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Ethnomusicology may be defined as the study of music in/as culture. UNCG offers a thriving program with undergraduate and graduate courses for music majors and non-majors. Graduate students may apply these courses toward a post-baccalaureate or post-masters certificate in ethnomusicology.

Undergraduate Courses

MUS 135 Introduction to Musicology
MUS 343 Music Cultures of the World
MUS 434 American Music
MUS 354 Modern Asia Through Its Music
MUS 431 Selected Topics in Music

Graduate Courses

MUS 706 Seminar in Music History: Theory and Methods in Ethnomusicology (3)
MUS 631 Selected Topics in Ethnomusicology (3)

Please consult the Graduate Bulletin or Music Advising for more complete descriptions and current offerings. Graduate students in music performance or music education may apply 600-level courses toward a post-baccalaureate certificate in ethnomusicology.

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Steel Pan
Middle Eastern
Old-Time Music
Indian Music. 

Please consult the Graduate Bulletin or Music Advising for more complete descriptions and current offerings. Graduate students in music performance or music education may apply 600-level courses toward a post-baccalaureate certificate in ethnomusicology.

Degree Programs

UNCG offers the following degree programs for students interested in studying Ethnomusicology:

Graduate Programs

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Ethnomusicology

Ethnomusicology Faculty

Gavin Douglas

Dr. Gavin Douglas

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Gaurang Doshi

David Aarons

Dr. David Aarons

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Christen Blanton