World Music
Academic Credit

A selective survey of the music of the indigenous peoples of Africa, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and the Americas. The course will examine the ways that music functions within these cultures. The students will study the music itself, the people who make it, the instruments they use, and the complex of ideas, behaviors, and processes that are involved in the production of this music. This course is open to all University of Utah students. This lecture course will serve as the School of Music's elective for the Baccalaureate International Requirement. IR, FF

Registration Information: If you are a matriculated student, you must register for credit classes using the Campus Information System (CIS). If you are new to the University, you must first submit an application to the Admissions Office, then register using the Campus Information System (CIS).

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.

Class Sections For World Music (MUSC 3600)

Spring 2023 Section 71

Credit Hours: 3
TWThFS 01/03/23 - 01/07/23
8:00 am-5:00 pm


Price: Tuition + Special Fee: $46.47

Instructor: EMILY NELSON

Note: This class begins the week prior to spring semester Tues-Sat, Jan 3 – 7th. Class meets each day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with a lunch break daily. Students are required to attend each session. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will also be required to complete additional online lectures, assignments, and exams. Reading and/or assignments may be due prior to first day of class. Please check with instructor or refer to the class syllabus on the class schedule or in Canvas. Call 801.585.9963 with questions. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see This class meets at the Sandy Campus at 10011 Centennial Parkway, Suite 100, Sandy. For directions call 801.587.2520 or visit

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.