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MUIVI Course Descriptions

MUIVI Course Descriptions

MUIVI 310 Voice Class I

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

Students will experience basic training in the correct use of the singing voice, vocal techniques, and repertoire. This course is strongly recommended for vocal majors, but open to all students desiring to begin the study of voice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

INCORPORATE PROPER VOCAL TECHNIQUE TO THE INDIVIDUAL SINGING VOICE (SLO #1).

MUIVI 311 Voice Class II

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 310 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

Students will experience basic training in the correct use of the singing voice, vocal techniques, and repertoire. This course is strongly recommended for vocal majors, but open to all students desiring to begin the study of voice.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

INCORPORATE PROPER VOCAL TECHNIQUE TO THE INDIVIDUAL SINGING VOICE, BUILDING UPON INDIVIDUAL TECHNIQUE FROM MUIVI 310 (SLO #1).

MUIVI 320 Voice Class III

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 311 with a grade of "C" or better;

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course provides opportunity for vocal exercise and intellectual analysis in the development of efficient singing technique and skill in performing vocal literature. Performance in class and in recital is essential. The course is strongly recommended for vocal majors. Students may wish to challenge the prerequisite on the basis of equivalent experience.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

INCORPORATE PROPER VOCAL TECHNIQUE TO THE INDIVIDUAL SINGING VOICE, BUILDING UPON INDIVIDUAL TECHNIQUE FROM MUIVI 311 (SLO #1).

MUIVI 321 Voice Class IV

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 320 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course provides opportunity for vocal exercise and intellectual analysis in the development of efficient singing technique and skill in performing vocal literature. Performance in class and in recital is essential. The course is strongly recommended for vocal majors. Students may wish to challenge the prerequisite on the basis of equivalent experience.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

INCORPORATE PROPER VOCAL TECHNIQUE TO THE INDIVIDUAL SINGING VOICE, BUILDING UPON SKILLS IN MUIVI 320 (SLO #1).

MUIVI 340 Beginning Piano

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

Course is based on conceptual learning which is transferable to all areas of music study. Group activities include ear training, repertoire, sight reading and transposition, technique, improvisation, and written work. Goals are literacy and creativity in music through keyboard application. Recommended for all music majors, pre-school and elementary teachers, and required for non-keyboard music majors.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

develop literacy and creativity in music through keyboard study.

MUIVI 341 Piano II

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better; or have beginning training in playing piano, determined by the professor per an evaluation for the level of proficiency.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the second in a series of four consecutive group piano classes - successful completion of MUIVI 340 with a 'C' or better or a comparable experience is required for enrollment. Students will learn ensemble and solo works, acquire basic rhythmic skills, and will develop fundamental keyboard and music theory skills beyond the major and minor five-note patterns. This course is designed for both music majors planning to transfer as well as for students who are studying primarily for personal enjoyment. Specific skills students will develop include sight reading, improvising, listening skills, primary root position triads, hand-over-hand major and minor arpeggios, intervals, fingering, notation, time signatures, dynamics, basic harmonization, major key signatures, and various methods of tone production.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

READ AND ANALYZE MUSIC PROFICIENTLY IN TREBLE AND BASS CLEFS. (SLO #1) (P-SLO #5, 6)

MUIVI 350 Intermediate Piano

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 341 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the third in a series of four consecutive group piano classes - successful completion of MUIVI 341 with a 'C' or better (or a comparable experience) is required for enrollment. Students will learn ensemble and solo works, develop more complex rhythmic skills, and will develop fundamental keyboard and music theory skills beyond the major and minor five-note patterns. This course is designed for both music majors planning to transfer as well as for students who are studying primarily for personal enjoyment. Specific skills students will develop include sight reading, improvising, listening skills, primary root position triads, hand-over-hand major and minor arpeggios, intervals, fingering, notation, time signatures, dynamics, basic harmonization, major key signatures, and various methods of tone production.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

READ AND ANALYZE MUSIC PROFICIENTLY IN TREBLE AND BASS CLEFS. (SLO #1) (P-SLO #5, 6)

