Degrees & Courses

The Latin American Music Center offers a selection of courses suitable for the completion of the Outside Area (6 credits) or an Individualized Minor (12 credits) in Latin American Music for a masters degree,  or an Individualized Minor (12 credits)  in Latin American Music for a doctoral degree.

If you are interested in pursuing an  Outside Area or Individualized Minor in Latin American Music, please write to the Center at lamc@indiana.edu.

The Center sponsors the courses listed below. Check the Schedule of Classes for courses offered in a specific semester.  

Besides the formal courses, a student can register for Independent Study for 3 credits under the supervision of the Center's faculty director. A visit to the Music Graduate Studies Office will be required to obtain the proper procedures and forms.


MUS  M413 - Topics in Latin American Music

 An in-depth survey of particular art music, popular and/or traditional repertoires, ranging from the colonial period to the twenty-first century. Specific content varies with instructor’s area of specialization. For music majors only. Activities outside of class may be scheduled.

MUS  M513 - Topics in Latin American Music

An in-depth survey of particular art music, popular and/or traditional repertoires, ranging from the colonial period to the twenty-first century. Specific content varies with instructor’s area of specialization. Open to majors and non-majors. Activities outside of class may be scheduled and a final research project is required.

MUS  M690 - Seminar in Latin American Music

P: Consent of instructor. Advanced work in the study of Latin American music. Formal research paper required. May be repeated.

MUS  X414 - Latin American Ensemble

Emphasis on musical practice, arranging, and performance of Latin American popular music genres for solo, chamber, and band ensembles. Open to music majors and non-majors with performing skills. Audition required. Does not fulfill the major ensemble requirement for music majors.

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