NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2022  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 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 of the Western canon. Students will actively study music in its cultural context from a variety of geographic areas of the world.

Credits: 3

General Education Requirement: Global Diversity
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: ANTH 2025 Intro to World Music

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