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MUSC 032A: Beginning Voice, Level 1

Course Description

This course is the first in a series of courses designed to give all students, including music and musical theater majors, the opportunity to improve the singing voice and develop the ability to sing confidently in front of others. Topics include the fundamentals of confident singing: proper posture; breath control; tone production; diction; expression; and music notation reading skills. Habits conducive to good vocal health are explored and exercises are given to strengthen and improve the voice. Students sing together and individually for class.

Units: 1

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 0
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 48 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
Last Updated 7/19/23