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MUSC 3101 Music in Global America


3 hours; 3 credits
The transnational roots of America's vernacular music traditions. The diaspora of folk and popular styles from Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia, and the transformation and hybridization of those music styles in diverse U.S. ethnic and cultural communities. Loops of ongoing transnational interaction between contemporary U.S.music styles and urban musics around the world. (Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3213.) 2017-2018: Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement. 2018-2019 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core U.S. Experience in Its Diversity requirement and College Option requirement. Starting Fall 2019 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core U.S. Experience in Its Diversity requirement and also qualifies as an Inter-Cultural Competency (ICC) course for Pathways College Option purposes.
Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the department.