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Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

Music History and Appreciation

Attendance at one Music department concert for which students may have to purchase tickets is required. Online classes are exempted.

MUSIC 30, Music History I 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is a survey of music in Western Civilization from Antiquity through Baroque (approximately 800 BC to 1750 AD). Emphasis is placed upon the principal composers and their works related to the history and philosophy of each stylistic period and interrelationships with the arts and humanities in general. The stylistic periods covered include Greco-Roman, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. The course is designed for the music major, but open to all.

2996 12:45p-2:05p MW PAC 105 Bergman J F
Above 2996 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 32, Appreciation of Music 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is designed for the non-major. It utilizes a broad approach to musical literature, primarily of the sixteenth through twenty-first centuries, and its place in the cultural development of Western Civilization. It provides the tools for a basic understanding of music, an awareness of the primary musical styles, comprehension of the building blocks of music, and the development of an attentive level of listening.

2997 9:00a-12:05p F PAC 210 Bergman J F
Above 2997 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2998 9:30a-10:50a MW PAC 114 Bergman J F
Above 2998 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2999 12:45p-2:05p MW PAC 210 Zusman S P
Above 2999 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street. Above section is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

3000 12:45p-2:05p TTh PAC 116 Martin J M
Above 3000 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

3002 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Goodman D B
Above section 3002 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect for Education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code from the Connect for Education website.

3003 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Young A L
Above section 3003 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect for Education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code from the Connect for Education website.

3004 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Young A L
Above section 3004 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect for Education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code at the Connect for Education website.

NEW 3005 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Bergman J
Above section 3005 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for "OnMusic Appreciation" from Connect4education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code.

3006 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Bergman J F
Above section 3006 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect for Education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code from the Connect for Education website.

3008 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Martin J M
Above section 3008 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect for Education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code from the Connect for Education website.

3009 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Martin J M
Above section 3009 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect for Education or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the access code from the Connect for Education website.

MUSIC 33, Jazz in American Culture 3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement), CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course concentrates on the origin, development and major musical styles of Jazz music in American culture with significant emphasis placed on the sociopolitical and economic realities that resulted in shaping the musical decisions of the primary innovators. The course will further illustrate how the multicultural intersection of the African-American, European-American and Chicano/Latino communities has been, and continues to be, an essential element for the existence and proliferation of this uniquely American art form. Designed for the non-major.

3012 8:00a-9:20a TTh PAC 114 Fiddmont F K
Above 3012 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street. Above section is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

3013 8:00a-9:20a TTh PAC 107 Terry L
Above 3013 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

3014 11:15a-12:35p MW PAC 107 Fiddmont F K
Above 3014 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

3015 2:15p-3:35p MW PAC 114 O’Neal K A
Above 3015 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

3016 3:00p-6:05p T PAC 116 Terry L
Above 3016 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

3017 3:45p-5:05p MW PAC 114 O’Neal K A
Above 3017 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4377 6:45p-9:50p M PAC 114 O’Neal K A
Above 4377 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4378 6:45p-9:50p W PAC 114 Terry L
Above 4378 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 36, History of Rock Music 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is a musical and cultural survey of popular music widely referred to as Rock & Roll. Musical trends are followed from influential traditions of early blues and jazz at the beginning of the twentieth century and include the emergence of Rock & Roll in the early 1950’s, Motown, the “British Invasion”, Art Rock, Heavy Metal, Punk, Rap and Hip-Hop, Techno, Grunge, Electronica, Garage Rock and Modern Rock.

3018 12:15p-3:20p F PAC 116 Cheesman J M
Above 3018 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4380 6:45p-9:50p T PAC 116 Parnell D J
Above 4380 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 37, Music in American Culture 3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement), CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is a survey of the music of Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans and Asian Americans from their historical roots to the present, including blues, gospel, bluegrass, zydeco, salsa, mariachi, norteno, and taiko, and the impact of traditional music on American pop styles. The course examines musical elements, the role of music in society, and how music reflects culture. Students will develop listening and descriptive skills through a variety of media including recordings, video and live demonstration. The course is open to all regardless of previous musical background or experience.

3019 8:00a-9:20a T A 214 Alviso J R

Arrange-1.5 Hours ONLINE Alviso J R
Above section 3019 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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