MUSC 200 Introduction to World Music

This course provides an overview of non-Western music from diverse musics from many regions and cultures of the world. An emphasis will be placed on the understanding of cultural, social, and historical contexts to foster an appreciation of non- Western musical expression. The study will include unique musical styles and traditions including Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The course will include participation in the learning of drumming techniques from several regions of the world.