Music 379

MUS. 379 Guitar III

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Course Description

Refinement of intermediate guitar performance skills begun in MUS. 377 & 378. Areas covered include principles of moveable chord and scale structure (CAGED), advanced strumming and fingerpicking patterns, intermediate theory (scale, secondary dominants, and motif development), improvisation, arpeggios and reading music. Emphasis on American music literature. Students must provide their own instrument.

Units: 2

Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or P/NP)

  • Homework hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • TBA hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: MUS. 378 or equivalent. .
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.