GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MUSIC

Students will be able to demonstrate technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression in at least one major performance area at a level appropriate for the particular music concentration; 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 analysis; demonstrate a basic knowledge of music history through the present time; and demonstrate keyboard competency in intermediate to advanced piano performance literature.
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

MUSIC 105

Musicianship II

2

Corequisite: MUSIC 104

MUSIC 107

Harmony I

3

MUSIC 107 and 105 (corequisite)

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 jazz band instruments MUSIC 143 Jazz Band .5-1
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 .5-1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 147 Community Orchestra: Literature 1825-1950 .5-1
Ability to play a standard string, wind, or keyboard instrument MUSIC 148 Chamber Music .5-1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band or orchestra MUSIC 152 String Ensemble 1
An audition is required MUSIC 230 Chorus .5-1
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 .5-1
An audition is required MUSIC 235 Concert Singers: Masterworks .5-1
An audition is required MUSIC 236 Vocal Ensemble: Holiday Review .5-1
An audition is required MUSIC 237 Vocal Ensemble: Jazz/Show Classics .5-1
An audition is required MUSIC 240 Concert Singers: Holiday Concert .5-1
   MUSIC 241 Concert Singers: Traditional .5-1
   MUSIC 242 Concert Singers: Contemporary .5-1
   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 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014
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.