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MUSIC

MUSIC DEGREE:

AA-T—MUSIC

The Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer Degree offers students a general study in music. This liberal arts degree prepares students for study as an upper division student junior by combining the theoretical concepts with practical skill building courses to prepare the student with competency in the major. An entrance audition is required for this degree. The courses in this degree focus on harmony and musicianship, applied studio and performance. Recipients of the Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer Degree are guaranteed admissions into a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Music (B.A.) with junior standing at a campus of the California State University system. All students must complete the core classes and then perform a capstone jury in preparation for transfer.


CERTIFICATE:

CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY - AUDIO RECORDING

CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY - MUSIC PRODUCTION


MUSIC ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE


YEAR ONE UNITS

MUSL 2A Harmony and Musicianship I 4 units

MUSA 40 Applied Lessons 1

Music Performance Option * 1

MUSL 2B Harmony and Musicianship II 4

MUSA 40 Applied Lessons 1

MUSA 21M Class Piano for Majors 1

Music Performance Option * 1

YEAR TWO UNITS

MUSL 2C Harmony and Musicianship III 4

MUSA 40 Applied Lessons 1

Music Performance Option * 1

MUSL 2D Harmony and Musicianship IV 4

MUSA 40 Applied Lessons 1

MUSL 3 World Music 3

Music Performance Option * 1

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

For specific General Education courses refer to catalog section on A.A. Graduation Requirements.

TOTAL UNITS 28


*Major Ensemble Option

Music (MUSP) 12: Wind Ensemble Music (MUSP) 13: Wind Symphony Music (MUSP )14: Jazz Lab

Music (MUSP) 15: Jazz Ensemble Music (MUSP) 16: Jazz Orchestra Music (MUSP) 44 Concert Choir Music (MUSP) 45 Chamber Choir


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MUSIC

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS FOR TRANSFER DEGREE

The Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer Degree offers students a focus of study in Music Performance and/or Music Education as well as provides a broad exposure to additional facets of the subject area. The degree prepares students for study as an upper division studentjunior by combining the theoretical concepts with practical skill building courses to prepare the student with competency in the major. The courses in this area examine the nature of the fine and applied arts through analysis, synthesis, composition, performance, and technical development. Students will develop techniques appropriate to the art form, engage in performance of the music, examine aesthetic valuing, and participate in a creative expression of the arts. Recipients of the Associate in Arts in Music for Transfer Degree are guaranteed admissions with junior standing as a campus of the California State University system.


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Examine music as a form of expression that reflects personal creativity as well as social, historical, political, religious and cultural changes and influences.

  2. Examine and discuss music in relationship to other forms of human expression, including art, architecture, philosophy, religion, and politics.

  3. Demonstrate proficiency in communication technologies for the purposes of research, composition, listening, performance, recording, and cross-discipline collaboration.


REQUIRED CORE (20 UNITS) UNITS

Theory Courses

MUSL 2A Harmony and Musicianship I 4

MUSL 2B Harmony and Musicianship II 4

MUSL 2C Harmony and Musicianship III 4

MUSL 2D Harmony and Musicianship IV 4

APPLIED MUSIC (4 SEMESTERS @ 1 UNIT EACH) UNITS

MUSA 40 Applied Lessons 1

LARGE ENSEMBLE (4 SEMESTERS @ 1 UNIT EACH) UNITS

MUSP 12 Wind Ensemble 1

MUSP 13 Wind Symphony 1

MUSP 14 Jazz Lab 1

MUSP 15 Jazz Ensemble 1

MUSP 16 Jazz Orchestra 1

MUSP 44 Concert Choir 1

MUSP 45 Chamber Choir 1


GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

Required Major Courses: 24 units

CSU GE or IGETC (CSU) requirements: 37-39 units

CSU transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 CSU transferable units. TOTAL UNITS: 60 Units

All courses making up the minimum must be transferable to CSU, and

a minimum GPA of 2.0 must be maintained.

TOTAL UNITS 24

AUDIO RECORDING

CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY

This Certificate of Proficiency program is designed for students who wish to learn or enhance their skills in art of audio recording. Housed in the state-of-the-art Chabot College recording studios and music technology lab, students will learn how to record, edit and mix multi- track recordings on industry-industry standard software platforms in an extremely hands-on environment.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN MUSIC RECORDING TECHNOLOGY

Students who come through this certificate program will have career opportunities as an audio recording engineer. As the modern music industry shifts more towards an independent or DIY marketplace for studio recording, career opportunities for music recordists are largely freelance. Nonetheless, the labor market data for audio recording engineers shows positive job growth in the region, particularly in the East Bay. Beyond music recording, students will emerge with a very solid technical foundation that will allow for more institutionally- oriented jobs in audio recording and manipulation (editing) for visual media. They will acquire high-level recording and mixing skills in industry-standard software platforms that will allow for multiple entry points into the job market outside of the traditional music studio recording careers.


