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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 470
Title Music and Culture
Credits 3.0
Distribution V
Prerequisites MUS432 and MUS370
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1427 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 R 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-271 Peter J Kvetko


This is a course rooted in the methods and theories of ethnomusicology. Using selected examples from various world civilizations (Asian, African, Latin American, and more), students will explore the nature of the relationship between music and culture. Class sessions will consist of a mixture of lecture, discussion, and listening/viewing. Students may also be required to do individual or group research projects, musical transcription assignments, and concert reports. Required for all music majors. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for MUS336.