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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 32, Appreciation of Music 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Prerequisite: None. 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.

1550 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Goodman D B
Above section 1550 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 at 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 www.connect4education.com

1551 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Goodman D B
Above section 1551 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 at 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 www.connect4education.com

1552 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Driscoll B S
Above section 1552 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 at 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 www.connect4education.com

1553 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Driscoll B S
Above section 1553 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 at 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 www.connect4education.com

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.

1555 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh PAC 114 Fiddmont F K
Above 1555 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.

1556 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh A 214 Carter T M
Above section 1556 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information about the program.

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