This interdisciplinary course is a study of how writers,filmmakers, musicians, political figures, and Irish (and Irish-American) citizens continue to struggle with the diversity and tensions of Iri
This course surveys the major ideological movements of our time. Students will understand the principal ideas and practices of nationalism, fascism, communism, and democracy.
This course surveys the history of political thought from the time of ancient Greece to the modern era.
Understanding group dynamics and how to build positive and effective group interactions are key for any musician who will ever perform or work with others.
This course presents an overview of major topics in the interdisciplinary study of music cognition.
This course is an introduction to observation and assessment.
This course explores the concepts of transformational power in music using musical examples from several different cultures.
This course focuses on musical analysis, contextual cultural explorations, and study of the sociohistorical circumstances fundamental to the emergence of Cuban music and its subsequent evolution as
In this course, students explore the extraordinary journey that led to the success of women in rock music.
This course provides students with an interdisciplinary inquiry into how culture works with a focus on issues of diversity, power, creativity, identity, citizenship, globalization, media culture, l
An analysis of supply and demand in the international music marketplace, as affecting issues of pricing, employment, the output of goods and services, and competition.
This course introduces musical genres, repertoire, composers, and performers that reflect or inspire various gender images and identities in society.
This course explores the ways music and musicians affect social change and peace.
This course is a survey of the history, theory, and applications of general psychology, including the study of human behavior, factors in psychological development, methods of measurement, and the
This course introduces cultural anthropology, which is the study of living peoples, their beliefs, practices, values, ideas, technologies, economies, and more.
In this course, students explore Africana philosophy, beginning with the ancient Egyptians and moving through the diversity of the human condition within the continent of Africa itself, as well as
This course is an introduction to the method and spirit of philosophical inquiry involving the exploration of idealism, realism, pragmatism, and existentialism, and the application of such inquiry
This course will examine the nature of art and aesthetics as presented in the German Idealist Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, one of the major philosophers instrumental in the formation of modern ae
In this course, students explore the ideas and traditions of the philosophical thinking and spiritual experience of the East, with special emphasis on Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and
In this course, students make connections among the ideas of different philosophers.