LectureTBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
MUS -010.-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements.
20803• MUS -010.-02W LectureTBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
MUS -010.-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin. Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements.

MUS 11AJAZZ & SWING4 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.
Formerly: MUS 64A
20417• MUS -011A-01W LectureTBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
MUS -011A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 11BFUNK, FUSION & HIP-HOP4 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.
Formerly: MUS 64B
20484• MUS -011B-01W LectureTBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
MUS -011B-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 11DHISTORY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC: 1867-19704 Units
The impact of electronic musical instruments and electronic musical technology on the creation of music. Origins in the late 19th and early 20th century and the subsequent development of the first electronic instruments. Emergence of new musical styles including electroacoustic music, music concréte, and elektronische musik. The first use of computers in music. Performance with live electronics. The introduction of the synthesizer and the rise of mainstream electronic music. In addition, students will analyze historically significant works from the experimental art music of the mid-20th century through the popular forms of the 1960s.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory (60 hours total per quarter.)
21610• MUS -011D-01W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

MUS 11FVIDEO GAMES & POPULAR CULTURE4 Units
The impact of games and game technology on popular culture. Topics will include early history including the first games and their broader impact on the development of computer technologies, the birth of the arcade game beginning with Atari's Pong and resulting in a multi-billion dollar industry, eight generations of home video game consoles from the Magnavox Odyssey through the present day, the appearance of the home computer and its impact on video games, the evolution of the handheld game console from simple LCD games through current mobile devices , and online gaming from the early dial-up bulletin board systems through the current massively multi-player online roll-playing games. For each historical era, the influence of video games on popular culture will be demonstrated through film, television, and music.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
21801• MUS -011F-01W LaboratoryTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

MUS 12ABEGINNING CLASS PIANO2 Units
Group instruction in piano for those with no previous training. Emphasis is on finger technique, note reading, elementary chording, 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.
20258 MUS -012A-01 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-11:50 AMMLIN, CHIA1402
20259 MUS -012A-02 Lecture06:00 PM-07:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 05:00 PM-05:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
20260 MUS -012A-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMSLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 12:00 PM-12:50 PMSLIN, CHIA1402

MUS 12BINTERMEDIATE CLASS PIANO2 Units
Continuation of MUS 12A with increased emphasis on good tone production, independence of hands, development of eye-hand coordination, simple harmonization and transposition, and building repertoire.
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.
20261 MUS -012B-01Q Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMSLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 12:00 PM-12:50 PMSLIN, CHIA1402

MUS 12CADVANCED CLASS PIANO2 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.
20262 MUS -012C-01Q Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMSLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 12:00 PM-12:50 PMSLIN, CHIA1402

MUS 13ACLASS VOICE I4 Units
An introduction to the fundamental techniques of vocal production and performance. Group vocal instruction with the potential to sing in a variety of musical styles. Emphasis on understanding the basic foundation of a healthy vocal technique and integrating that technique into songs. Topics include warm-up techniques, breath support, tone production, musical phrasing, diction and text communication, as well as an introduction to standard vocal repertoire and associated performance practices.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 12A; this course is included in the Voice Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
21220 MUS -013A-01 Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMTSCHMIDT, KARL1401

MUS 13BCLASS VOICE II4 Units
A continuation at the intermediate level of MUS 13A with increased emphasis on tone production and support, expansion of vocal range, differentiate between the various styles of singing studied: classical, legitimate, mix and belt, develop more complex repertoire in a variety of languages, attention to communication of text and character development, simple choral harmonies, and rehearsal practices with an accompanist.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: MUS 13A.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 12A or equivalent skills; this course is included in the Voice Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
21221 MUS -013B-01Q Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMTSCHMIDT, KARL1401

MUS 13CCLASS VOICE III4 Units
A continuation at the advanced level of MUS 13B with increased emphasis on more advanced and subtle concepts of vocal production. Emphasis on understanding and managing vocal passaggios, expansion of vocal styles to include classical and/or complex musical theatre repertoire. Small ensembles of duets or trio's with independent vocal lines and full communication of character will be introduced. Emphasis on ensemble building and collaboration with accompanist.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: MUS 13B.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 12A or equivalent skills; this course is included in the Voice Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
21222 MUS -013C-01Q Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMTSCHMIDT, KARL1401

MUS 14ABEGINNING CLASSICAL GUITAR2 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.
20263 MUS -014A-01 Lecture06:30 PM-08:20 PMThZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
  Laboratory 08:25 PM-09:20 PMThZUSSMAN, BENETT1101

MUS 14BINTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GUITAR2 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.
20264 MUS -014B-01Q Lecture06:30 PM-08:20 PMThZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
  Laboratory 08:25 PM-09:20 PMThZUSSMAN, BENETT1101

MUS 14CADVANCED CLASSICAL GUITAR2 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.
20265 MUS -014C-01Q Lecture06:30 PM-08:20 PMThZUSSMAN, BENETT1101
  Laboratory 08:25 PM-09:20 PMThZUSSMAN, BENETT1101

