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117 Courses/Sections found for Spring 2016     (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.)
40276 MUS -001.-01Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWDAVIES, PAUL1401
  Laboratory TBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
MUS-001.-01Y: Hybrid class. 1.0 additional 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.
40277• MUS -001.-02W LaboratoryTBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
  Lecture 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.
40566• 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.
41044• MUS -001.-04W LaboratoryTBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
  Lecture TBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE

MUS 2CGREAT COMPOSERS & MUSIC MASTERPIECES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION5 Units
Introduction to the great composers and music masterpieces of Western culture. Includes composer biographies with emphasis on how composers synthesize or transform the aesthetic ideals of their time. Examines how their music reflects their own lives as well as mirrors contemporary social, political, and religious events. Historical periods are mid-19th Century Romanticism through the present. Composers include Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Berlioz, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Strauss, Verdi, Wagner, Bizet, Debussy, Ravel, Ives, Cowell, Bartok, Berg, Webern, Stravinsky, Copland, Varese, Babbitt, Cage, Crumb, Ligeti, Penderecki, Reich, Glass and Adams.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
40291 MUS -002C-01Y Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMMWHARTWELL, ROBERT1401
  Laboratory TBATBAHARTWELL, ROBERTONLINE
MUS -002C-01Y: Hybrid class. 1.0 additional 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.
40280• MUS -002C-02W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -002C-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.)
40281• 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.
5 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 12A strongly recommended.
40275• MUS -003A-01W LectureTBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACRATTY, WILLIAMONLINE
MUS -003A-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 3CADVANCED MUSIC THEORY, LITERATURE & COMPOSITION5 Units
Continuation of late chromatic harmony and 20th Century compositional practice and theory. Application to composition and music literature. Impressionism, atonality, set theory, twelve-tone technique, graphic notation, and minimalism. Includes a study of how social, political, philosophical, and other artistic developments outside of music influenced compositional thinking and how these were integrated into Impressionism and Modernism in Western musical theory.
5 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 3B proficiency or equivalent.
40617 MUS -003C-01 Laboratory11:00 AM-11:50 AMThDAVIES, PAUL1402
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMTDAVIES, PAUL1402
  Lecture 09:00 AM-10:50 AMTThDAVIES, PAUL1402
40502• MUS -003C-02W LectureTBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
MUS -003C-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 7CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL STYLES: ROCK, POP & JAZZ4 Units
Contemporary Musical Styles is a research and listening based survey course that begins with the roots in blues and continues with jazz, popular songs, and rock music of today. It is a social history of rock and roll that examines music before and after World War II, from the migration of the blues in the United States, to the social changes of the civil rights era of the 60s, to current times. The course will compare the historical and cultural context of popular lyrics in reference to contemporary, traditional, and folk styles by studying prominent musicians, genres, and songs associated with current musical idioms and social media.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
41568 MUS -007.-01Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWSTEVENSON, JANIS1101
  Laboratory TBATBASTEVENSON, JANISONLINE

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.)
40618• 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.
40282• MUS -008.-01Y LaboratoryTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Lecture 12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
MUS -008.-01Y: Hybrid class. 1.0 additional weekly TBA hour via online instruction. 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.
40284 MUS -008.-02Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
  Laboratory TBATBAHARTWELL, ROBERTONLINE
MUS -008.-02Y: Hybrid class. 1.0 additional weekly TBA hour via online instruction. 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.
40286• MUS -008.-03W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
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.
40287• MUS -008.-04W LectureTBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
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.
40288• MUS -008.-05W LaboratoryTBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
  Lecture TBATBACAREY, MILISSAONLINE
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.
40289• MUS -008.-06W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
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.
40290• MUS -008.-07W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  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.
40283• MUS -008H-01H LaboratoryTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  % Lecture 12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
MUS -008H-01H: Hybrid class. 1.0 additional weekly TBA hour via online instruction. 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 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.
41184• 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 9BMUSIC & MEDIA: HENDRIX TO HIP-HOP4 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.
40503• MUS -009B-01W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
MUS -009B-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.)
40506• MUS -010.-03W LectureTBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
MUS -010.-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.
41571 MUS -010.-04Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMWSTEVENSON, JANIS1402
  Laboratory TBATBASTEVENSON, JANISONLINE
40508• MUS -010.-05W LaboratoryTBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
  Lecture TBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE

