MUSC 3101 Music in Global America

3 Hours; 3 Credits

The transnational roots of America's vernacular music traditions. The diaspora of folk and popular styles from Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia, and the transformation and hybridization of those music styles in diverse U.S. ethnic and cultural communities. Loops of ongoing transnational interaction between contemporary styles and urban musics around the world. (Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3213.) 2017-2018: Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement. Starting Fall 2018 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core US Experience in Its Diversity requirement.

Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the department.


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