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 101FMusics of Africa and the Americas

5

MUSC 105CFolk and Traditional Music in California

5

MUSC 105H/MUSC 81A/MUSC 81HHip Hop Music and Culture in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 105VMexican Music and Conviviality

5

MUSC 150SFocus on Spontaneous Composition

5

MUSC 150JIntermediate Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 12Mariachi Ensemble

2

MUSC 12BMexican Folklorico Music and Dance

2

MUSC 53ABeginning Ghanaian Ensemble

2

MUSC 70Hip Hop's Global Inclusiveness & African Roots

2

MUSC 74Beginning Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

MUSC 158South African Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 150JIntermediate 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 80XMusics of South Asia

5

MUSC 81IMusic of Indonesia

5

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 101EMusics of South and Southeast Asia

5

MUSC 101GMusics of Central Asia

5

MUSC 150DTheory of Southeast Asia

5

MUSC 150IHindustani Music Theory

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

MUSC 77Raga Jazz: Application of Indian Music to Western Instruments

5

MUSC 78Popular and Raga-Based Songs of South Asia

2

MUSC 203HArea Studies in Performance Practice

5

Contemporary/Experimental Music

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11CPopular Music in the United States

5

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 80RMusic in the Digital Age

5

PHYS 80UPhysics and Psychophysics of Music

5

MUSC 81ASurvey of Rap and Hip Hop Music

5

MUSC 81HThe Golden Age of Hip Hop

3

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 101CWestern Music History (1910-present)

5

MUSC 105AMusic of the United States

5

MUSC 105IImprovisation and Collaborative Practices in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 105PThe Piano

5

MUSC 105TTuning and Acoustics Through Monophony, Heterophony, and Polyphony

5

MUSC 150NNoise, Music, Politics

5

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

5

MUSC 150XTheoretical Practices of American Music

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 73Music and the Ocean

3

MUSC 71Laptop Music

5

MUSC 72Fundamentals of Music Technology

2

MUSC 129Live Electroacoustic Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 165Chamber Music Workshop

2

MUSC 167Workshop in Electronic Music

2

MUSC 167RRecording Workshop

2

MUSC 168Experimental Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 267Workshop in Computer Music and Visualization

2

Europe

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

5

MUSC 81DMusic and Empire

3

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 101AWestern Music History (c. 1150 - 1750)

5

MUSC 101BWestern Music History (1750-1910)

5

MUSC 101CWestern Music History (1910-present)

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

MUSC 150BMusic Analysis and Composition

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 1CUniversity Concert Choir

2

MUSC 103University Concert Choir

2

MUSC 2University Orchestra

2

MUSC 102University Orchestra

2

MUSC 9Wind Ensemble

2

MUSC 163Early Music Band

2

MUSC 165Chamber Music Workshop

2

MUSC 166Chamber Singers

2

MUSC 168Experimental Music Ensemble

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 121AJazz Analysis

5

MUSC 150SFocus on Spontaneous Composition

5

MUSC 150JIntermediate Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

MUSC 150KIntermediate Jazz Theory

5

MUSC 203FPerformance Practice in the 20th Century

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 3Large Jazz Ensemble

2

MUSC 74Beginning Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

MUSC 20CBeginning Jazz Theory

5

MUSC 77Raga Jazz: Application of Indian Music to Western Instruments

5

MUSC 150JIntermediate Spontaneous Composition and Improvisation

5

MUSC 164Jazz Combos

2

Popular Music

Lower-Division History and Culture
MUSC 11BIntroduction to Jazz

5

MUSC 11CPopular Music in the United States

5

MUSC 11EGlobal Popular Music

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 80VThe Music of the Beatles

5

MUSC 81ASurvey of Rap and Hip Hop Music

5

MUSC 81HThe Golden Age of Hip Hop

3

MUSC 81JJazz Mirror of Global Interconnection

5

MUSC 81KScenes and Subcultures

5

MUSC 81RThe 1970s: A Decade in Rock

3

Upper-Division History and Culture or Theory
MUSC 105H/MUSC 81A/MUSC 81HHip Hop Music and Culture in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 105IImprovisation and Collaborative Practices in the 20th Century

5

MUSC 121AJazz Analysis

5

MUSC 123AElectronic Music: Synthesis & Composition I

5

MUSC 123BElectronic Music: Synthesis & Composition II

5

MUSC 123CElectronic Music: Synthesis & Composition III

5

MUSC 150P20th-Century Popular Song

5

Performance Practice
MUSC 3Large Jazz Ensemble

2

MUSC 12Mariachi Ensemble

2

MUSC 58Songwriting Craft and Practice

5

MUSC 70Hip Hop's Global Inclusiveness & African Roots

2

MUSC 78Popular and Raga-Based Songs of South Asia

2

MUSC 71Laptop Music

5

MUSC 164Jazz Combos

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 11EGlobal Popular Music

5

MUSC 80AMusic of the Silk Road

5

MUSC 80FMusic in Latin American Culture: Regional Traditions

5

MUSC 80QA Survey of African Music

5

MUSC 80TMizrach: Jewish Music in the Lands of Islam

5

MUSC 80XMusics of South Asia

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 101FMusics of Africa and the Americas

5

MUSC 101EMusics of South and Southeast Asia

5

MUSC 101GMusics of Central Asia

5

MUSC 105CFolk and Traditional Music in California

5

MUSC 105VMexican Music and Conviviality

5

MUSC 121AJazz Analysis

5

MUSC 150DTheory of Southeast Asia

5

MUSC 150IHindustani Music Theory

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 53ABeginning Ghanaian Ensemble

2

MUSC 54North Indian Music Workshop

2

MUSC 55Rhythms of North India

2

MUSC 55AIntermediate Rhythms of North India

2

MUSC 70Hip Hop's Global Inclusiveness & African Roots

2

MUSC 77Raga Jazz: Application of Indian Music to Western Instruments

5

MUSC 78Popular and Raga-Based Songs of South Asia

2

MUSC 158South African Music Ensemble

2

MUSC 163Early Music Band

2

MUSC 164Jazz Combos

2

MUSC 203HArea Studies in Performance Practice

5