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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MUSC 254 Global Pop

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

This course is an introduction to current non-Western popular music genres and artists, as well as the social issues surrounding the practice and commodification of popular music worldwide. Topics include representation and appropriation; popular music as a cultural identifier; politics and music censorship; gender and power issues; popular music’s interaction worldwide with other art forms such as film (Bollywood), video games, and graphic art (anime); and the effect of influential sub-genres such as hip hop, metal, and reggae.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.