Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

SOCI 3430 Sociology of Music

Prerequisite: SOCI 1121 or permission of instructor. Music is universal. All cultural groups make it, and all people listen to it. It is the "soundtrack of our lives". Beyond what we can know about its performance and theory, what can we learn about the social nature of music? After having taken this course, you will be able to critically engage with musical content and have a clear understanding of music in its social context.