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  • MUSC 3812 - History of Music 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2021
    Surveys Western art music with stylistic analysis of representative works from all major periods after the Baroque. See also MUSC 3802.
  • MUSC 4202 - Special Topic in Musicology: Current and Critical Issues
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Examination of a specific topic of current or critical interest within areas of music history, ethnomusicology, critical theoryand practice across the spectrum of Western, Popular and World Music traditions. Designed as a capstone course for music majors who have completed a full complement of musicology courses. Topics vary from term to term. Instructor consent is required for non-music majors.
  • MUSC 4892 - Latin American Music
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Explores music of cultures of the Americas south of the United States and in the diaspora, emphasizing the relationships of music and culture in folk, popular and arts styles. Same as MUSC 5892.
  • MUSC 5112 - Proseminar in Ethnomusicology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Examines the definition, scope, and methods of ethnomusicology, the discipline that focuses on approaches to the study of music theory, history, and performance practices of world cultures.
  • MUSC 5892 - Latin American Music
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Explores music of cultures of the Americas south of the United States and in the diaspora, emphasizing the relationships of music and culture in folk, popular and arts styles. Same as MUSC 4892.
  • MUSC 6822 - Advanced Studies in Musicology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Intensive study of a specialized topic in musicology. Students will be guided in critical reading, historical or ethnographic issues, analysis, oral presentations, and independent research. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • MUSC 7822 - Seminar in Musicology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Required of all musicology majors before completion of comprehensive examinations. A different research area is designated each semester. Offered fall only.

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