Music (MUS)

The ECC Music Department offers performance, general education, and transfer classes for music and non-music students. Students can earn an associate degree in Fine Arts with a Music concentration and/or a Vocational Certificate in music production. We also offer a full 2 years in music theory, with an introduction to music theory course (MUS 100) for students with no music-reading experience.

MUS 104 Musics of the World may be used to fulfill the fine arts requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Engineering Science degrees, and the liberal education requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

MUS 105 Music Appreciation, MUS 106 Music Literature From 1400 to 1750, and MUS 107 Music Liter. From 1750 to Present may be used to fulfill the fine arts requirements for the AA, AS, and AES degrees, and the liberal education requirement for the AAS degree.

All MUS courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

Students intending to major in music must audition on their major instrument or in voice and complete theory and keyboarding examinations.

MUS 100 Introduction to Music Theory (2)(2,0)

Study of notation of melody, rhythm, meter as well as musical terminology. Writing, playing and singing of scales, intervals and triads. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $289 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: For students with no previous training as well as students with previous training who want a refresher course before entering MUS 128.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 101 Band (1)(0,3)

A community concert band open to all qualified adults as well as college and high school students. A wide variety of the finest literature for concert band is studied, from classics to contemporary works. The band performs several times per semester. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 102 Jazz Lab Band (1)(0,3)

Participation in the stage band will offer the opportunity for development of knowledge and performance skills of music in the modern idiom: swing, blues, jazz and rock. The band presents at least one annual concert in addition to performing for school functions and civic organizations. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 104 Musics of the World (3)(3,0)

An introduction to music in various parts of the world with emphasis on the way in which music functions within society. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Fine Arts requirement. IAI Course Number: F1 903N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 105 Music Appreciation (3)(3,0)

Survey of main developments in music history beginning with the Renaissance Period and extending into the 20th century. Listening to recordings and tapes as well as outside reading is required. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Fine Arts requirement. IAI Course Number: F1 900 Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 106 Music Literature From 1400 to 1750 (3)(3,0)

Includes extensive listening to recordings from the Middle Ages through Bach and Handel. Outside reading and term paper required. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Fine Arts requirement. IAI Course Number: F1 901 Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

MUS 107 Music Liter. From 1750 to Present (3)(3,0)

Continuation of 106 Music Literature from 1400 to 1750, covering the years from the Pre-Classical Period to the present. (1.1) IAI General Education: F1 902 Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

MUS 108 Elgin Area Honors Choir (1)(0,3)

Repertoire of outstanding choral works. At least two concerts presented annually. Possibility of a small tour locally. Repeatable to four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition and recommendation of high school or college choral director

Semester(s) Offered: Summer

MUS 109 Keyboard Harmony (2)(2,0)

A study of the basic principles of keyboard harmonization. The student will learn basic diatonic chords as well as receiving an introduction to altered chords. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: Piano skills

Semester(s) Offered: Summer

MUS 110 Choir I (1)(0,3)

Repertoire of outstanding choral works. Three to four concerts presented annually. Rehearsals held every week. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 111 Choral Ensemble (1)(0,3)

Repertoire includes standard choral works as well as modern compositions. Rehearsals held every week. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 112 Elgin Master Chorale (1)(0,3)

The class will be a small chamber choir chosen from the membership of the Elgin Master Chorale. It will perform music from the literature for small choral groups, primarily but not exclusively from the Renaissance period. This is primarily a performance group, emphasis will be on musicianship and careful group performance. The group performs periodically throughout the year in concert or for local community groups. Course is repeatable to four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor or concurrent enrollment in MUS 110

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 113 Chamber Vocal Ensemble (1)(0,3)

Repertoire of outstanding choral works for small ensemble. Three to four concerts annually. Rehearses two times each week. Repeatable to four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 114 Show Choir (1)(0,3)

Repertoire of popular and Broadway show tunes. Several mini-concerts and at least one major concert per semester. Rehearsals held three times per week. Repeatable to four credits. (1.1) O Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 115 Sight Singing & Ear Training I (2)(2,0)

The student learns to develop aural skills (pitch and rhythm) in order to read, hear, and sight-sing music. Class time is spent in singing melodies, practicing rhythms, and taking melodic and rhythmic dictation. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $279 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Summer

MUS 116 Musical Theater (1)(0,3)

Presentation of a musical play during the semester, with multiple performances. Approximately six to eight weeks of rehearsals with performances over several weekends. Repeatable to four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 120 Brass Ensemble (1)(0,3)

Development of greater playing skills and sight reading. Repeatable up to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 121 Woodwind Ensemble (1)(0,3)

Development of greater playing skills and sight reading. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 122 Percussion Ensemble (1)(0,3)

Development of greater playing skills and sight reading. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 123 String Ensemble (1)(0,3)

Development of greater playing skills and sight reading. Repeatable up to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 124 Symphony Orchestra (1)(0,3)

Open to all students and adults in the area who qualify. At least five concerts presented each season. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 125 Intermediate Symphony Orchestra (1)(0,3)

Open to all intermediate instrumental students who qualify. At least three concerts presented each season. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 126 Class Piano I (2)(2,0)

Designed for beginning students with little or no experience on the piano. Fundamentals, scales, key signatures, rhythms, chord structure and playing of easy melodies. Transposition encouraged. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 127 Class Piano II (2)(2,0)

