MUSC 201 World Music

This course provides an overview of non-Western music from diverse music 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. Prerequisite: ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Spring.