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College Catalog 2021-2022
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MUSC 1040 - World Music

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

An introductory course exploring the music cultures of the World. It is designed to provide both a contrast and comparison of musical traditions that exist within various cultures throughout the world in an effort to better understand how those similarities and differences create both cultural unity and rich cultural diversity.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to utilize terminology as it applies to music of various cultures.

Objectives: During the course, students will:

  1. Define concepts and terminology, including:
    1. Melody.
    2. Rhythm.
    3. Timbre.
    4. Tonality.
    5. Texture.
    6. Form.
  2. Discuss the aspects of the terminology that are similar within the various cultures that have been explored.
  3. Discuss the aspects of the terminology that are unique within each culture that has been explored.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to communicate how the music within each culture that has been explored relates to the historic and contemporary aspects of that culture.

Objectives: During the course, students will:

  1. Discuss various aspects of each culture that has been presented.
    1. Social.
    2. Political.
    3. Religious.
    4. Historic.
  2. Discuss how the music reinforces and integrates into those cultural aspects.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the student will able to make correlations between ethnic music and their own culture.

Objectives: During the course, students will

  1. Discuss how classical music of western society has influenced the music of various cultures that have been presented.
  2. Discuss how popular music of western society has influenced the music of various cultures that have been presented.
  3. Discuss how the music of various cultures that have been presented has influenced classical music of western society.
  4. Discuss how the music of various cultures that have been presented has influenced popular music of western society.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Music of Central Asia
Music of South Asia
Music of Africa
Music of the Caribbean
Music of Korea
Music of Japan
Music of Latin America
Music of Native America
Music of Rural America
Primary Faculty
Scott, Stuart
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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