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College of Creative Arts
Non-Western/Cross-Cultural Musical Arts Program
Director: Sharon Girard
Professors--Cayou, Duke, Girard, Kemnitzer, McGee
Minor in Non-Western/Cross-Cultural Musical Arts
The Non-Western/Cross-Cultural Musical Arts Minor provides educational resources for those students interested in understanding global music and culture for varying careers or for personal enrichment. The subject is interdisciplinary and includes musical, artistic, cultural, historical, geographical, political, humanistic, and social aspects organized into a cohesive program. Students will be introduced to a variety of perspectives within the disciplines of music, dance, ethnic studies, anthropology, as well as to a synthesis of knowledge drawn from other relevant disciplines.
Courses for this program are listed in alphabetical sequence (consult Index for page reference).
Units MUS 505 Music of the World's Peoples 3 (Core courses may be taken concurrently with MUS 505, but not before the introductory course)
Students are expected to complete three units in each of the study areas listed. Dance--one of the following three-unit groups 3 DANC 160 Afro-Haitian Dance (1) and DANC 207 Dance in Cultural Context (2) or DANC 168 Folk Dance (1) and DANC 235 Folklore of Dance (2) Ethnic Studies--one of the following: 3 AIS 220 American Indian Music LARA 425 Comparative Music Folklore ETHS 291 Contemporary Practices of Third World Performing Artists in America Anthropology--one of the following: 3 ANTH 550 Culture and Personality ANTH 569 Cross-Cultural Aspects of Sex and Gender ANTH 580 Anthropology and the Arts ANTH 581 Anthropology and Folklore
Music/Dance/Anthropology/Ethnic Studies 3 Senior SeminarNon-Western/Cross-Cultural Musical Arts
Units which must be selected in consultation with an adviser 9 Minimum total 24
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