2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Music

MUSC 101 – 3 Credits
Music Fundamentals

Introduces reading and performing music; explores how music is conceived and communicated. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions. Corequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 or ACLT 052 and MATH 081

Prerequisites: RDNG 051 or ESOL 044 or ACLT 052

MUSC 102 – 3 Credits
Music Appreciation

Surveys the forms, media, history, and the social and aesthetic significance of music. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

MUSC 109 – 3 Credits
Survey of World Music-GL

Explores traditional musics from many regions and cultures of the world. Topics include ideas about music, the social organization of music, the variety of musical sound, performance practices, and musical acculturation. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 042 (conc) and RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; and MATH 081

MUSC 111 – 1 Credit
Ear Training I

Provides thorough training in "hearing" and "performing" the basic components of music. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 101 or qualifying exam or instructor authorization.

MUSC 112 – 1 Credit
Ear Training II

Continues the training in "hearing" and "performing" the various components of music developed in MUSC 111. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 111 or qualifying exam or instructor authorization.

MUSC 113 – 3 Credits
Music Theory I

Provides thorough training in rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic elements of music. Practical application includes analyzing and writing music. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: MUSC 101 or qualifying exam or written permission of instructor.

MUSC 114 – 3 Credits
Music Theory II

Continues the practical application of musical notation. Students analyze and write melodies, four-part chorales using chromatics, secondary dominants, diminished seventh chords, and modulation. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 113 or qualifying exam or written permission of instructor.

MUSC 116 – 3 Credits
Popular Music Theory and Musicianship

Provides instruction in the fundamentals of music theory as applicable to commercial/popular music. Topics include musical notation, theoretical concepts, and analyses of popular songs. Basic performing skill on piano or guitar is recommended.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 042 (conc) and RDNG 051 (conc) or ESOL 044 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc); MUSC 101 or qualifying exam

MUSC 123 – 3 Credits
Opera Survey

Examines the operatic literature from the early 17th century to the present, emphasizing the cultural significance and aesthetic values of major works in the repertoire. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

MUSC 124 – 3 Credits
Intro to Music Literature

NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

MUSC 125 – 3 Credits
The Jazz Experience

Traces the development of jazz from its African and European origins to the present. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Corequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 042 (conc) and RDNG 051 (conc) or ESOL 044 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc)

MUSC 126 – 3 Credits
Broadway Musical Theatre

Examines the development of musical theater from its origins to the present, focusing on landmark musicals and their makers. NOTE: Same as THTR 126. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Corequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054

MUSC 128 – 3 Credits
The Beatles in the Rock Generation

Examines the development of the musical and lyrical artistry of the Beatles presented within the framework of aesthetic and social movement, 1957 to 1970. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Corequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 042 (ocnc) and RDNG 051 (conc) or ESOL 044 (conc)

MUSC 130 – 1 Credit
Piano Class I

Offers the beginning piano student elementary piano techniques and music reading skills. Open to all in the community. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring). Lab Fee: $25.00

MUSC 131 – 1 Credit
Piano Class II

Continues piano techniques and music reading skills developed in MUSC 130. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 130 or written permission from instructor required Lab Fee: $25.00

MUSC 134 – 1 Credit
Guitar Class

Provides class instruction in basic guitar techniques for the beginning guitarist. Students must provide their own guitar. Open to all in the community. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

MUSC 135 – 1 Credit
Voice Class

Provides class instruction in singing, with emphasis on basic techniques and voice production. Classical and popular repertoire will be studied. Open to all in the community. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

MUSC 140 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Audio Technology

Provides basic instruction and hands-on experience with professional audio recording equipment. Students learn the basic principles of electricity and electronics, acoustical theory, and the basic operation of recording studio equipment. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 042 (conc) and RDNG 051 (conc) or ESOL 044 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc)

MUSC 141 – 3 Credits
Audio Recording Techniques I

Provides basic instruction and hands-on experience with a wide variety of professional audio recording equipment, employing a variety of skills and techniques. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 051 (conc) and RDNG 051 or ESOL 053 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc) and MUSC 140 Lab Fee: $25.00

MUSC 142 – 3 Credits
Audio Recording Techniques II

Provides intermediate-level skill development in audio recording with an additional emphasis on the principles of project management. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 051 (conc) and RDNG 051 or ESOL 053 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc) and MUSC 141 Lab Fee: $25.00

MUSC 143 – 3 Credits
The Music Business and Recording Industry

Explores the business issues encountered in the music industry, including contracts, accounting, copyrights/publishing, artist management/booking, and record manufacturing. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 042 (conc) and RDNG 051 (conc) or ESOL 044 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc)

MUSC 145 – 3 Credits
Live Sound Reinforcement

Provides instruction in the operation of sound reinforcement equipment and techniques for providing appropriate sound reinforcement in a variety of scenarios. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

MUSC 146 – 3 Credits
MIDI and Music Production Techniques

Provides instruction in the theories and practical applications of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) in music production. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 051 (conc) and RDNG 051 or ESOL 053 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc) and MUSC 140 or written permission from instructor required

MUSC 160 – 1 Credit
Community Chorus

Provides an opportunity for students to join with others in studying and singing choral music, both classical and popular. Open to all in the college community. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Ability to match pitch accurately.