CORE COURSES UNITS

MURT 20 Digital Audio Workstation 3

MURT 21 Audio Recording I 3

MURT 23 Audio Recording II 3

MURT 24 Advanced Mixing Techniques 3

MURT 25 Live Concert Sound 1

MUSL 8 History of Rock and Roll and Popular Music 3

TOTAL UNITS 16


MUSIC PRODUCTION

CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY

This Certificate of Proficiency program is designed for students who wish to learn or enhance their skills in art of music production. Housed in the state-of-the-art Chabot College recording studios and music technology lab, students will learn how to program drum tracks and background beats, create multi-layered electro-acoustic compositions, contemporary musical structures, and work on sounds for visual media on industry-industry standard software platforms in an extremely hands-on environment.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN MUSIC RECORDING TECHNOLOGY

In today's modern music industry, the term "music producer" can mean many things. That said, the overwhelming profile of musicians who earn income as a music producer will, however, fit two descriptions: 1) freelance; and 2) equally proficient in matters of technical and aesthetic craftsmanship. As such, this program will focus on enhancing the core skills that make for technically proficient, creatively excellent freelance professionals who will be ready for the highly situational, unpredictable and self-motivated demands of work as a music producer.

CORE COURSES UNITS

MURT 20 Digital Audio Workstation 3

MURT 22A Electronic Music I 3

MURT 22B Electronic Music II 3

MURT 31 Sound Design 3

MUSL 28 Musical Structure & Songwriting 3

MUSA 20A Guitar I 1

or

MUSA 21A Piano I 1

or

MUSA 22A Jazz Piano I 1

TOTAL UNITS 16


MUSIC

LITERATURE, THEORY AND MUSICIANSHIP (MUSL)

1 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 3 UNITS Music for enjoyment and understanding through informed listening, analysis, evaluation and discernment of musical elements, forms, and repertoire. Attendance at concerts and listening to a variety of music is required. 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; CSU/ GE; IGETC; C-ID: MUS 100.


2A HARMONY AND MUSICIANSHIP I 4 UNITS

Study of the fundamentals of Western music applicable to both classical and popular styles: notation; fundamental theoretical concepts; musicianship skills including sight singing, rhythmic training, ear training, dictation, and keyboard realization; and basic compositional skills. Strongly recommended: MUSL 6 or equivalent skills. 2 hours lecture; 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; CSU/GE; C-ID: MUS 120.


2B HARMONY AND MUSICIANSHIP II 4 UNITS

Continues diatonic harmony through part writing and ear training exercises as typified by musical practice from 1600 to the present. Continues solfeggio, chord recognition, melodic and rhythmic dictation, diatonic four-part voice leading, and figured bass realization. Introduces harmonic dictation, cadential elaboration, non-dominant seventh chords, and tonicization/modulation to the dominant. Prerequisite: MUSL 2A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 130.


2C HARMONY AND MUSICIANSHIP III 4 UNITS

Elements of both diatonic and chromatic harmony through part writing and ear training exercises as typified by musical practice from 1600 to the present. Continues solfeggio; chord recognition; melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation; and figured bass realization. Introduces chorale dictation, chromatic four-part voice leading, chord progression and succession techniques, non-chord tones using figuration and rhythmic displacement, and mode mixture. Prerequisite: MUSL 2B (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 140.

2D HARMONY AND MUSICIANSHIP IV 4 UNITS

Study of advanced chromatic harmony, 20th century harmonic practices, large musical structures, style composition, harmonic, structural, and stylistic analysis, and musicianship skills including sight singing, rhythmic training, dictation, and keyboard realization. Prerequisite: MUSL 2C (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 150.


  1. WORLD MUSIC 3 UNITS

    The study of the folk and art music of world cultures. Includes the traditional music of Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Latin America, Europe, and Native America. Attendance at four concerts in the San Francisco Bay Area required. 3 hours. Transfer: CSU; UC; CSU/GE; IGETC.


  2. JAZZ STYLES 3 UNITS

    History, trends, and influences of the phenomenon of jazz beginning with pre-Dixieland early 1900’s covering the various eras including Swing, BeBop and post Be-Bop to present day. Attendance at concerts and listening to a variety of music is required. 3 hours. Transfer: CSU; UC; CSU/GE; IGETC.


