Introduction to World Music Cultures (MUS 114)

Introduction to World Music Cultures is an entry-level course in the study of World Music. These musical traditions will be explored both on the basis of their intrinsic characteristics, as well as in connection with their social, economic, and political contexts. Students will also be introduced to the discipline of Ethnomusicology. As a term project, each student will be required to visit and document a local musical culture selected by the student and approved by the instructor.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II
ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II
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