• 3. Introduction to Classical Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of music of Western classical tradition, with emphasis on historical context, musical meanings, and creation of tradition itself. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 5. History of Rock and Roll

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Analysis of forms, practices, and meanings of rock and roll music, broadly conceived, from its origin to present. Emphasis on how this music has reflected and influenced changes in sexual, racial, and class identities and attitudes. Credit for both courses 5 and 185 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • M6A. Introduction to Musicianship

    Units: 2

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M6A and Music M6A.) Laboratory, four hours. Preparation: placement examination. Course M6A is enforced requisite to M6B, which is enforced requisite to M6C. Students must receive grade of C- or better to proceed to next course in sequence. Introduction to musicianship through in-depth exploration of basic common musical elements and training in aural recognition, sight singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Focus on topics such as tonal and modal harmony, rhythm, improvisation, composition, notation, and ear training to prepare students for later theory courses, participation in music ensembles, advanced study in music, and professional careers. Letter grading.

  • M6B. Introduction to Musicianship

    Units: 2

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M6B and Music M6B.) Laboratory, four hours. Preparation: placement examination. Enforced requisite: course M6A with grade of C- or better. Introduction to musicianship through in-depth exploration of basic common musical elements and training in aural recognition, sight singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Focus on topics such as tonal and modal harmony, rhythm, improvisation, composition, notation, and ear training to prepare students for later theory courses, participation in music ensembles, advanced study in music, and professional careers. Letter grading.

  • M6C. Introduction to Musicianship

    Units: 2

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M6C and Music M6C.) Laboratory, four hours. Preparation: placement examination. Enforced requisite: course M6B with grade of C- or better. Introduction to musicianship through in-depth exploration of basic common musical elements and training in aural recognition, sight singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Focus on topics such as tonal and modal harmony, rhythm, improvisation, composition, notation, and ear training to prepare students for later theory courses, participation in music ensembles, advanced study in music, and professional careers. Letter grading.

  • 7. Film and Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. History of music and cinema, particularly ways music is used to produce meanings in conjunction with visual image. Credit for both courses 7 and 177 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 8. History of Electronic Dance Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of groove-based electrified dance music from its origins in 1960s pop and soul to present, covering disco, house, techno, ambient, rave, and jungle. Emphasis on interaction of technology, musical structures, psychoactive drugs, and club cultures to induce altered states of musical consciousness; promise (versus reality of) political and spiritual transformation; electronic dance music as new art music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 9. American Popular Song

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. American popular music before advent of rock and roll in 1950s, with special emphasis on song tradition of Tin Pan Alley. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 12W. Writing about Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, one hour. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Emphasis on learning specific skills, incorporating technical description, historical contextualization, subjective reaction, and certain stylistic conventions necessary in writing about music. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 13. Punk: Music, History, Subculture

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Developments in punk music in their historical and subcultural contexts. Survey of prepunk and musical antecedents in 1960s, rise of punk in 1970s, and tracing of its expressive trajectories to present day. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 28A. Collegium Musicum: Medieval Period

    Units: 2

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: ability to read music. Group performance of Western vocal and instrumental music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 28B. Collegium Musicum: Renaissance Period

    Units: 2

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: ability to read music. Group performance of Western vocal and instrumental music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 28C. Collegium Musicum: 17th and 18th Centuries

    Units: 2

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: ability to read music. Group performance of Western vocal and instrumental music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 35. Introduction to Opera

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Exploration of history of opera from its origins in Florentine Camerata in Italy in early 17th century, through ages of Enlightenment and Romanticism, and ending with modern era of early 20th century. History of opera, biography of composers and singers, operatic conventions, dramaturgy, plot, stagings, hermeneutics of opera, and musical style, with focus on learning appreciation of music of opera within rich context of its compelling history. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 60. American Musical

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, 90 minutes. Survey of American musical in 20th century, beginning with its roots in operetta, vaudeville, and Gilbert and Sullivan, and focusing on its connections to politics, technology, film, opera, and variety of popular musical styles, including Tin Pan Alley, jazz, and rock. Credit for both courses 60 and 160 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 61. Music in Los Angeles