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.
40272• MUS -011B-01W LaboratoryTBATBAANDERSON, MARKONLINE
  Lecture 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 11EHISTORY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC: 1970-PRESENT4 Units
Explore the emergence of electronic music styles, instruments and recording techniques as dominant forces in the music world of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Widespread incorporation of electronic instruments in recorded music, television, film and live performance. Development and popularization of portable music synthesizers. Emergence of new musical styles including ambient, techno and trance. The effect of advances in computer technology on the creation, recording and performance of electronic music. Comparison of analog and digital music synthesis techniques. In addition, students will analyze historically significant works of the time period, ranging from academic experiments to popular hits.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
41183• MUS -011E-01W LectureTBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAGOLDFARB, EDWARDONLINE

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.)
41410• 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.
40294 MUS -012A-01 Laboratory10:00 AM-10:50 AMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMLIN, CHIA1402
40308 MUS -012A-02 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.
40306 MUS -012B-01 Lecture05:00 PM-06:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 07:00 PM-07:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
40309 MUS -012B-02Q Laboratory12:00 PM-12:50 PMSLIN, CHIA1402
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMSLIN, 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.
40307 MUS -012C-01Q Laboratory07:00 PM-07:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Lecture 05:00 PM-06:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
40310 MUS -012C-02Q Laboratory12:00 PM-12:50 PMSLIN, CHIA1402
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMSLIN, 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.
41226 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.
40822 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.
40821 MUS -013C-01Q Lecture06:00 PM-09:50 PMTSCHMIDT, KARL1401

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.
40442√ MUS -015A-01 Laboratory08:00 PM-08:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETTMC B6
  Lecture 06:00 PM-07:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETTMC 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.
2 hours 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.
40443√ MUS -015B-01Q Laboratory08:00 PM-08:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETTMC B6
  Lecture 06:00 PM-07:50 PMWZUSSMAN, BENETTMC B6

MUS 58ASONGWRITER'S WORKSHOP4 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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41800 MUS -058A-01Y Lecture03:00 PM-05:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1401
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058A.-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
40472• MUS -058A-02W LaboratoryTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Lecture 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 COMPOSITION4 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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41801 MUS -058B-01Y Lecture03:00 PM-05:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1401
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058B-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
40473• MUS -058B-02W LectureTBATBABRUNO, 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 STRUCTURE4 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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41799• MUS -058C-01W LaboratoryTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Lecture TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
41839• MUS -058C-02Y LaboratoryTBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
  Lecture 03:00 PM-05:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1401

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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41413 MUS -066A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-03:50 PMMTAMBLING, BRUCE1211
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
MUS -066A-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
41414• MUS -066A-02W LaboratoryTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Lecture 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 66CPRO TOOLS & VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS4 Units
Creating and editing digital audio with Pro Tools and virtual instruments. Avid Pro Tools plug-ins including Boom, Vacuum, Xpand, Structure and Mini Grand. Third party software includes Native Instruments Kontakt, Reason and Ableton Live. History of sampling and loop based compositional techniques. Create, edit, and arrange drum beats. Configure filters, envelopes, modulation, and arpeggiators. Modify all synthesizer parameters to create unique sounds. Utilize Pro Tools MIDI Editor and Score Editor. Analyze variety of musical styles utilizing MIDI and Virtual Instruments for composition and production. Examples from recording artists including The Beatles, Dr. Dre, Michael Jackson, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, Herbie Hancock, Rachmaninov and Miles Davis. Organize sound libraries for music production, TV, film, websites and video games.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41426• MUS -066C-01W LaboratoryTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Lecture TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 66EPRODUCING MUSIC WITH ABLETON LIVE4 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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
40814• MUS -066E-01W LaboratoryTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
41411 MUS -066E-02Y Lecture01:00 PM-03:50 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1211
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

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 laboratory per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
40871 MUS -070R-01 LectureTBATBADAVIES, PAULTBA
Students must complete an Independent Study Contract form with the instructor after the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the instructor on the first day of class for more details. Instructor contact information can be found at www.foothill.edu/fa

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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41427• MUS -080A-01Y LaboratoryTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Lecture 01:00 PM-03:50 PMThTAMBLING, BRUCE1101
MUS -080A-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.