  3. AMERICAN CULTURES IN MUSIC 3 UNITS Music in twentieth century United States through the study of contributions of three selected groups from the following: African- Americans, Latin-Americans, Asian-Americans, European-Americans, and Native Americans. Emphasis on understanding diverse styles, and on integrating these styles into American music. Concert, religious, and folk-pop music will be included. 3 hours. Transfer: CSU; UC; CSU/ GE; IGETC.


  4. BASIC MUSIC SKILLS 3 UNITS Essentials of music through notation, time elements, melody, harmony, and tonality, texture, dynamics and knowledge of the keyboard. Sight singing and ear training. 1 hour lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 110.


8 HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL AND 3 UNITS POPULAR MUSIC

Aculturalsurveyoforiginal Americanmusictraditions, formsandtrends influenced by cultural, socio-economic, socio-political and economic changes including blues, jazz, early rock, the “British invasion,” rap, hip hop culture, Latino rock, heavy metal, jazz-rock fusion, electronic, modern rock, and pop. 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; CSU/GE; IGETC.


28 MUSICAL STRUCTURE AND SONGWRITING 3 UNITS Study of contemporary rock and popular music theory. Common chord progressions, harmonic development, song forms, lyric structure and analysis, orchestration and analysis of studio recording effects on important popular music styles of the mid to late 20th Century. Prerequisite: MUSL 6. 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU

42A JAZZ THEORY I 2 UNITS

Developing an understanding of traditional jazz nomenclature including chord symbols, chord/scale relationships, and jazz harmony. Various scales, their modes and their applications will be addressed as well as their applications to harmonic progressions common to the jazz idiom. Strongly Recommended: MUSL 6 (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


42B JAZZ THEORY II 2 UNITS

Jazz composition and arranging to gain and/or solidify a working knowledge of standard concepts pertaining to writing and arranging for the small to large ensemble. Emphasis will be placed on achieving the following: shapes and voicings used for different combinations of melody instruments; writing idiomatic arrangements of “standards” in the jazz idiom and standard “industry-style” formatting of scores and parts. Prerequisite: MUSL 42A (completed with a grade of“C”or higher). 2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


MUSIC PERFORMANCE (MUSP)

  1. WIND ENSEMBLE 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times.)

    Band repertoire of all styles and periods. Emphasis on group participation and public performance. Attendance at all scheduled performances required. Enrollment subject to a standardized audition demonstrating musical ability and technical proficiency at a level suitable to the course level. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 180.


  2. WIND SYMPHONY 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times.)

    Select and limited ensemble designed for advanced musicians seeking continued study in advanced band repertoire from all periods. Enrollment subject to a standardized audition demonstrating musical ability and technical proficiency at a level suitable to the course level. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 180.


  3. JAZZ LAB 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times)

    For instrumentalists who want experience in performing and interpreting small-group literature. The music literature will cover important aspects of Jazz band development and works of all styles and periods. Emphasis will be on articulations, stylistic differences, and common performance practices of the various periods of music. Enrollment by audition only. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 180.


    14A JAZZ LAB I 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times.)

    Reading, preparation and performance of contemporary jazz music. Opportunity to apply improvisation techniques in a small group setting. Enrollment subject to a standardized audition demonstrating musical ability and technical proficiency at a level suitable to the course level. Enrollment by audition only. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.

    14B JAZZ LAB II 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times.)

    For continuing instrumentalists who want experience in performing and-interpreting small group literature. The music literature will cover important aspects of Jazz band development and works of all styles and periods. Emphasis will be on articulations, stylistic differences, and common performance practices of the various periods of music. Enrollment by audition only. Prerequisite: MUSP 14A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


  4. JAZZ ENSEMBLE I 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times.)

    Reading, preparation and performance of contemporary jazz music arranged for standard Big Band. The band plays various concerts and festivals. Students develop ability to play various jazz styles, sight read, improvise, and play both as members of a section and as soloists. Enrollment by audition only. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 180.

  5. JAZZ ORCHESTRA I 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times.)

Jazz Orchestra I is a performance organization that rehearses and performs a variety of contemporary jazz literature. Students develop ability to play various jazz styles, sight read, improvise, and play both as members of a section and as soloists. The orchestra plays various concerts and festivals. Opportunities to rehearse the orchestra as well as conduct. Enrollment by audition only. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; C-ID: MUS 180.


