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118 Courses/Sections found for Winter 2015     (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.)
30321 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.
30322• 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.
30931• MUS -001.-03W LectureTBATBABENKMAN, NOELONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABENKMAN, NOELONLINE
31767• MUS -001.-04W LectureTBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBASHEA, LINDAONLINE

MUS 2BGREAT 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 composers' music reflects their own lives as well as mirrors contemporary social, political, and religious events. Historical periods include the Classical period up through early Romanticism. Composers include Gluck, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Weber.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
30323 MUS -002B-01Y Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMMWHARTWELL, ROBERT1401
  Laboratory TBATBAHARTWELL, ROBERTONLINE
MUS -002B-01Y: Hybrid class. 1 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.
30324• MUS -002B-02W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -002B-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.)
30325• 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.
30326• 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 3BINTERMEDIATE MUSIC THEORY, LITERATURE & COMPOSITION5 Units
Continuation of common practice procedures in music and their application to composition and music literature. Seventh chords, cadential chordal structures, secondary dominants and leading tone chords, modulation, binary and ternary form, sonata-allegro form, and variation technique. 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 late Classical and early Romantic periods of Western musical theory.
4 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: MUS 3A proficiency or equivalent.
31954 MUS -003B-01 Lecture09:00 AM-11:50 AMTThDAVIES, PAUL1402
MUS -003B-01: Course meets UC/CSU Arts & Humanities transfer requirements (IGETC) and CSU Area General Ed Requirements.
30432• MUS -003B-01W LectureTBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE
  Lecture-Laboratory TBATBADAVIES, PAULONLINE

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.)
30544 MUS -007.-01Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWSTEVENSON, JANIS1220
  Laboratory TBATBASTEVENSON, JANISONLINE
MUS -007.-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.

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.)
30615• 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.
30341 MUS -008.-01Y Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
MUS -008.-01Y: Hybrid class. 1 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.
30049 MUS -008.-02Y Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThHARTWELL, ROBERT1401
  Laboratory TBATBAHARTWELL, ROBERTONLINE
MUS -008.-02Y: Hybrid class. 1 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.
30343• 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.
30347• MUS -008.-04W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  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.
30349• MUS -008.-05W LectureTBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE
  Laboratory 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.
30345• 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.
30346• 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.
30342% MUS -008H-08H Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThBARKLEY, ELIZABETH1401
  Laboratory TBATBABARKLEY, ELIZABETHONLINE

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.
Formerly: MUS 85B
30676• 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.)
30299 MUS -010.-01Y Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWSTEVENSON, JANIS1402
  Laboratory TBATBASTEVENSON, JANISONLINE
MUS -010.-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.
31770 MUS -010.-02Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMWSTEVENSON, JANIS1402
  Laboratory TBATBASTEVENSON, JANISONLINE
30301• 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.
30687• MUS -010.-04W LectureTBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBASULT, MICHAELONLINE

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
30675• 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
30350• 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 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.
30353 MUS -012A-01 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 11:00 AM-11:50 AMMLIN, CHIA1402
30377 MUS -012A-02 Lecture06:00 PM-07:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
  Laboratory 05:00 PM-05:50 PMWLIN, CHIA1402
30378 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.
30379 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.
30380 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.
31264 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.
31266 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.
31268 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.
30688√ 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.
30689√ 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.
30691√ 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.)
30361• 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.)
30681• 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.)
31762• 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.)
30585 MUS -058A-01Y Lecture03:00 PM-04:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory 04:50 PM-05:40 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058A.-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
30587• MUS -058A-02W LectureTBATBABRUNO, 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.)
30362 MUS -058B-01Y Lecture03:00 PM-04:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Lecture 04:50 PM-05:40 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058B-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
30365• 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 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.)
30586 MUS -058C-01Y Lecture03:00 PM-04:50 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Laboratory 04:50 PM-05:40 PMMBRUNO, JAMES1101
  Lecture-Laboratory TBATBABRUNO, JAMESONLINE
MUS -058C-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 weekly TBA hours via online instruction.
30588• MUS -058C-02W LectureTBATBABRUNO, 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 60APRODUCING IN THE HOME STUDIO I4 Units
Design, set up and operation of an audio/video recording studio in a small environment. Space considerations, electrical requirements and acoustic treatment options. Computer requirements including processor speed, memory requirements, data storage devices and monitor selection/placement. MIDI keyboard types and compatibility, mixer selection and setup, cable selection and care, microphone design, and USB/firewire interface options. Software programs and compatibility issues. How to produce recordings from start to finish in a home studio.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
30540• MUS -060A-01W LectureTBATBADONNER, MATTHEWONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBADONNER, MATTHEWONLINE
MUS -060A-01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

MUS 60CMASTERING, MARKETING & MANAGING YOUR MUSIC4 Units
Post Production, manufacturing, graphic design, marketing and managing all the aspects of a CD release from the mastering of an audio recording to sales and promotions of the final product. Creating a business, a publishing company, obtain copyrights for sampled audio or works of other artists, protect and promote original music. Create an image, photography and press kits for promotional campaigns, marketing, merchandise and sales. Making artistic and business decisions, working with manufacturing companies and graphic artists to create the final product for sale.
4 hours lecture, 1 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
31771• MUS -060C-01W LectureTBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAWELLER, SUZANNEONLINE

MUS 66BREASON & PRO TOOLS4 Units
Creating and editing digital audio with Pro Tools and Reason. Introduction to Reason's virtual instruments including Dr. Rex, Subtractor, Malstrom, Thor, Redrum and NN-XT. Songwriting, musical composition, and the basic elements of music (pitch, rhythm, harmony, style and form) as they relate to contemporary music. Introduction to synthesis and digital sampling techniques. Integrate Reason and Pro Tools using ReWire, Pro Tools MIDI Editor and the Pro Tools Mixer.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
30942 MUS -066B-01Y Lecture07:00 PM-08:50 PMThPRIMEAU, SCOTT1211
  Laboratory 08:50 PM-10:50 PMThPRIMEAU, SCOTT1211
  Laboratory TBATBAPRIMEAU, SCOTTONLINE
MUS -066B-01Y: Hybrid class. 3 additional weekly TBA hours via online instruction.

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.)
31080• MUS -066E-01W LectureTBATBAPREECE, TIMOTHYONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAPREECE, TIMOTHYONLINE

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.)
30936 MUS -080A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory 02:50 PM-04:40 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

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.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 81.
32056 MUS -081A-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory 02:50 PM-04:40 PMTKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Lecture-Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
MUS -081A-01Y: Hybrid class. 4 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.
30678• MUS -081B-01W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

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.)
30679• 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 84BADVANCED SOUND DESIGN FOR GAMES4 Units
Designing and implementing sound effects for games and interactive media. Recording custom sound effects and working with commercial sound effects libraries. Advanced techniques for designing hard effects, foley sounds, and ambient backgrounds. Industry-standard workflows for sound effects implementation with audio middleware solutions. Hands-on experience with professional examples of game audio sound design on desktop, console, and mobile platforms.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory (84 hours total per quarter.)
Formerly: MUS 82H
31764 MUS -084B-01Y Lecture01:00 PM-02:50 PMMKUEHNL, ERIC1101
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Lecture-Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
31869• MUS -084B-02W LectureTBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE
  Laboratory TBATBAKUEHNL, ERICONLINE

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