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Exploration of history of music in Los Angeles. From Spanish missions and history of Los Angeles to greater emphasis on music in 20th century, with special focus on European émigrés, internment and postwar history of Japanese American community, Chicano and Mexican American music to present, African American traditions including jazz on Central Avenue, 1960s Laurel Canyon and rock scene, and more recent history that includes developments in punk and hip-hop. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 62. Mozart

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for students who do not read music. Life, works, and mythology of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in context of both his age and our own. Credit for both courses 62 and 162 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 63. Bach

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for undergraduate students. Life and works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Credit for both courses 63 and 163 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 64. Motown and Soul: African American Popular Music of 1960s

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of developments in post-World War II African American popular music, with special attention to musical achievements of Motown Records, Stax, and other rhythm and blues, funk, and soul music centers of production. Relationships between musical forms and cultural issues of 1960s, including Civil Rights Movement, counterculture, black nationalism, capitalism, and separatism, and larger dimensions of African American experience as mediated through groove-based music. Credit for both courses 64 and 164 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 65. Blues in American Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. History of blues, both as specific genre and as range of techniques and approaches that have been at center of American music and culture, from 19th-century roots to present. Exploration of commonly accepted blues mainstream exemplified by figures like Bessie Smith, Robert Johnson, and B.B. King, but also central role blues has played in jazz, folk, country, gospel, rock, soul, and rap. While following evolution of music through 20th century, examination of how blues has served as metaphor for African American culture as it permeates American traditions. Credit for both courses 65 and 165 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 66. Getting Medieval

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Exploration of idea of medievalism in music and culture from Wagner to video games. Music covered includes film scores, opera, Gregorian chant, early music revival, folk songs, progressive rock, and Goth. Credit for both courses 66 and 166 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • M67. Popular Jewish and Israeli Music

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered 67.) (Same as Jewish Studies M67.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Music of Jews is diverse. With history of several thousand years and series of developments in modernity, music in Jewish life covers variety of styles found in many contexts. Exploration of music of Jews within last 100 years, with focus on popular music of Jews in America and Israel. Examination of music in Israel, with focus on songs of land of Israel, Israeli rock, and Muzika Mizrachit (Middle Eastern popular music). P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68. Beatles

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Examination of life and music of Beatles within social and historical context of 1960s. Credit for both courses 68 and 168 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 69. Music and Politics

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Exploration and demonstration of various ways in which music is informed by and informs politics. From individual performances to mass demonstrations, music is recognizable as a political act and tool that is not simply representative, but also constitutive, meaning that music creates belief systems (politics). Examination of development and use of music by social movements, political parties, and nations, and critical listening practices to better hear world around us and sounds that compose its futures. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 70. Beethoven

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for undergraduate students. Life and works of Ludwig van Beethoven. Credit for both courses 70 and 170 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 71. Listening

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to humanistic study of listening, as perceptual modality for engaging others and world, with focus on experience, history, politics, and ethics of listening. Hearing is shared perceptive faculty among able-bodied people, but listening practices are shaped by history, society, and culture. Hearing people listen differently depending on when, where, and how they live, as well as who they are as individuals. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 72. Sacred Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Study of forms and liturgies of Western church music. Credit for both courses 72 and 172 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M73. Music and Religion in Popular Culture

    Units: 5

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M73.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of popular music in religious traditions since the 1970s. Growth of music in Jewish denominations, including Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative, and Christian contemporary music, from evangelical to cross-over artists performing in mainstream. Credit for both courses M73 and M173 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 75. History of Jazz

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. History and analysis of variety of jazz styles, from late 19th-century forerunners to present, with emphasis on social meanings of musical practices. Letter grading.