MUS 81ARECORDING STUDIO PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES4 Units
Introduction to multitrack recording and production using AVID Pro Tools HD systems. Contemporary recording studio production techniques including microphone selection, placement, analog and digital signal paths, speaker monitors and studio acoustics. Techniques for recording drums, bass, piano, guitar, woodwinds, strings and vocals. Practical hands-on experience with professional recording artists and student collaborations.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 81.
41428 MUS -081A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-03:50 PMThTAMBLING, BRUCE1101
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 81DPRO TOOLS & PLUG-INS I4 Units
Creative applications of Pro Tools hardware and software Plug-Ins used in contemporary music production and sound design. Signal processing, equalization, compression, Beat Detective, distortion, reverb, delay, pitch correction, modulation, advanced plug-in automation techniques. Compare plug-ins and processors from different companies including Sonnox, McDSP, Massey, Avid, Antares and Waves. Waves Certification Program textbook provides high-quality, standardized means of mastering Waves plug-ins. Successful completion achieves Waves Certification Level A.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41429• MUS -081D-01W LectureTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 81EPRO TOOLS & PLUG-INS II4 Units
Audio processing and mixing techniques using Pro Tools Plug-Ins with Waves Gold Certification Training material. Study and compare plug-ins from different manufactures including Sonnox, McDSP, Massey, Avid, Antares and Waves. Drum sample triggering and audio quantizing techniques. Apply Melodyne and Autotune pitch correction, EQ and compression, Elastic Audio editing. Sound restoration plug-ins, forensic audio enhancement, convolution reverbs, virtual instruments, advanced plug-in automation and signal processing techniques. Example exercises include sound design plug-ins for music, film, and video games. Successful completion achieves Waves Gold Level Certification.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41430• MUS -081E-01W LaboratoryTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Lecture 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.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41412• MUS -082A-01W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
MUS -082A-02W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 82BPRO TOOLS 110: PRO TOOLS PRODUCTION I4 Units
Pro Tools production concepts and techniques with Avid Certification training material. Recording, editing, routing audio and MIDI data. Managing Pro Tools sessions, using virtual instruments, plug-ins, loop recording, Elastic Audio, Beat Detective and music notation. Conform loops and beats to any tempo. Introduction to control surfaces, automation modes and signal path workflows. Practical applications with examples from professional recording artists including pop, rock, jazz and hip hop. Create tempo maps, meter changes and transpose key signatures. Required for Avid Pro Tools Operator Level Certification.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
40660• MUS -082B-01W LaboratoryTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
MUS -082B-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 82CPRO TOOLS 201: PRO TOOLS PRODUCTION II4 Units
Avid Pro Tools Certified training material covers concepts and skills needed to operate Pro Tools in a professional recording studio environment. Introduction to Pro Tools HD system configurations. Pro Tools HD features including control surfaces, automation, advanced editing, mixing, hardware setup and session management. Practical examples and experience with exercise files from professional music, film and TV productions. Required class for Avid Pro Tools Operator Level Certification. Prepares for enrollment in Pro Tools 300 Expert Level Certification Courses.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41838• MUS -082C-01W LaboratoryTBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE
  Lecture TBATBATAMBLING, BRUCEONLINE

MUS 84CMUSIC COMPOSITION FOR GAMES4 Units
Composing, orchestrating, and implementing music for games and interactive multimedia. Fundamental composition and orchestration techniques for strings, brass, woodwinds, and percussion. Mixing and mastering finished compositions for optimal interactivity. Industry-standard workflows for interactive music implementation with sophisticated audio middleware solutions. Hands-on experience with professional examples of game music on desktop, console, and mobile platforms.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
41148 MUS -084C-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-03:50 PMMKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
41150• MUS -084C-02W LaboratoryTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Lecture TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

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