18 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

Open to any percussionist wishing to experience ensemble playing. Topics include a variety of styles and techniques used in percussion performance. Basic music reading is required. Strongly recommended: MUSP 12 or equivalent skills. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


41 CHAMBER WINDS 1 UNITS

May be repeated 3 times

Chamber Winds is open to any instrumental musician wishing to experience chamber ensemble playing. Topics will include a variety of styles and techniques used in chamber performance. Enrollment subject to a standardized audition by the instructor demonstrating musical ability and technical proficiency at a level suitable to the course level. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


  1. CONCERT CHOIR 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times)

    Development of vocal and musical ability to interpret and perform the highest calibre of choral literature. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID: MUS 180.


  2. CHAMBER CHOIR 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

Development of sufficient vocal and music ability to interpret and perform a variety of vocal chamber music. Designed for the advanced singer. Enrollment subject to a standardized audition demonstrating musical ability and technical proficiency at a level suitable to the course level. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC ; C-ID: MUS 180.


47 COLLEGE PRODUCTION—MUSIC 1–5 UNITS

May be repeated 3 times

Participation in scheduled music productions. Includes music support for drama productions, college musicals, and other major performances. Enrollment is for the duration of the production. 3-15 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC


  1. CONTEMPORARY MUSIC ENSEMBLE 1 UNITS

    May be repeated 3 times

    The Contemporary Music Ensemble performs a variety of works written in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in two concerts per semester. The ensemble not only prepares students for careers that include contemporary music, but helps them to become exceptional educators, advocates, and leaders in the field. Audition required. Prerequisite: Audition with instructor required. Transfer: CSU; UC.

  2. GUITAR ENSEMBLE 1 UNITS

May be repeated 3 times

This course focuses on the sight-reading, rehearsal, and performance of basic-level guitar ensemble literature. Basic note reading skills will be employed. Each member of the group will become a better musician through individual practice, listening, performance, and being an active part of the ensemble experience. New repertoire will be studied each semester. Prerequisite: Audition with instructor required. Transfer: UC.


MUSIC APPLIED (MUSA)

11 JAZZ IMPROVISATION 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

Major scales, chord construction, and development of melodic lines used in contemporary styles of Jazz Improvisation. Jazz literature for combos of the post Bop era using exotic scales, altered chord construction, and development of modal and intervalic concepts used in contemporary improvisation. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


11A JAZZ IMPROVISATION I 1 UNIT

Major scales, chord construction, and development of melodic lines used in contemporary styles of Jazz Improvisation. Jazz literature for small groups of the post Bop era. Enrollment by audition or permission of instructor. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


11B JAZZ IMPROVISATION II 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 2 times.)

Exotic scales, altered chord construction, and development of modal and intervalic concepts used in avant garde jazz improvisation. Techniques used in composing and arranging for small ensembles. Prerequisite: MUSA 11A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


20A GUITAR I 1 UNIT

Beginning guitar using a combination of folk and classic approaches to playing technique, utilizing basic scales and chords in first position, and music notation. Strongly recommended: MUSL 6. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


20B GUITAR II 1 UNIT

Continued study and practice of the fundamentals for playing the six-string acoustic guitar. An expanded repertoire of popular songs, classical solo and ensemble music, and styles will be examined. Prerequisite: MUSA 20A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher) or equivalent. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


21A PIANO I 1 UNIT

Beginning piano. Contemporary and classic approaches to playing piano using basic scales, chords and music notation. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.

21B PIANO II 1 UNIT

Development of skills in piano performance, notation, literature. Emphasis on further development of technique and performance. Prerequisite: MUSA 21A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher) or equivalent. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.

21M CLASS PIANO FOR MAJORS 1 UNIT

Skills development for music majors and minors in playing major and minor scales, diatonic chord progressions, treble and bass clef reading, and simple hands together part playing. Strongly recommended: concurrent enrollment in MUSL 2A. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


22A JAZZ PIANO I 1 UNIT

Voicings, chords, and guidelines for improvisation in the contemporary styles of the jazz pianist. Post bop-era, through modern to avant-garde piano playing in the jazz idiom. Strongly recommended, MUSL 6. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


22B JAZZ PIANO II 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

Development of skills in jazz piano performance, notation, literature. Emphasis on further development of technique and performance. Prerequisite: MUSA 22A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher) or equivalent. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


23A VOICE I 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

Group singing with emphasis on solo performance, tone production, breathing, diction, sight singing and interpretation of vocal literature. Strongly recommended: MUSL 6. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


23B VOICE II 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

Development of skills in vocal performance, notation, literature. Emphasis on further development of technique and performance. Prerequisite: MUSA 23A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC.


