Aug 16, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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MUS 1210 - Introduction to World Music


Provides a survey of music as it exists in many cultures. As an introduction to the study of world music, students will experience and understand the values and meaning of music in the lives of diverse human communities.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Constructed World, Foundations: Intercultural Explorations
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMAH Arts & Humanities
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to employ principles, terminology and methods from the field of world music.
  • Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate music of other cultures.
  • Students will be able to explain relationships that exist between representative examples of world music.
  • Students will be able to critically consider and describe the issue of personal and social biases towards music from other cultures.
  • Students will be able to synthesize information found in relevant world music sources.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the relevance of context when understanding their own music and that of other cultures.
  • Students will be able to articulate a specific position regarding the value and meaning of music in the lives of diverse human communities.
  • Students will be able to logically state conclusions about the music of other cultures.



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