Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Music
Certificates of Completion

Including Commercial Music; Electronic Music Composition; Music Theory, Advanced; Music Theory, Introductory; Piano Performance; Vocal Music Performance; Vocal Music Performance, Advanced.

Requirements for Certificate of Completion:

  1. Complete satisfactorily the courses listed for the particular certificate.
  2. Complete at least 50% of the required units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

COMMERCIAL MUSIC

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Commercial Music Certificate to recognize completion of coursework in a range of commercially oriented music courses. Recipients will have a solid foundation in working with Pro Tools, digital audio, MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), Studio Recording Techniques, and Live Sound Reinforcement, all of which are basic for work in the field.

Number Title Units
MUS-103 Fundamentals of Music 3
MUS-112A Recording with Pro Tools 3
MUS-112B Pro Tools and MIDI 3
MUS-113 Studio Recording 3
MUS-114 Create a CD 2
MUS-116 Sound Reinforcement and Live Recording 3
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ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Electronic Music Composition Certificate to recognize the completion of acquired skills in the field of electronic music composition. Students who demonstrate the industry and passion to finish this program will be rewarded with an expanded skills-set in electronic music and composition, the conceptual tools to apply the same techniques to other life tasks, and the continued pride of program completion.

Number Title Units
*MUS-103 Fundamentals of Music 3
MUS-110A Music Theory and Harmony 3
MUS-110L Music Theory and Harmony Performance Attendance Lab 0
MUS-111A Musicianship 1
MUS-112A Recording With Pro Tools 3
MUS-112B Pro Tools and MIDI 3
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* Students may test out of this course using credit by exam. Credit by exam can only be used to complete two out of the four required courses. At least two semesters must be completed in residence.

MUSIC THEORY: ADVANCED

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Advanced Music Theory Certificate to recognize the completion of acquired skills in the field of advanced music theory and musicianship. Students who demonstrate the industry and passion to finish this program will be rewarded with an expanded skills-set in music theory and musicianship, the conceptual tools to apply the same techniques to other life tasks, and the continued pride of program completion.

Choose one course from the following:

Number Title Units
MUS-120A History of Trends in Music Literature OR 3
MUS-120B History of Trends in Music Literature (3)
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Number Title Units
MUS-110C Advanced Harmony 3
MUS-110D Advanced Harmony 3
MUS-110L Music Theory and Harmony Performance Attendance Lab 0
MUS-111C Advanced Musicianship 1
MUS-111D Advanced Musicianship 1
MUS-120L Music Theory and Harmony Performance Attendance Lab 0

MUSIC THEORY: INTRODUCTORY

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Introductory Music Theory Certificate to recognize the completion of acquired skills in the field of music theory and musicianship. Students who demonstrate the industry and passion to finish this program will be rewarded with an expanded skills-set in music theory and musicianship, the conceptual tools to apply the same techniques to other life tasks, and the continued pride of program completion.

Number Title Units
MUS-110A Music Theory and Harmony 3
MUS-110B Music Theory and Harmony 3
MUS-110L Music Theory and Harmony Performance Attendance Lab 0
MUS-111A Musicianship 1
MUS-111B Musicianship 1
MUS-120L Music Theory and Harmony Performance Attendance Lab 0

Choose one course from the following:

Number Title Units
MUS-120A History of Trends in Music Literature OR 3
MUS-120B History of Trends in Music Literature (3)
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PIANO PERFORMANCE

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Piano Performance Certificate to recognize the completion of acquired skills in the field of piano performance. Students who demonstrate the industry and passion to finish this program will be rewarded with an expanded skills-set of piano technique, the conceptual tools to apply the same techniques to other life tasks, and the continued pride of program completion.

Complete any four of the following piano courses:

Number Title Units
*MUS-160A Beginning Class Piano 1
*MUS-160B Class Piano 1
*MUS-160C Class Piano 1
*MUS-160D Class Piano 1
*MUS-160E Piano Repertoire 1
*MUS-160F Piano Repertoire 1

Complete four semesters of the following course:

Number Title Units
MUS-160L Performance Attendance Lab 0

Complete the following:

Number Title Units
**MUS-103 Fundamentals of Music 3
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Students who passed Fundamentals of Music using credit by exam must select and complete one course from the following courses as a substitute.

Number Title
MUS-120A History of Trends in Music Literature OR
MUS-120B History of Trends in Music Literature

* Students may test out of this course using credit by exam. Credit by exam can only be used to complete two out of the four required piano courses. At least two semesters of class piano must be completed in residence.

** Students may test out of this course using credit by exam. Students who passed Fundamentals of Music using credit by exam must select and complete either MUS-120A or MUS-120B as a substitute.

VOCAL MUSIC PERFORMANCE

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Vocal Performance Certificate to recognize the completion of acquired skills in the field of vocal performance. Students who demonstrate the industry and passion to finish this program will be rewarded with an expanded skills-set of vocal technique, the conceptual tools to apply the same techniques to other life tasks, and the continued pride of program completion.

Number Title Units
MUS-103 Fundamentals of Music 3
*MUS-162A Class Voice – Beginning 1
MUS-162B Class Voice – Beginning 1
MUS-162C Class Voice – Intermediate 2
MUS-162D Class Voice – Intermediate 2
MUS-166A Applied Music 1
MUS-166B Applied Music 1
**MUS-356, 367, 368, or 394 Choral Ensembles 3
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* Students may test out of Fundamentals by passing an exam.
** Students must take 3 classes for a total of 3 units.

VOCAL MUSIC PERFORMANCE: ADVANCED

The Music Department at Ohlone College has developed the Advanced Vocal Performance Certificate to recognize the completion of acquired skills in the field of advanced vocal performance. Students who demonstrate the industry and passion to finish this program will be rewarded with an expanded skills-set of vocal technique, the conceptual tools to apply the same techniques to other life tasks, and the continued pride of program completion.

Number Title Units
MUS-162E Vocal Repertoire 2
MUS-162F Vocal Repertoire 2
MUS-166C Applied Music 1
MUS-166D Applied Music 1
MUS-160A Beginning Class Piano 1
MUS-356, 367, 368, or 394 **Choral Ensembles 3
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** Take 3 classes for a total of 3 units.

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