40 APPLIED LESSONS 1 UNIT

(May be repeated 3 times)

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. Achievement is evaluated through a juried performance. Enrollment subject to a standardized audition demonstrating basic competencies in technique and musicianship in their major performance medium. Corequisite: MUSP 12 or 13 or14 or 15 or 16 or 44 or 45. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UC; C-ID MUS 160.

MUSIC RECORDING AND TECHNOLOGY (MURT)

  1. DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION 3 UNITS Fundamentals of digital audio manipulation, recording and production within industry-standard digital audio workstation software. Focus on essential functionality and technical proficiency within audio platforms such as Avid ProTools and Ableton LIVE. Introduction to MIDI sequencing, digital signal processing and audio editing. Transfer: CSU.


  2. AUDIO RECORDING I 3 UNITS Fundamentals of audio recording and the digital audio workstation. Basic acoustics, principles of analog and digital audio basics, studio set-up, microphone technique, basic mixing techniques and digital audio workstation fundamentals. Prerequisite: MURT 20 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


22A ELECTRONIC MUSIC I 3 UNITS

Fundamentals of electronic music production and MIDI sequencing. Principles of synthesis, survey of electronic music instruments and their development, MIDI sequencing, drum machines and beat making, and multitrack electronic music production. Prerequisite: MURT 20 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Transfer: CSU.


22B ELECTRONIC MUSIC II 3 UNITS

Advanced electronic music production. Projects will include audio for film and video, theatrical productions, video games, advertisements, sound effects and sound installations. Prerequisite: MURT 22A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Transfer: CSU.


  1. AUDIO RECORDING II 3 UNITS

    (May be repeated 3 times)

    Advanced studio recording techniques. Highly specific and refined microphone selection and implementation, complex multichannel signal flow, analog and digital signal processing, and multitrack mixing in the digital audio workstation. Student-produced, hands-on recording sessions in both the studio and live-concert settings. Prerequisite: MURT 21A. Corequisite: MURT 23. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


  2. ADVANCED MIXING TECHNIQUES 3 UNITS Focus of course is on advanced multitrack mixing techniques. Implementation of signal processing to a multichannel audio mix using outboard and virtual signal processors, submixing, busing and summing mixes, complex signal flow, advanced mixer automation, and selected topics in mastering. Prerequisite: MURT 21 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Strongly Recommended: MURT 23 For maximum learning, co-requisite enrollment with MURT 23 is not required, but strongly encouraged. . Transfer: CSU.

  3. LIVE CONCERT SOUND 1 UNIT

    (May be repeated 3 times)

    Sound design and amplification management for live music events. Management and manipulation of audio signal flow, interconnected amplification hardware, stage monitoring, and real-time audio signal processing for live audio events. Hands-on participation in on-campus live audio events. 4 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


  4. MUSIC BUSINESS AND THE LAW 3 UNITS Legal issues in the music industry, with a focus on music publishing and licensure, the role of the record label, and distribution and retailing. 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


28 MUSIC INDUSTRY CAREER DEVELOPMENT 3 UNITS Career opportunities and business practices in the music industry. Focus on career options and development, artist management, unions, music merchandising, and concert promotion. 3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. Transfer: CSU.


31 SOUND DESIGN 3 UNITS

Introduction to Sound Design and Audio Post-Production for Multimedia. Includes creating and editing Sound Effects, ADR, Foley, Music, and Ambience, for multiple visual mediums such as Film, TV, Video Gaming, Theatre, and Dance. Emphasis on computer assisted production using Digital Audio Workstations and sound design techniques using industry-standard equipment. Prerequisite: MURT 20 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Transfer: CSU.


32A GAME AUDIO DESIGN I 3 UNITS

Overview of game sound development, basics of sound effects libraries and working with animation, typical studio effects, sound manipulation, and common troubleshooting. Fundamental techniques of recording custom effects, proper integration of audio, and mixing techniques particular to the gaming industry. Basics of the game audio industry, including professional roles, occupational divisions, scheduling, contracts and workflow. Prerequisite: MURT 20 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Transfer: CSU.


32B GAME AUDIO DESIGN II 3 UNITS

Advanced creation of music and audio for video games, including implementationwithinavideogame.Advancedmusiccuecomposition, Foley SFX recording and design, and functional implementation in a live game context. Prerequisite: MURT 32A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). Transfer: CSU.

   
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