GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MUSIC

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the common elements and organizational patterns of music and their interaction, and the ability to employ this understanding in aural, verbal, and visual analyses; demonstrate a basic knowledge of music history through the present time. Demonstrate keyboard competency in intermediate to advanced piano performance literature; and demonstrate technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression in at least one major performance area at a level appropriate for the particular music concentration.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR

UNITS


MUSIC 103 or equivalent

MUSIC 103 or
MUSIC 113

Keyboard Harmony I
Keyboard Harmony II

2 or
2

Corequisite: MUSIC 107

MUSIC 104

Musicianship I

2

MUSIC 104; corequisite: MUSIC 108

MUSIC 105

Musicianship II

2

Corequisite: MUSIC 104

MUSIC 107

Harmony I

3

MUSIC 107; corequisite: MUSIC 105

MUSIC 108

Harmony II

3

  

MUSIC 125

History and Literature

3

  

MUSIC 126

History and Literature

3

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a 1-unit class from the following courses: MUSIC 143 (instrumentalists), MUSIC 146, 147, 148, 231, 235, 236, 237, 240, 241, or 242. An audition is required.

MUSIC 140

Applied Music

1

MUSIC 161 or 1 year of piano experience Piano proficiency equivalent to the level of Piano III (MUSIC 162)

(2)

   Four semesters of enrollment in any of the following (4 units total):
Ability to perform proficiently on on the trumpet, trombone, saxophone, drums, string bass, guitar, or piano. MUSIC 143 Jazz Band 1
Ability to perform in a band, orchestra, or chamber music ensemble MUSIC 144 Woodwind Ensemble 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band or orchestra MUSIC 145 Brass Ensemble 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 146 Community Orchestra: Literature 1725-1850 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 147 Community Orchestra: Literature 1825-1950 1
Ability to play a standard string, wind, or keyboard instrument MUSIC 148 Chamber Music 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band or orchestra MUSIC 152 String Ensemble 1
An audition is required MUSIC 230 Chorus 1
MUSIC 135 or equivalent; audition may be required MUSIC 231 College Choir 1
An audition is required MUSIC 232 Chamber Chorale: Winter Productions 1
An audition is required MUSIC 233 Chamber Chorale: Festival 1
An audition is required MUSIC 235 Concert Singers: Masterworks 1
An audition is required MUSIC 236 Vocal Ensemble: Holiday Review 1
An audition is required MUSIC 237 Vocal Ensemble: Jazz/Show Classics 1
An audition is required MUSIC 240 Concert Singers: Holiday Concert 1
   MUSIC 241 Concert Singers: Traditional 1
   MUSIC 242 Concert Singers: Contemporary 1
   TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

23

Some MUSIC courses may have additional requirements.  Please consult the GCC catalog.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 

August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Music (2013-2014 catalog)