NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2018  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog
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ANTH 2025 - Introduction to World Music

This course explores various aspects of music from a global perspective.  The focus is on music styles and traditions from outside the Western canon.  Students actively study music in its cultural context from a variety of geographic areas of the world.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Global Diversity
Comments: This course also satisfies the Human Culture requirement at UW.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ANTH/MUSC 2025 Introduction to World Music, the student will:

  1. distinguish the cultural differences between music of the Western tradition and systems which lie outside that tradition.
  2. summarize the prominent features of musical styles from around the world.
  3. employ a basic technical vocabulary for describing and writing about music.
  4. distinguish between musics of different world cultures and different sub-types within those cultures.
  5. assess the effects of globalization, mass mediation, and electronic communication on world cultures and their musical traditions.

Program Outcomes
Music AFA

PO#2 Summarize musical styles, genres, traditions, and major figures from various cultures and historical periods.

Cross-listed: MUSC 2025 - Introduction to World Music

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