More advanced work of chordal structures, modulation, transposition and ability to perform works from classical and semi-classical literature. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: C or better in MUS 126 or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 128 Theory & Ear Training I (4)(3,2)

The study of music fundamentals (scales, intervals, triads, rhythm and meter), basic principles of melody and harmony, melodic composition, and four-part harmony. Approximately one-third of classroom time is used for ear training and keyboard sessions. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $553 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: MUS 100 or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 129 Theory & Ear Training II (4)(3,2)

A continuation of MUS 128, this course expands harmonic vocabulary to include diatonic 7th chords modulation, secondary dominants and principles of form. Four-part writing is emphasized, and ear training and keyboard exercises are continued. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $553 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: MUS 128 or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Spring and Summer

MUS 130 Advanced Symphony Orchestra (1)(0,3)

Open to all advanced instrumental students who qualify. At least three concerts presented each season. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Students wishing to enroll in a performance ensemble or theatre production should consult with the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) as these have specific entry or audition requirements. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Audition or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 135 Class Guitar I (2)(2,0)

Designed for beginning students with little or no experience on the guitar. Hand position, scales, chords, basic improvisation, tablature and notation are covered in this introductory class. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (3 S) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 140 Applied Music (1)(0,0)

Private study in music performance. Lessons are offered every semester in piano, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 EIST) Pass/No Credit Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Registration for music lessons require instructor consent and a scheduled lesson time. Please contact the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 in H231 to begin the registration process. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Students must be 16 or older. Students ages 15 and under may register in credit-free course, CSX 140

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 150 Intro Mus Prod: Listening & FX (3)(2,2)

This course is designed to train the ear of audio professionals and includes exercises designed to improve the student?s ability to hear audio effects and errors in recordings. Students will analyze recordings, identify instrumentation and audio effects, identify stylistic influences, diagnose errors, and identify and implement corrective steps. (1.2) Fall Proficiency Credit Available (2 ST) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 155 Seminar in Music Business (3)(3,0)

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and experience of the changing music industry. Students will develop an understanding of the many facets of the music business, including promotion, distribution, copyright law, and legal issues. Students will review and create contracts that govern the relationships between producers, record label, distributors, club owners, and investors. Students will learn the skills that are required to be successful and adaptable. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

MUS 160 Fundamentals of Music Technology (3)(2,2)

This course is an introduction to main concepts in the creation and manipulation of recorded music. The course will cover digital audio topics as well as MIDI technology. Students will create music using software synthesizers and manipulated digital audio. (1.2) Fall Proficiency Credit Not Availablet Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $441 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Summer

MUS 170 Recording Techniques 1:Rec./Acous. (3)(2,2)

This course is designed to the technical and aesthetics aspects of recording digital audio. Students will learn the fundamentals of acoustics as they relate to studio design and live performance. Students will learn the technical specifications of microphones and recording technology. Students will learn the basics of industry-standard recording software. (1.2) Fall Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $441 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 171 Recording Tech 2: Adv Rec and Mixing (3)(2,2)

This course is a continuation of the recording techniques sequence. Students will apply knowledge of microphones and recording environments to multi-track recording projects. Students will learn basic mixing concepts and apply this knowledge to produce high-quality recordings using industry-standard software. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $441 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Grade of C or better in MUS 170 and MUS 150 or consent of instructor.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

MUS 172 Rec Tech 3:Mastering and Distrib (3)(2,2)

This course is a continuation of the recording techniques sequence. Students will learn the mastering process, the final step of audio engineering. Students will learn how to assemble a unified music product. Students will learn how to deliver music from the studio to the consumer in today's changing distribution networks. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $441 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Grade of C or better in MUS 171 or consent of instructor. +

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

MUS 205 Topics in Music (1-3)(3,0)

(1-3, 2-6) Study of selected topics with discussion of representative areas in music (opera, gospel, improvisation, keyboard, literature, performance, practice, arranging). Certain topics require advanced knowledge or skills; students should review the course outline or consult the instructor before enrolling. Course is repeatable up to 12 credits.(1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

MUS 228 Theory & Ear Training III (4)(3,2)

A continuation of MUS 129, this course continues the harmonic vocabulary employed in the period of common practice, adds studies of historically important forms, and continues ear training and keyboard exercises. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $553 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: MUS 129 or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

MUS 229 Theory & Ear Training IV (4)(3,2)

A continuation of MUS 228, this course completes the harmonic vocabulary of the common practice period. Compositional techniques of the Post Romantic and Contemporary periods are also studied. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $553 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: MUS 228 or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

MUS 240 Applied Music (1)(0,0)

Private study in music performance. Lessons are offered every semester in piano, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion. Repeatable to a maximum of four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available

www.elgin.edu/universitytransfer

SPECIAL NOTE: Registration for music lessons require instructor consent and a scheduled lesson time. Please contact the Performing Arts Department at 847-214-7188 (Room H231) to begin the registration process. For more information on performing arts classes, visit elgin.edu/performingarts .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: MUS 140 or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

MUS 297 Independent Study in Music (1-3)(1,0)

(1-3, 0) This will be an independent study in music, with varying topics. It is designed to provide students with additional study in a content area they would like to explore. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer