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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 112
Title Introduction to World Music
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI/V
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1508 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 12:15pm - 1:30pm CC-271 Fran Vielma
02 1509 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 12:15pm - 1:30pm CC-271 Amanda Berman
03 1510 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 F 12:15pm - 1:30pm CC-271 Jon Withers


This course addresses music as a social phenomenon, inseparable from its cultural context. Therefore, students will study not only a variety of styles and repertoires of music from around the world but also the behaviors, beliefs, and histories of those who make music. Students are encouraged to use the study of music as a tool to analyze broader patterns and dynamics of human activity. Class sessions will consist of a mixture of lecture, discussion and listening/viewing. Open to all students. Satisfies an elective in the Music minor. Concert attendance is required. Students may also be required to do individual or group research projects. Three lecture hours per week.