MUSC 161 – 1 Credit
Senior Star Showcase

Offers senior adults the opportunity to perform Broadway-style productions in a variety of settings. Contact Arne Lindquist, Senior Star Showcase director, at 443-840-1726 for audition information. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

MUSC 163 – 1 Credit
Chamber Singers

Provides an opportunity for students to perform challenging vocal works composed for small choir. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Written permission from instructor required

MUSC 164 – 1 Credit
Musical Theatre Practicum I

Offers a performance-oriented workshop experience in acting and stage movement as applied to musical theatre. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Audition by instructor

MUSC 165 – 1 Credit
Musical Theatre Practicum II

Offers a performance-oriented workshop experience in acting and stage movement as applied to musical theatre. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Audition by instructor

MUSC 166 – 1 Credit
Gospel Choir

NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

MUSC 170 – 1 Credit
Community Orchestra

Provides an opportunity for students and community members to join with others in a perfroming ensemble experience. Students may earn up to a maximum of 8 credits in any performing ensemble. A maximum of 4 credits may be applied to program and graduation requirements. Students must register for audit in any perfroming ensemble in which they have already earned 8 credits. NOTE: Courses offered every fall and spring semester.

MUSC 171 – 1 Credit
"Power House" Big Band

Specializes in contemporary "concert" jazz. Contact the Essex campus Music Office at 443-840-1521 for information. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

MUSC 172 – 1 Credit
"Night Train" Big Band

Performs "standard" repertoire for big band. Open to students and members of the community. Contact the Essex campus Music Office at 410-780-6521 for information. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

MUSC 173 – 1 Credit
The Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra

Studies and performs literature from the symphonic repertoire. Open to instrumentalists under the age of 21. Contact the GBYO office at 410-780-6914 for audition information. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

MUSC 174 – 1 Credit
Classical Guitar Ensemble

provides an ensemble experience for students who are skilled in the techniques of the classical guitar. Contact the Music Department for information.

MUSC 175 – 1 Credit
Electric Guitar Ensemble

Performs music in the jazz and rock styles. Contact the Essex campus Music Office at 443-840-1521 for information. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

MUSC 176 – 1 Credit
"Jazz Plus" Electric Jazz Ensemble

Specializes in pop-jazz and smooth jazz. Contact your campus Music Office for information. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Written permission from instructor required

MUSC 177 – 1 Credit
Chamber Ensembles

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in playing classical music in small groups of instrumentalists and pianists. Contact the Essex campus Music Office at 410-780-6521 for information.

Prerequisite: Written permission from instructor required

MUSC 178 – 1 Credit
The Baltimore Symphonic Band

Provides a music ensemble experience for students who wish to perform great works from the concert band repertoire. Open to all members of the community. Contact Christopher Wolfe at 443-840-1521 for membership information. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

MUSC 211 – 1 Credit
Ear Training III

Continues advanced training in "hearing" and "performing" the various components of music, including rhythm, pitch, intervals, chords and melodies. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall and spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 112 or qualifying exam or written permission of instructor.

MUSC 212 – 1 Credit
Ear Training IV

Offers a continuation of advanced training in "hearing" and "performing" the various components of music developed in MUSC 211, including rhythm, pitch, intervals, chords and melodies. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 211 or qualifying exam or written permission of instructor.

MUSC 213 – 3 Credits
Music Theory III

Examines the music of the Baroque and Classical periods. Students study and write altered chords; write and perform figured bass, study musical forms including the fugue and the basics of instrumentation. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 114 or qualifying exam or written permisison of instructor.

MUSC 214 – 3 Credits
Music Theory IV

Analyzes the music of the Romantic and Twentieth Century eras, the study of musical form, and the intermediate study of instrumentation. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MUSC 213 or qualifying exam or written permission of instructor.

MUSC 232 – 2 Credits
Piano Skills and Musicianship

Provides instruction in practical piano skills and musicianship. Topics include reading music notation in treble, bass, and alto clefs music vocabulary and terminology, transposition, harmonization, improvisation, sight-reading, accompanying, and score reading, including lines for transposing instruments. This is the final level in the keyboard development series.

Prerequisites: MUSC 131 and MUSC 213 or MUSC 214 (conc) or written permission from instructor required Lab Fee: $25.00

MUSC 241 – 3 Credits
Advanced Audio Recording Techniques

Provides students with opportunities to apply technical and aesthetic expertise in the theoretical and actual completion of professional recording scenarios, with additional emphasis on integrating audio and video and on developing a business plan with which to start a recording studio business. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 051 (conc) and RDNG 051 or ESOL 053 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc); MUSC 142, MUSC 143, and MUSC 145 (conc) Lab Fee: $25.00

MUSC 273 – 3 Credits
Internship: Audio Engineering

Provides a professional experience where students apply technical and aesthetic expertise acquired in the Music Production and Audio Recording Technology program during a minimum 60 hours internship in a professional audio production facility assisting with daily operations. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 (conc) or ESOL 051 (conc) and RDNG 051 or ESOL 053 (conc); and MATH 081 (conc); MUSC 116, MUSC 143, MUSC 145, MUSC 146, and MUSC 241

MUSC 284 – 4 Credits
Cooperative Educatin II

NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.