Global Musics Concentration Module Course List

Courses by Module

Global Musics Modules

In addition to the core course requirements for the Music Bachelor of Arts degree, students in the Global Musics concentration complete three modules, relating to geographical areas, themes, and genres.

Each module consists of:

  • a lower-division MUSC 11, MUSC 80, or MUSC 81-series course specific to each module (three total)

  • an upper-division MUSC 101, MUSC 105, MUSC 150, or MUSC 180 course specific to each module (three total)

  • two quarters of performing ensemble or performance practice workshop specific to each module (six total). Courses may be repeated.

Africa and the Americas

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11BIntroduction to Jazz

5

MUSC 80FMusic in Latin American Culture: Regional Traditions

5

MUSC 80QA Survey of African Music

5

MUSC 81EMusic and Resilience in Latin America

5

MUSC 81JJazz Mirror of Global Interconnection

5

MUSC 81MChicano/Latino Music in the United States

5

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 105CFolk and Traditional Music in California

5

MUSC 150SFocus on Spontaneous Composition

5

MUSC 180BStudies in World Musics: Africa and the Americas

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 12Mariachi Ensemble

2

MUSC 12BMexican Folklorico Music and Dance

2

MUSC 74Spontaneous Composition/Improvisation I

5

MUSC 158South African Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 158South African Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 174Intermediate Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

MUSC 203HArea Studies in Performance Practice

5

Asia

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11DIntroduction to World Music

5

MUSC 80AMusic of the Silk Road

5

MUSC 80XMusic of India

5

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 150ISpecial Topics in Music Theory: Hindustani Music

5

MUSC 180AStudies in World Musics: Asia and the Pacific

5

MUSC 180CStudies in World Musics: Central Asia

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 5AWest Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Beginning

2

MUSC 5BWest Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Intermediate

2

MUSC 5CWest Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Advanced

2

MUSC 8ABeginning Balinese Gamelan

2

MUSC 8BAdvanced Balinese Gamelan

2

MUSC 10Central Asian Ensemble

2

MUSC 54North Indian Music Workshop

2

MUSC 55Rhythms of North India

2

MUSC 55AIntermediate Rhythms of North India

2

Contemporary/Experimental Music

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 80CHistory, Literature, and Technology of Electronic Music

5

MUSC 80KSound in Art, Science, and the Environment

5

MUSC 80LArtificial Intelligence and Music

5

MUSC 80PPopular Music in the United States

5

MUSC 80RMusic in the Digital Age

5

MUSC 81ASurvey of Rap and Hip Hop Music

5

MUSC 81HThe Golden Age of Hip Hop

3

MUSC 81TFundamentals of Music Technology

2

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 101CHistory of Western Art Music

5

MUSC 105AMusic of the United States

5

MUSC 105IImprovisation and Collaborative Practices in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 105PThe Piano

5

MUSC 150RField Recording: Mapping and Composing Sound, Identity, and Place

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 80ZLaptop Music

5

MUSC 167Workshop in Electronic Music

2

MUSC 167RRecording Workshop

2

MUSC 168Experimental Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 267
/DANM 267
Workshop in Computer Music and Visualization

2

Europe

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11AIntroduction to Western Classical Music

5

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 101AHistory of Western Art Music (Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque)

5

MUSC 101BHistory of Western Art Music

5

MUSC 101CHistory of Western Art Music

5

MUSC 105EEarly Keyboard Music

5

MUSC 105MSolo Song: from Monophony to Monody

5

MUSC 105OOpera from Peri to Pergolesi

5

MUSC 105PThe Piano

5

MUSC 105QThe String Quartet from Haydn to the Present

5

MUSC 105RHistory of Russian Music

5

MUSC 150AMusic Analysis for Performers

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 1CUniversity Concert Choir

2

MUSC 2University Orchestra

2

MUSC 9Wind Ensemble

2

MUSC 163Early Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 166Chamber Singers

2

Jazz

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11BIntroduction to Jazz

5

MUSC 81JJazz Mirror of Global Interconnection

5

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 105AMusic of the United States

5

MUSC 105IImprovisation and Collaborative Practices in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 111BSeminar in Jazz Analysis

5

MUSC 203FPerformance Practice in the 20th Century

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 3Large Jazz Ensemble

2

MUSC 74Spontaneous Composition/Improvisation I

5

MUSC 75Jazz Theory I

5

MUSC 164Jazz Ensembles

2

MUSC 174Intermediate Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

MUSC 175Jazz Theory II

5

Popular Music

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11BIntroduction to Jazz

5

MUSC 80HThe Hollywood Musical

5

MUSC 80IMusic of Modern Israel

5

MUSC 80MFilm Music

5

MUSC 80NMusic of the Grateful Dead

5

MUSC 80OMusic, Politics, and Protest

5

MUSC 80PPopular Music in the United States

5

MUSC 80VThe Music of the Beatles

5

MUSC 81ASurvey of Rap and Hip Hop Music

5

MUSC 81CGlobal Popular Music

5

MUSC 81HThe Golden Age of Hip Hop

3

MUSC 81RThe 1970s: A Decade in Rock

3

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 105IImprovisation and Collaborative Practices in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 111BSeminar in Jazz Analysis

5

MUSC 123Electronic Sound Synthesis

5

MUSC 124Intermediate Electronic Sound Synthesis

5

MUSC 125Advanced Electronic Sound Synthesis

5

MUSC 150PSpecial Topics in Music Theory: 20th-Century Popular Song

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 3Large Jazz Ensemble

2

MUSC 12Mariachi Ensemble

2

MUSC 80ZLaptop Music

5

MUSC 164Jazz Ensembles

2

MUSC 167RRecording Workshop

2

MUSC 203HArea Studies in Performance Practice

5

World Musics

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11BIntroduction to Jazz

5

MUSC 11DIntroduction to World Music

5

MUSC 80AMusic of the Silk Road

5

MUSC 80FMusic in Latin American Culture: Regional Traditions

5

MUSC 80TMizrach: Jewish Music in the Lands of Islam

5

MUSC 80XMusic of India

5

MUSC 81CGlobal Popular Music

5

MUSC 81EMusic and Resilience in Latin America

5

MUSC 81IMusic of Indonesia

5

MUSC 81JJazz Mirror of Global Interconnection

5

MUSC 81MChicano/Latino Music in the United States

5

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 105CFolk and Traditional Music in California

5

MUSC 111BSeminar in Jazz Analysis

5

MUSC 150ISpecial Topics in Music Theory: Hindustani Music

5

MUSC 180AStudies in World Musics: Asia and the Pacific

5

MUSC 180BStudies in World Musics: Africa and the Americas

5

MUSC 180CStudies in World Musics: Central Asia

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 3Large Jazz Ensemble

2

MUSC 5AWest Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Beginning

2

MUSC 5BWest Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Intermediate

2

MUSC 5CWest Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Advanced

2

MUSC 8ABeginning Balinese Gamelan

2

MUSC 8BAdvanced Balinese Gamelan

2

MUSC 10Central Asian Ensemble

2

MUSC 12Mariachi Ensemble

2

MUSC 12BMexican Folklorico Music and Dance

2

MUSC 54North Indian Music Workshop

2

MUSC 55Rhythms of North India

2

MUSC 55AIntermediate Rhythms of North India

2

MUSC 158South African Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 163Early Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 164Jazz Ensembles

2

MUSC 203HArea Studies in Performance Practice

5