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College of the Arts
School of Music

E101 Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts
Tel: 330-672-2172

The world music minor program provides concentrated study of traditional and popular world music (style, performance, history, cultural associations and related arts). Students of any major can pursue this minor as part of their degree program.

Type Legend:
DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
KFA MUS 22111 The Understanding of Music 3
  22121 Music as a World Phenomenon 3
DD   22131 Survey of Rock Music History 3
    25312 World Music Ensemble* (1) 3
  Choose two from the following 6
  MUS 42111 African Music and Cultures (3)  
    42141 Folk and Traditional Music of Western Continents (3)  
    42151 Asian Musics (3)  
  Choose two from the following 6
  MUS 42101 Roots of Rock (3)  
    42131 America's Music (3)  
DD   42161 History of Jazz (3)  
DG   42181 Popular World Music (3)  

* Three semesters minimum

Minimum 2.250 GPA in the world music minor required for graduation.