  • 79. Dancehall, Rap, Reggaeton: Beats, Rhymes, and Routes in African Diaspora

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of histories of three closely connected music genres: Jamaican dancehall, U.S. rap, and Puerto Rican/Panamanian reggaeton. Introduction to major performers in each genre, comparison of stylistic traits associated with each music, and exploration of technologies associated with contemporary music production. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 88. Sophomore Seminars: Music History

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Designed for sophomore Music History majors or students interested in pursuing Music History major. Introduction to music history as academic discipline, with particular emphasis on musicology at UCLA. Study of music and its history and consideration of theoretical issues central to musicology as it is practiced today, including gender and sexuality, music and politics, race, popular music studies, and jazz studies. Letter grading.

  • 88S. Modern Conversations in Hip-Hop: Important Motifs and Relevant Cities

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Opinions and sounds of hip-hop can arguably serve as metaphorical pulse-check of current state of America. Structured discussion of some pertinent conversations in hip-hop in order to define current zeitgeist of hip-hop in America, and what it implies for trends in future generations of music. P/NP grading. Facilitated by Amir Adam Dailamy, with Robert R. Fink as faculty mentor.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • CM90T. Early Music Ensemble

    Units: 4

    (Same as Music M90T.) Activity, four hours. Preparation: audition. Group performance of Western vocal and instrumental music from historical periods prior to 1800. Early instruments may be used at instructor's discretion. May be repeated for credit without limitation. May be concurrently scheduled with Musicology C490T. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 94. Music and Internet

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of changes undergone by music in digital environment. As music becomes increasingly pervasive -- found everywhere, yet living nowhere special -- what social, economic, political, and aesthetic forces are determining centers of attention? Examination of formative force of Internet on sounds themselves. What kinds of noises develop logically within digital context, where creative freedoms and public disinterest are equally apparent? What does Internet sound like? P/NP or letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 101. Issues and Methods in Musicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Introduction for music history minors to practical aspects and fundamental issues of musicology as academic discipline. How musicologists go about establishing, editing, performing, analyzing, and interpreting musical texts. Exposure to kinds of activities, philosophies, and styles of scholarship that continue to shape field of musicology. Letter grading.

  • 125A. History of Western Music: Era of Church and Patron

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course M6A (may be taken concurrently). Course 125A is requisite to 125B, which is requisite to 125C. Students must receive grade of C or better to proceed to next course in sequence. Introduction to history, culture, and structure of Western music, in era of church and court patronage, through selected topics, repertoires, and analytical techniques. Letter grading.

  • 125B. History of Western Music: Era of Empires and Marketplaces

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course M6B (may be taken concurrently), 125A. Course 125A is requisite to 125B, which is requisite to 125C. Students must receive grade of C or better to proceed to next course in sequence. Introduction to history, culture, and structure of Western music, in era of empires and marketplaces, through selected topics, repertoires, and analytical techniques. Letter grading.

  • 125C. History of Western Music: The Modern and Postmodern Era

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course M6C (may be taken concurrently), 125B. Course 125A is requisite to 125B, which is requisite to 125C. Students must receive grade of C or better to proceed to next course in sequence. Introduction to history, culture, and structure of Western music, in modern and postmodern eras, through selected topics, repertoires, and analytical techniques. Letter grading.

  • 126. Musics, Cultures, and Their Interpretation

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite or corequisite: M6A. Designed to supplement broad historical survey in Music History 125 series by focusing on interlocking questions of how cultures make music, and how music makes cultures. Letter grading.

  • 127. Music, Sound, and Structure

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite or corequisite: M6A. Designed to supplement broad historical survey in Music History 125 series by focusing on interlocking questions of musical structure and meaning. Letter grading.

  • 128. History of Popular Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite or corequisite: M6A. Introduction to study of popular music through American history, with emphasis on music of Americas, Afro-diasporic music, and socioeconomic structure of music making in industrial society. Letter grading.

