University Catalog 2019-2020

Musical Cultures Gulf South (MCGS)

Musical Cultures Gulf South (MCGS)

MCGS 2000  Intro Music Cultures GS  (3 Credit Hours)  

An introduction to the culture of the Gulf South region with an emphasis on New Orleans music, history, ritual, dance, and cultural geography. Explores the musical relationship of the Gulf South region to the Caribbean and African diaspora. Introduces critical tools for analysis of the relationship of music and place. Themes of the course include ethnic migrations, social diversity, vernacular architecture, and slavery. Field trips to second-line parades, Mississippi River access points, diverse neighborhoods and historical slave markets.

MCGS 2890  Service Learning: MCGS 2000  (0-1 Credit Hours)  

MCGS 4560  Internship  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Internships will vary. See director for more information. May be taken for credit up to 2 times.

MCGS 4570  Internship  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Internships will vary. See director for more information. May be taken for credit up to 2 times.

MCGS 4920  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

MCGS 4950  Special Topics  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Topics will vary reflecting couse offered