Sep 19, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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MUS 238 - African American Music History

4 credits
A survey course covering the history of major developments in the tradition of African American Music. Starting with a discussion of African Music, this course will trace the major music genres that define African American Music from the 18th century to the present. More than listing titles of pieces and musicians, the course will emphasize the historic and cultural factors that helped define developments of African American music. Students will read various articles covering specific discussions of the historical development and cultural analysis of this musical tradition. CLA-Breadth/Arts, CLA-Breadth/Humanities, CLA-Diversity US



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