MUS 15ABEGINNING ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES2 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.
20676√ MUS -015A-01 Lecture06:00 PM-07:50 PMWSULT, MICHAELMC B6
  Laboratory 08:00 PM-08:50 PMWSULT, MICHAELMC B6

MUS 15BINTERMEDIATE ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES2 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.
2hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: MUS 15A or equivalent.
Advisory: This course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
20677√ MUS -015B-01Q Lecture06:00 PM-07:50 PMWSULT, MICHAELMC B6
  Laboratory 08:00 PM-08:50 PMWSULT, MICHAELMC B6

MUS 15CADVANCED ACOUSTIC GUITAR TECHNIQUES2 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.)
Prerequisite: MUS 15B or equivalent.
Advisory: This course is included in the Guitar Class Applied Performance family of activity courses.
20678√ MUS -015C-01Q Lecture06:00 PM-07:50 PMWSULT, MICHAELMC B6
  Laboratory 08:00 PM-08:50 PMWSULT, MICHAELMC B6

MUS 50AMUSIC BUSINESS4 Units
Study of legal and business aspects of the music industry. Emphasis on publishing, licensing, and promotion. Copyright law, interaction between songwriters and music publishers, record companies, distributors and the rules that govern them. How music is licensed, service marks, trademarks and patents. The role of lawyers, agents, personal managers, producers and promoters. Licensing and copyright of intellectual properties in the growing multimedia industry and the internet. Synchronization of music in film, video and television. Career development and how major/independent labels market and distribute media.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory (60 hours total per quarter.)
20266• MUS -050A-01W LectureTBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
MUS -050A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 50BENTERTAINMENT LAW & NEW MEDIA4 Units
In-depth study and discussion of entertainment law as it applies to the emerging new media market and the music industry. Internet sales and distribution for new media, file sharing, licensing for the web, and digital copyright considerations. Promotional packages, web site development, delivery systems, career promotion strategies, contracts and touring. In-depth analysis of contracts and regulations/potential of starting an independent media production company, record label, or online retail site. Sampling licenses/international copyright law and publishing.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
20926• MUS -050B-01W LectureTBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
MUS -050B-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 50DINTRODUCTION TO THE VIDEO GAME BUSINESS3.5 Units
Introduction to the video game business including how games are designed, manufactured,marketed and distributed. Examines the differences between game publishers and game developers. Breaks down different career paths in the industry and how their roles are integrated such as producers, artists, programmers, marketers, testers, etc. Covers the various market places for games and how they differ.
2.5 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (66 hours total per quarter.)
21858• MUS -050D-01W LectureTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE

MUS 58ASONGWRITER'S WORKSHOP3.5 Units
Workshop course for beginning songwriters that focuses on basic songwriting styles and techniques. Different songwriting basic methods are presented. Students are assigned weekly songwriting projects. Class is appropriate for basic levels of songwriting competency.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
20267 MUS -058A-01Y Lecture07:00 PM-08:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory 09:00 PM-09:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058A.-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
20268• MUS -058A-02W LectureTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058A-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 58BMODERN SONG COMPOSITION3.5 Units
Workshop course for intermediate songwriters that focuses on contemporary and songwriting methodology. Different songwriting components and structures are presented. Students are assigned weekly songwriting projects and are expected to submit finished songs with all the necessary components. Course includes analytical listening and discussion of various songwriting styles. Class is appropriate for medium levels of songwriting competency.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
20563 MUS -058B-01Y Lecture07:00 PM-08:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory 09:00 PM-09:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058B-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
20565• MUS -058B-02W LectureTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Lecture TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058B-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 58CADVANCED SONG STRUCTURE3.5 Units
Workshop course for advanced songwriters that focuses on higher-level topics such as Self Criticism, Rewriting and Co-Writing. Demonstrations of the practical use of technique and an understanding of the works of the most accomplished professional songwriters. Class is appropriate for advanced levels of songwriting competency.
2 hours lecture, 1 hour lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
20564 MUS -058C-01Y Lecture07:00 PM-08:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory 09:00 PM-09:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058C-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
20566• MUS -058C-02W LectureTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058C-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 66AINTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL AUDIO: PRO TOOLS4 Units
Introduction to creating music with computers, keyboards, audio samples and beats using Pro Tools. Basic principles and use of MIDI sequencing/audio software. Songwriting, musical composition, and the basic elements of music (pitch, rhythm, harmony, style and form) as they relate to contemporary music. Basic music production using Pro Tools. All styles are included, and prior musical training is not required.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
20485 MUS -066A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMTAMBLING, BRUCE1211
  Lecture 02:50 PM-04:40 PMMTAMBLING, BRUCE1211
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
MUS -066A-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
20486• MUS -066A-02W LectureTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
MUS -066A-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 66EPRODUCING MUSIC WITH ABLETON LIVE4.5 Units
Producing music with Ableton Live software. Compose, record, remix, improvise, produce and edit music. Study Ableton Live interface, edit audio, use plug-ins, MIDI sequencing and realtime mixing techniques. Compile live sets from audio clips, loops, samples in realtime and create songs in a variety of styles including R&B, Hiphop, Trance, Drum and Bass, and House Music. Integrate Ableton Live with Pro Tools for final mixing and delivery to dance clubs, radio stations and iTunes.
4 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
21849• MUS -066E-01W LectureTBATBAPREECE, TIMOTHYONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAPREECE, TIMOTHYONLINE

