SOCI3351 Music in Society

Course Description

Music in Society is a multicultural study that explores local, national, and global perspectives on music’s importance in performance art and culture, religion & spirituality, health and healing, politics, and economy. Students will also explore how music and society are both transformed by the beliefs, norms, values, and ideas from music in history and music today.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Introduction to Sociology 1301.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop critical thinking skills for understanding music in society by analyzing and examining music’s impact on society;
  • Identify how music influences personal responsibility related to actions and ethics through research and writing for Discussion topics.
  • Promote cultural understanding through musical knowledge and social responsibility by creating a music video (PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with peers through participation in discussions.