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Music
Course Description

MUS 020
American Music
Spring

Selected topics in the musical and cultural history of American music, with emphasis on the multicultural sources of American folk, popular, and art music traditions. This course concentrates on listening to, reading about, and writing on American music from literary, historical, cultural, and musical perspectives. Music majors are required to write an extensive musical analysis, while non-music majors can focus instead on the literary, historical, and sociological aspects of the music under discussion.
Offered every third year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Chris Brown

Note(s):
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Multicultural Perspectives, Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17