MUS 70RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN MUSIC/MUSIC TECHNOLOGY1 Unit
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Music or Music Technology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
3 hours per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
22204 MUS -070R-01 LaboratoryTBATBADAVIES, PAULTBA

MUS 80ARECORDING STUDIO BASICS4 Units
Introduction to fundamental concepts and techniques of mixing boards, amplifiers, microphones, signal processors and their application to both live and studio sound reinforcement. Basic introduction to computer based recording with Avid Pro Tools HD systems. Microphone placement, physics of sound as it relates to recording, sound reinforcement and studio setup techniques.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
20664 MUS -080A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMThTAMBLING, BRUCE1101
  Lecture 03:00 PM-04:40 PMThTAMBLING, BRUCE1101
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
MUS -080A-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.

MUS 81BSOUND DESIGN FOR FILM & VIDEO3.5 Units
Creating and editing soundtracks and audio for digital video, music video and film. Recording live sound, and integrating sound effects from a digital library. Dialogue editing and re-recording (looping), and musical soundtrack creation. Synchronization of audio to video using timecode, aesthetic quality of sound and music as it relates to video content, and the production of video/audio projects using Final Cut Pro/Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools.
3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (54 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in VART 81B.
20270 MUS -081B-01 Lecture01:00 PM-03:50 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1211
  Laboratory 03:50 PM-05:10 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1211
20271• MUS -081B-02W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
MUS-081B-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 81CMIXING & MASTERING WITH PRO TOOLS4 Units
Mixing and mastering multitrack recordings using Pro Tools. EQ, compression, reverb, delays, tempo maps, harmonic distortion, multi-band compression. Comparison and contrast of various styles of mixing including jazz, classical, country, rock, hip hop and electronica etc. Example exercises featuring professional recordings and mixes. Understanding and applying mixing concepts such as balance, dimension, and monitoring. Deliver final mixes that translate accurately to various speaker systems and listening environments.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
20665• MUS -081C-01W LectureTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 82APRO TOOLS 101: INTRODUCTION TO PRO TOOLS4 Units
Introduction to Pro Tools with Avid Certification training material. Basic audio editing tools and techniques, plug-ins and mixing in the Pro Tools environment. Build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, virtual instruments, audio loops and beats. Practical experience with examples from major label recording artists and feature films. Understanding menus, windows, preferences and system configurations for Pro Tools in home studios and professional facilities. Intro to automation, dialog editing and audio post production for film and video. Required for Avid Pro Tools Certification.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
20718• MUS -082A-01W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
MUS -082A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 82DPRO TOOLS 210M: MUSIC PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES4 Units
Avid Pro Tools Certified course completes skills needed to operate sophisticated Pro Tools systems in professional music production environments. Music production techniques, composing with MIDI, loop editing, sampling in Pro Tools, Beat Detective, drum replacement and augmentation, final mixing and mastering. Collaborate workflows between home studios and commercial recording facilities. Pro Tools keyboard shortcuts for increased efficiency. Practical examples and experience with exercise files from professional recording artists. Successful completion achieves Avid Pro Tools Operator Music Certification.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
21086 MUS -082D-01Y Lecture07:00 PM-08:50 PMTTAMBLING, BRUCE1211
  Laboratory 09:00 PM-10:40 PMTTAMBLING, BRUCE1211
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
21087• MUS -082D-02W LectureTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 83AINTRODUCTION TO MUSIC THERAPY4 Units
Introduction to the field of music therapy and the creative powers of sound. Survey the history of the American Music Therapy Association as applied by practicing music therapists. Study diverse styles of music including classical, jazz, blues, pop, hip-hop, new age and world music used as a transformative force to enhance social, emotional, educational, behavioral development and pain management. Apply music therapy concepts to compose and produce original music. Develop music making skills with drumming, group songwriting, lyric analysis, guided relaxation, movement, improvisation and original compositions integrated with the latest music software technologies including Pro Tools and Virtual Instruments. Study prevention of injury and maintenance of health for musicians and performing artists. Survey careers in the music therapy industry including degrees, certifications and multi-media production applications.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
21147• MUS -083A-01W LectureTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 84AINTRODUCTION TO GAME AUDIO4 Units
Recording, editing and mastering sound for games and interactive multimedia. Working with dialog, scripts, sound effects, foley, ambient backgrounds, loops, elastic audio, tempo matching, digital processing and plug-ins. Producing game music, layering, splicing, mixing cinematic audio. Deliver game audio formats to commercial players and end users. Hands-on experience with professional examples of game audio production soundtracks and workflows including Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft Game Studios. Part of Avid Pro Tools Certification training program.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 82F.
Formerly: MUS 82F
21608 MUS -084A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory 03:00 PM-04:50 PMMKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
21609• MUS -084A-02W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

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