Guide to Course Titles

DEGREE PROGRAMS

Guide to Course Titles

COURSE NUMBERS COURSE TITLES

 

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

HUM100 What is Jazz?

HUM305 Philosophy of Jazz

HUM340 Brazilian Portuguese

AUDIO PRODUCTION

AUD300A-C Digital Audio Workstation

AUD305A-B Mix

AUD310A-B Audio Technology

AUD320 Survey of Music Production

AUD321 Critical Listening

AUD400A-B Studio Recording

AUD410 Studio Electronics

AUD420 Music Production

BUSINESS OF MUSIC

BUS300 Audio for Live Performance and Recording

BUS301 Legal Aspects of the Music Industry for Jazz Musicians

BUS400 Marketing and Publicity

BUS401 Pedagogy Techniques

COMPOSITION AND ARRANGING

COM210 Lyric Writing

COM300 Jazz Composition

COM301A-B Jazz Arranging

COM390 Counterpoint

COM400 Composition Seminar

ENGLISH COMMUNICATION

ENG100 The Essay

ENG102 The Biography and Autobiography

ENG103 Practical Rhetoric: Writing to Describe, Persuade, Argue

ENG105 Poetry of Jazz; Jazz of Poetry

ENG110 Introduction to Shakespeare: From Plays to Works

HARMONY

HAR390A-B Western European Harmonic Practice

HAR390C 20th Century Harmony

HISTORY

HIS100A-200B Jazz History (See also under Social Sciences)

HIS110 The Great American Songbook: The Jazz Standard

HIS261 History of Funk

HIS300 Jazz and Cross-Cultural Practice

HIS301 New Orleans: The Birthplace of Jazz

HIS302 The Miles Davis Legacy

HIS308 The Language of Hard Bop

HIS309 Jazz Oral History Methodology

HIS310 The Jazz Singers

HIS330 Latin American Roots of Jazz

HIS340 Brazilian Roots of Jazz

HIS370 The Beatles

HIS385 History of American Roots Music from 1900 – Present

HIS386 The Blues: From Spirituals to Ornette Coleman

HIS387 Protest Songs – From the African American Work Song to Women’s Rights

HIS390 History of 20th Century Music

HIS390A-B History of Western European Music

HUMANITIES

(See also under Arts and Humanities)

MATHEMATICS AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING

MAT300 Entrepreneurial Skills for Musicians

MUSICIANSHIP

MUS100A-200B Ear Training and Sight Singing

MUS101 Keyboard Proficiency — Piano for Non-Pianists

MUS102 Individual Tutorial

MUS103 Introductory Music Theory and Ear Training

MUS104 Drum Set Technique for Non-Drummers

MUS105 Introduction to Mallet Percussion

MUS110 Vocal Technique for Instrumentalists

MUS150 Introduction to North Indian Tabla

MUS180 Roots Guitar Styles and Techniques for Non-Guitarists

MUS190A-B Yoga for Musicians

MUS 191 Alexander Technique

MUS201 Keyboard Proficiency — Jazz Piano for Non-Pianists

MUS202 Sight Reading Workshop

MUS204 The Application of Eurhythmics to Jazz Repertoire

MUS205 Chart Reading Workshop for Drummers

MUS207 Double Bass Ensemble Workshop

MUS208 Gypsy Jazz Guitar Styles and Techniques

MUS209A-B Practical Applications for the Rhythm Section

MUS240 Brazilian Jazz Guitar Styles and Techniques

MUS241 Brazilian Jazz Bass Styles and Techniques

MUS250 North Indian Music Fundamentals Through Voice

MUS280 Traditional Fiddle Styles and Techniques (New)

MUS300A-B Advanced Musicianship

MUS308 Drum Grooves and Solos in Odd Meters

MUS309 Fusion Drumming Styles and Techniques

MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

TEC100 Introduction to Music Technology

PERFORMANCE

PRF100-400 Jazz Repertoire Ensemble

PRF101 Horace Silver Ensemble

PRF110A-210B Vocal Performance

PRF111A-B Vocal Jazz Ensemble

PRF120-420 Jazz Strings Chamber Ensemble

PRF201 Miles/Wayne Ensemble

PRF203 Jazz Fusion Ensemble

PRF204 Gypsy Jazz Ensemble

PRF205 Wes Montgomery Ensemble

PRF206 Guitar Ensemble

PRF207 Blues and R&B Ensemble

PRF215 Brazilian Jazz Bass and Voice Duets

PRF219 Vocal Intensive

PRF230 Latin Jazz Ensemble

PRF231 Afro-Venezuelan Jazz Ensemble

PRF232 Eddie Palmieri Ensemble

PRF240 Brazilian Jazz Repertoire Ensemble

PRF242 Choro Ensemble

PRF245 Brazilian Rhythm Ensemble

PRF246 Brazilian Jazz Guitar Ensemble

PRF250 Traditional North Indian Ensemble

PRF260 Blues and R&B Ensemble

PRF261 East Bay Funk Ensemble

PRF262 Ska and Reggae Ensemble

PRF290 Saxophone Quartet

PRF301 Odd Meter Ensemble

PRF302 New Orleans Ensemble – 1920s to the Present

PRF303 Charles Mingus Ensemble

PRF304 Art Blakey Ensemble

PRF305 CJC Jazz Orchestra

PRF306A Jazz Piano Trio

PRF306B Jazz Guitar Trio

PRF306C Jazz Organ Trio

PRF306D Jazz Horn Trio

PRF307 Chick Corea Ensemble

PRF308 Improvised Music Ensemble

PRF309 Percussion Ensemble

PRF321 Jazz String Quartet

PRF326 Jazz String Trio

PRF335 Afro-Latin Percussion Ensemble

PRF336 Afro-Cuban Orchestra

PRF338 “Tangos, Choros and Frevos”

PRF339 Astor Piazzolla Ensemble

PRF346A Brazilian Jazz Piano Trio

PRF346B Brazilian Jazz Guitar Trio

PRF370 Sting Ensemble

PRF380 Bluegrass Ensemble

PRF381 Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco Ensemble

PRF382 Early Blues/Jug Band

PRF383 Appalachian Old-Time Ensemble

PRF384 Celtic Ensemble

PRF390 Contemporary Music Ensemble

PRF391 Electronic Music Ensemble

PRF403 Pat Metheny Ensemble

PRF408 Original Compositions Ensemble

PRF409 Post-Bop Ensemble

PRF480 New Acoustic/Progressive Bluegrass Ensemble

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

PRV100-400 Instrumental Private Instruction

PRV110A-410B Vocal Private Instruction

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

SCI300 Physics of Sound and Music

SOCIAL SCIENCES

HIS100A-200B Jazz History (See also under Social Sciences)

SENIOR PROJECT

SEN400 Senior Project

THEORY

THE100A-200B Jazz Theory and Improvisation

THE205 Single Line Soloing for Instrumentalists

THE250 Traditional North Indian Rhythmic Concepts for the Jazz Musician

THE251 Traditional South Indian Rhythmic Concepts for the Jazz Musician

THE300A Advanced Jazz Theory and Improvisation

THE300B Advanced Transcription and Analysis of the Jazz Masters

THE301 Form and Analysis of Jazz Standards

THE302 Polyrhythms and Odd Rhythm Groupings

THE305 21st Century Trends and Aesthetics in Jazz

THE315A Single Line Soloing for Vocalists

THE315B Single Line Soloing for Vocalists

THE330 Latin Jazz Theory and Improvisation

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