Ethnomusicology may be defined as the anthropology of music; it thus encompasses all of the world’s music and emphasizes the relation between music and other aspects of culture. The topics covered may include a specific regional tradition, a musical genre viewed cross-culturally, the methodologies of ethnomusicology, or a musical topic viewed from an ethnomusicological perspective. May be repeated for credit if the topic is different. Check the online Schedule of Classes for topics and prerequisites. This course satisfies the Core Exploration Cultural Literacy requirement.