MUSIC 203

World Music Cultures

Music College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Traditional music of selected cultures of Asia, Oceania, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, including both folk and art music traditions.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Non-music major status.

Note

For non-music majors.

Title

Respect

Learning Outcome

Know music and its creators are worthy of respect. Recognize the role of music in the maintenance and/or creation of cultural boundaries, and thus the potentiality for cultural representation. 

Title

Awareness

Learning Outcome

Be aware of current musical biases toward their 'home' culture and account for these biases when encountering unfamiliar music.

Title

Research & evaluation

Learning Outcome

Be curious about music and its creators. Write research questions about music and evaluate potential sources, while working towards an answer.