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NOTES:

  • View a list of ethnomusicology-related performance ensembles.
     
  • Individual lessons and non-ensemble performance: Credit-bearing individual lessons and non-ensemble performance opportunities (i.e. special topics courses or thesis work) in an array of musical traditions and genres are available throughout the Five Colleges. Please consult the course catalog of your home institution and with a member of the Five College Ethnomusicology faculty to find the instructor best suited to your interests.
     
  • Five College Ethnomusicology Certificate students: Depending on your area of interest, courses can often fall within more than one of the four course categories required for the certificate. While a single course cannot be counted twice, you should work in close consultation with your campus Ethnomusicology advisor to determine the appropriate allocation of courses within the certificate requirements.


Guide to USING THE ONLINE course list:

Please note that course offerings may change and lists may be updated, so it is helpful to check back regularly.

Five College Interchange pre-registration for Fall 2021 is not expected to open until summer 2021. The list of courses below is incomplete and subject to change. Courses from UMass Amherst and Amherst College are listed, but courses from Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and Hampshire College are NOT yet listed. Please click here for more information about course registration for this fall, and if you’re a part of a Five College certificate program, please contact your certificate advisor for more information.

Please check the Five College Academic Calendar for important dates on each campus.

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Spring 2021 Area Studies or Topics Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2021
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BLST 134 01 Hip Hop History Amy Coddington WF 02:10PM-03:30PM Amherst College
MUSI 126 01 Hip Hop History Amy Coddington WF 02:10PM-03:30PM Amherst College
HACU 0230 1 American Strings Rebecca Miller 02:40PM-04:00PM TU;02:40PM-04:00PM TH Hampshire College
MUSIC 229 01 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola M 12:45PM-02:00PM;TTH 12:45PM-01:45PM;WF 12:45PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
MUS 220 01 TOPCS WORLD-AFRICAN POP Bode Omojola TTh 10:55-12:10 Smith College

Spring 2021 Methodology Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2021
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 233 01 Listening, Hearing Jeffers Engelhardt MW 06:20PM-07:40PM Amherst College
COLQ 233 01 Singing Together Jeffers Engelhardt W 02:00PM-04:45PM Amherst College
MUSI 232 01 Listening, Hearing Jeffers Engelhardt MW 06:20PM-07:40PM Amherst College
HACU 0217 1 Intro to Ethnomusicology Junko Oba 10:40AM-12:00PM TU;10:40AM-12:00PM TH Hampshire College
MUS 202 01 THINKING ABOUT MUSIC Steve Waksman MW 03:15-04:30 Smith College

Elective Courses

Elective courses are negotiated in consultation with the student's ethnomusicology advisor, including courses from related disciplines including: anthropology, sociology, history, or media studies; area studies fields such as African Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, or Middle East Studies; or others related to a particular student's ethnomusicological interests.