CES 210 Ethnic Experiences in Art & Music • 5 Cr.


Utilizes historical and contemporary sources to survey the art, music and music-related traditions of a specific ethnic or regional group. The type or types of music and art studied will be at the discretion of the instructor. May be used as social science or humanities course requirement, not both, at BC. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101 or ENGL 092 or 093 with a C- or better. Previously ETHN 210.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Read critically, actively and reflectively.

  • Support their own conclusions about the validity of the assumptions and ideas they have encountered in the assigned readings.

  • Form analytical questions about a text, a work of art, and/or a piece of music.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the aesthetic value of a piece of art or music has cultural/ethnic roots.

  • Demonstrate analysis of art and/or music through rhetorical techniques.