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MUS 5803
History of American Music: Jazz and Folk

An in-depth study of folk music and the relationship between these forms and American life. Research, aural activity, and analysis are used to explore a variety of musical forms, composers, and performers.


MUS 5853
Music of the World's Peoples

Cross-listed: ANTH 5853

A survey of predominantly non-Western world music cultures with attention to sonic structures, musicians, musical instruments, and socio-cultural contexts of music making. Listening emphasized.

Note: Open to students in all majors.


MUS 5881, 5882, 5883
Workshop in Music

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Course with variable credit designed to meet specific needs of participants. Each credit hour will require the equivalency of fifteen clock hours of instruction.


MUS 6891, 6892, 6893, 6894
Independent Study

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings.

Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


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