MUIVI 351 Piano IV

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 350 with a grade of "C" or better; or have an intermediate training in piano, determined by the professor per an evaluation for the level of proficiency.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the fourth in a series of four consecutive group piano classes - successful completion of MUIVI 350 with a 'C' or better (or a comparable experience) is required for enrollment. Students will learn ensemble and solo works, develop more complex rhythmic skills, and will develop fundamental keyboard and music theory skills comparable to advanced level repertoire. This course is designed for both music majors planning to transfer as well as for students who are studying primarily for personal enjoyment. Specific skills students will develop include sight reading, improvising, listening skills, primary root position triads, hand-over-hand major and minor arpeggios, intervals, fingering, notation, time signatures, dynamics, basic harmonization, major key signatures, and various methods of tone production.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

PERFORM AND ANALYZE ADVANCED LEVEL PIANO MUSIC PROFICIENTLY IN TREBLE AND BASS CLEFS. (SLO #1) (P-SLO #5, 6)

MUIVI 370 Beginning Guitar

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

Beginning instruction on the guitar with emphasis on the fundamentals of music as well as basic guitar chord technique and accompaniment figurations.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

enable the student to become acquainted with music through the medium of the guitar.

MUIVI 371 Intermediate Guitar

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 370 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

A continuation of MUIVI 370 with emphasis on increased skills in chording, arpeggiation, accompaniment, improvisation, melodic reading, and development of personal style. Students may wish to challenge the prerequisite on the basis of equivalent experience.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

continue to develop dexterity skills through strummed chords and finger picking.

MUIVI 385 Jazz Styles and Improvisation

Units: 2

Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: Ability to play a melodic instrument or ability to sing; ability to read music.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course is the study of instrumental and vocal application of jazz improvisation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

notate, perform, identigy and apply the blues scale, the bebop scale, the diatonis modes, the pentatonic scale, triads, 7th, 9th, 11th and 13th chords, upper and lower neighbor non-harmonic tones and II-V-I in all keys.

MUIVI 386 Jazz Styles and Improvisation

Units: 2

Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 385 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course is the study of advanced instrumental and vocal applications of jazz improvisation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

notate, perform, identify and apply the Lydian dominant scale, the Coltrane pentatonic scale, the diminished scale, the whole tone scale, the diminished whole tone scale, the Locrian #2 scale, tonal triads and sevenths and minor II-V-I in all keys.

MUIVI 410 Applied Music

Units: 1

Hours: 18 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Corequisite: MUFHL 402, 404, 412, or 414; Select one large performing ensemble from the following: MUP 310, MUP 312, MUP 330, MUP 335, MUP 357, MUP 358, MUP 360, or MUP 362.

Enrollment Limitation:

Audition required.

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID MUS 160

This course consists of individualized study of the appropriate techniques and repertoire for the specific instrument or voice being studied. The emphasis is on the progressive development of skills needed for solo performance. The course involves instrumental or vocal study requiring a minimum of one-half hour per week of individual study through one-on-one instruction for a minimum of 18 weeks. The course also meets one hour per week on campus for instruction and performance. This course may be repeated to meet the major requirement for transfer to CSU, Sacramento, or to other universities with a similar transfer requirement.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

STUDENTS WILL WORK TOWARDS AND DEVELOP A LEVEL OF TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY ON THEIR INSTRUMENT (OR VOICE) WHICH ALLOWS THEM TO STUDY AND PERFORM CONCERT LEVEL MUSIC AT A PRE-PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (SLO #1) (P-SLO #1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

MUIVI 495 Independent Studies in Music Instrumental/Voice Instruction

Units: 1 - 3

Hours: 54 - 162 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC (Credit for variable topics courses is given only after a review of the scope and content of the course by the enrolling UC campus.)

An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses.
See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies. This independent study course is designed to provide instrumental training not offered in other CRC music classes. Components of the course may include private or group instruction, solo and ensemble work, accompanying experience, and programmed learning in music fundamentals and music technology. The course may also be designed for students interested in developing tutorial and/or instrumental skills.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Actively engage in intellectual inquiry beyond that required in order to pass a course of study (College Wide Learning Outcome – Area 4).