  • 135A. History of Opera: Baroque and Classical Periods

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for undergraduate students. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 135B. History of Opera: Romantic Period

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for undergraduate students. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 135C. History of Opera: 20th Century

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for undergraduate students. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M136. Music and Gender

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered 136.) (Same as Gender Studies M136.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Analysis of gender ideologies in several musical cultures; representations of gender, body, and sexuality by both male and female musicians; contributions of women to Western art and popular musics; methods in feminist and gay/lesbian theory and criticism. Letter grading.

  • M137. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Perspectives in Pop Music

    Units: 5

    (Same as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies M137.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of English-language popular music in 20th century, with focus on lesbians, gay men, and members of other sexual minorities as creators, performers, and audience members. Letter grading.

  • 140. Music, Media, and Consumer Society

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Consideration of impact of recording technologies (gramophone, tape recorder, Walkman, sampler), broadcast media (radio, television, MTV, Internet), and global capitalism (record labels, advertising, Muzak) on way we consume and are consumed by music. How music functions and malfunctions on records, under movies, behind ads, and in semiotic fabric of everyday life. Letter grading.

  • 160. Selected Topics in American Musical

    Units: 5

    Seminar, 90 minutes. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 60 lecture. Exploration of connections and disconnects between American musical on stage and American film musicals. Credit for both courses 60 and 160 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 162. Selected Topics in Music of Mozart

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Preparation: ability to read music and engage in melodic, harmonic, and formal analysis. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 62 lecture. Limited to Music History majors and minors. Intensive discussion of selected pieces by Mozart and of certain topics important to fuller understanding of his contributions to musical culture of Enlightenment, as well as to contemporary culture. Credit for both courses 62 and 162 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 163. Bach: Study of Selected Works

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 63 lecture. Limited to Music History majors and minors. Examination of Bach's music in greater depth. Credit for both courses 63 and 163 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 164. Selected Topics in African American Popular Music of 1960s

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 64 lecture. Intensive discussion of developments in post-World War II African American popular music, with special attention to musical achievements of Motown Records, Stax, and other rhythm and blues, funk, and soul music centers of production. Relationships between musical forms and cultural issues of 1960s, including Civil Rights Movement, counterculture, black nationalism, capitalism, and separatism, and larger dimensions of African American experience as mediated through groove-based music. Credit for both courses 64 and 164 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 165. Blues and Individual Expression

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 65 lecture. Limited to Music History majors and minors. In-depth look at specific blues artists, with special attention to issues of authenticity, biography, personal and group identity, commercialism, musical style, and evolving history of American music and culture in 20th century. Credit for both courses 65 and 165 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 166. Medievalism and Music History

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 66 lecture. Exploration of ways in which specific approaches and attitudes to past shape music history, composition, and performance, with special focus on folk music and early music revivals. Credit for both courses 66 and 166 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 168. Selected Topics on Beatles

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 68 lecture. Intensive discussion in seminar setting of selected topics associated with Beatles. Credit for both courses 68 and 168 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 170. Beethoven: Study of Selected Works

    Units: 5

    Seminar, 90 minutes. Corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 70 lecture. Designed to meet needs of students who read music and wish to examine Beethoven's music in greater depth. Credit for both courses 70 and 170 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 172. Selected Topics in Sacred Music

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 72 lecture. Introduction to some ways that music has been held to embody, support, and enact sacredness, including experience of god(s), sense of transcendental, work of liturgy, and intersections of music, politics, and religion. Credit for both courses 72 and 172 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • M173. Selected Topics in Music and Religion in Popular Culture

    Units: 5

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M173.) Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course M73 lecture. Exploration of connections of music, religion, and popular culture among American Jews and Christians. Credit for both courses M73 and M173 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 177. Selected Topics in Film and Music

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 7 lecture. Limited to Music History majors and minors. In-depth exploration of issues in analysis and criticism of music in film. Credit for both courses 7 and 177 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 185. Selected Topics in Rock and Roll

    Units: 5

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course 5 lecture. Intensive discussion in seminar setting of selected topics in rock and roll. Credit for both courses 5 and 185 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • CM186. Music Industry

    Units: 4

    (Same as Ethnomusicology CM182, Music CM182, and Music Industry M182.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, seven hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. Examination of influence of music industry on way music is created, performed, listened to, evaluated, and used today. Historical approach taken, beginning with music published in 18th century and continuing through development of audio recordings to MTV and popular music today. Concurrently scheduled with Musicology CM288. Letter grading.

