2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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ANTH 217 - Drums, Culture, and New World Rhythmatism

Credits: 3
Explore relationships between culture and the arts while learning to play hand drums from around the world. Experiential learning for body and mind.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Compare, and contrast patterns in the artistic philosophies and practices of diverse cultures. Identify impacts and relationships between these patterns and cultural/ historical contexts.
  2. Demonstrate cross-cultural experience, and basic competence with a non-Western fine art and musical practice, through the proper execution of rhythms and techniques that are appropriate to the culture.
  3. Explain culture and world view as a symbolic system, and apply this perspective to the cross-cultural interpretation of ritual meaning and practice.
  4. Debate the meaning, production, and impact of art from diverse cultural perspectives. Identify one’s own attitudes and values concerning the same.
  5. Identify relationships between art, power, justice, and social equality.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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