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MUSI250 - World Music and Cultures

Course Details

Course Code: MUSI250 Course ID: 5073 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

World Music and Cultures explores traditional and popular from major regions of the world, and how music relates to its culture. Students develop knowledge of representative styles and regional characteristics in world music, including cultural context and perspectives.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
09/28/20 - 02/26/21 03/01/21 - 04/25/21 Winter 2021 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/20 - 04/02/21 04/05/21 - 05/30/21 Spring 2021 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/20 - 04/30/21 05/03/21 - 06/27/21 Spring 2021 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing this course, students will be able to:
CO-1: Identify various world music styles.
CO-2: Apply musical terminology, concepts and critical listening skills to world music styles.
CO-3: Examine the social, political, and cultural influences on world music.
CO-4: Analyze different fusion music styles that combine non-Western and Western elements.

(In the Course Outline below, these are referred to as CO: 1, CO: 2, CO: 3, and CO: 4.)

NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 30.00 %
WK1 Forum participation 3.75 %
WK2 Forum participation 3.75 %
WK3 Forum Participation 3.75 %
WK4 Forum Participation 3.75 %
WK5 Forum Participation 3.75 %
WK6 Forum Participation 3.75 %
WK7 Forum Participation 3.75 %
WK8 Forum Participation 3.75 %
Short Paper 20.00 %
Week 4 Short Paper: Cross-Cultural Fusion Analysis 20.00 %
Final Project 25.00 %
Week 7 Final Project: Global Popular Music 25.00 %
Quizzes 25.00 %
MUSI250 WK1 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK2 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK3 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK4 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK5 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK6 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK7 Quiz 3.13 %
MUSI250 WK8 Quiz 3.13 %
Book Title: World Music: A Global Journey - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; Please visit https://apus.libguides.com/er.php to access via the eReserve
Author: Miller, Terry
Publication Info: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138911314

Book Title:World Music: A Global Journey - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; Please visit https://apus.libguides.com/er.php to access via the eReserve
ISBN:9781138911314
Publication Info:Routledge
Author:Miller, Terry
Unit Cost:$89.95

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.