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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 31, Music History II    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 the Rococo Period (about 1720) to the present. 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 Rococo, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, and the diverse directions of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The course is designed for the music major but open to all.

2872   11:15a-2:30p F   PAC 114   Dutton D L
Above 2872 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.

2873   9:30a-10:50a MW   PAC 114   Bergman J F
Above 2873 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2874   12:45p-2:05p MW   PAC 210   Bergman J F

Above 2874 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.

2875   12:45p-2:05p TTh   PAC 116   Dutton D L
Above 2875 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2876   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Young A L
Above section 2876 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2877   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE   Holt D K
Above section 2877 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2878   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE   Alviso J R
Above section 2878 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2879   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Goodman D B
Above section 2879 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2880   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Young A L
Above section 2880 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2881   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Carter T M
Above section 2881 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2883   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Holt D K
Above section 2883 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

2884   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Bergman J F
Above section 2884 is a Distance Education course conducted over the internet. For additional information, please go to http://www.smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com 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 http://www.connect4education.co.

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.

2885   8:00a-9:20a TTh   PAC 210   Pillich G S

Above 2885 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.

2886   9:30a-10:50a TTh   PAC 116   Cheesman J M
Above 2886 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2887   11:15a-12:35p MW   PAC 107   Fiddmont F K
Above 2887 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2888   2:15p-3:35p MW   PAC 114   O’Neal K A
Above 2888 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2889   3:00p-6:05p T   PAC 116   Terry L
Above 2889 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2890   3:45p-5:05p MW   PAC 114   O’Neal K A
Above 2890 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4352   6:45p-9:50p M   PAC 114   O’Neal K A
Above 4352 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4353   6:45p-9:50p W   PAC 116   Terry L
Above 4353 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4354   6:45p-9:50p Th   PAC 116   Terry L
Above 4354 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.

2891   12:15p-3:20p F   PAC 116   Cheesman J M
Above 2891 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4355   6:45p-9:50p T   PAC 116   Parnell D J
Above 4355 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.

2892   8:00a-9:20a T   A 214   Alviso J R

   Arrange-1.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Alviso J R
Above section 2892 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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