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MUS 8H HONORS MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA4 Units
A comparative and integrative study of the multicultural musical styles of the United States, this class explores the musics of Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans, and Asian Americans from their historical roots to the present. It includes a wide variety of musical styles such as Folk, Spirituals, Gospel, Soul, Blues, Jazz, Cajun, Zydeco, Salsa, Tejano, Hip-Hop and Rap. Students will look at these musical traditions from a technical and a cultural perspective as they develop listening and descriptive skills. The honors course offers an enriched and challenging experience for the more talented student, including deeper content, more rigorous grading, and more demanding and creative assignments requiring application of higher-level thinking, writing, and communication skills.
Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in MUS 8.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
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