  • 187A. Capstone Seminar I: Developing the Project

    Units: 2

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to Music History majors in their final year of academic studies. Preparation, creation, and presentation of senior capstone project. Taken in Fall Quarter of senior year. Letter grading.

  • 187B. Capstone Seminar II: Creating the Project

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to Music History majors in their final year of academic studies. Requisite: course 187A. Preparation, creation, and presentation of senior capstone project. Taken in Winter Quarter of senior year. Letter grading.

  • 187C. Capstone Seminar III: Presenting the Project

    Units: 2

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to Music History majors in their final year of academic studies. Requisite: course 187B. Preparation, creation, and presentation of senior capstone project. Taken in Spring Quarter of senior year. Letter grading.

  • 188. Special Courses in Music History

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Special topics in music history for undergraduate students taught on temporary basis. Consult "Schedule of Classes" for topics and instructors. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 188SA. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced corequisite: Honors Collegium 101E. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor to discuss selected USIE seminar topic, conduct preparatory research, and begin preparation of syllabus. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 188SB. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced requisite: course 188SA. Enforced corequisite: Honors Collegium 101E. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor to finalize course syllabus. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 188SC. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced requisite: course 188SB. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor while facilitating USIE 88S course. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 190. Research Colloquia in Music History

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Designed for senior Music History majors. Designed to bring together students undertaking supervised tutorial research in seminar setting with one or more faculty members to complete their capstone projects and share their work with their peers, as well as act as interlocutors for other course members. Students expected to present their work and to discuss and help critique work of others at similar stage of development. They may elect to showcase their work before academic publics (e.g., through organizing one conference or one special publication). Letter grading.

  • 191A. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- Middle Ages

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191B. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- Renaissance

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191C. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- Baroque

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191D. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- Classic

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191E. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- Romantic

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191F. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- 20th Century

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191G. Junior Variable Topics Research Seminars: History of Music -- Other Topics

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 191P. Junior Variable Topics Seminars: History of Music -- Performance Practice

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Music History majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Practical issues in performance practice, specific questions of how musical performance intersects with cultural and political performance, and/or general issues of theory of performance in Western musics; proportion of each to be determined by repertory and historical context selected by instructor. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 193C. Music History Journal Club Seminars for Majors

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Limited to Music History majors. Introduction to discipline through discussion of readings and lectures on current topics in field, with focus especially on its practice at UCLA, and addressing research methodologies and development of bibliographic control. Normally taken in junior year. P/NP grading.

  • 193D. Music History Performance/Analysis Seminars for Majors

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Recommended requisite: course 193C. Limited to Music History majors. Introduction to how music historians engage with issues of musical performance. and of how historical concerns, theoretical issues, and methodologies can inform music as practice, especially as it is performed, recorded, listened to, danced to, and otherwise consumed. Continued attention to issues of bibliographic control. Normally taken in senior year. P/NP grading.

  • 195. Community Internships in Music

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, one hour; fieldwork, 10 hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Internship in supervised setting in community agency or business related to music or music history. Students meet on regular basis with instructor and provide periodic reports of their experiences and final project. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. P/NP grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Music History

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, two hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 198. Honors Research in Music History

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, two hours. Preparation: completion of minimum of four upper division music history courses with departmental grade-point average of 3.5 or better and overall GPA of 3.0. Limited to junior/senior Music History majors. One- to two-term independent research study project under supervision of appropriate faculty member, culminating in department honors thesis of approximately 25 pages. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research in Music History

    Units: 1 to 4

    Tutorial, one hour. Preparation: 3.0 grade-point average. Limited to junior/senior Music History majors. Supervised individual research under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.