Music - Ethnomusicology or Popular Music

Ethnomusicology or Popular Music Concentration

Coursework

MUSC 113Learning to Compose

4 units

Students must complete two courses from the list below (8 units).

MUSC 102/LLAS 102Music of Latin America

4 units

MUSC 103Music of Asia and the Pacific Islands

4 units

MUSC 104/BLST 104Music of Africa and the Middle East

4 units

MUSC 105/BLST 105Topics in American Music

4 units

MUSC 108European Vernacular Music

4 units

MUSC 111/BLST 111Topics in Jazz History

4 units

MUSC 112Topics in Popular Music

4 units

Students must complete two courses from the list below (8 units).

MUSC 280Introduction to Ethnomusicology

4 units

MUSC 283Music of Los Angeles

4 units

MUSC 284/LLAS 284Sonic Latinidad: Latino/a music in the United States

4 units

MUSC 285Topics in the Critical Study of Music

4 units

MUSC 286Music and Politics of the United States-Mexico Border

4 units

MUSC 385Advanced Topics in the Critical Study of Music

4 units

MUSC 386Performance and Politics of the United States-Mexico Border

4 units

Private Lessons

Students pursuing this concentration must complete two semesters of private lessons (200-level MUSA courses).

Ensemble

Students must participate in two semesters of ensemble, selected from the courses below.

MUSC 123Afro-Cuban Drumming

1 unit

MUSC 124Son Jarocho Ensemble

1 unit

MUSC 127Jazz Ensemble

1 unit