The Ethnomusicology Certificate enables students to connect coursework from the fields of Ethnomusicology and Anthropology through research, a project, an internship, or other approved experience. Ethnomusicology Certificates consist of an Ethnomusicology course (MUSC 113 Introduction to World Music OR MUSC 222 Investigating Music and Culture), One Anthropology Course (200-level and higher) and one co-curricular engaged activity (either 1.0 credit research experience or .5 research experience AND one semester (.5 credit) of MUSC 111 Samba Ensemble. Projects may be designed to align with research that is supported by the Center for Caribbean Studies, the Watkinson Library, or through internships with organizations beyond Trinity’s campus.

Credit 1:
MUSC 113 – Introduction to World Music
MUSC 222 – Investigating Music and Culture

Credit 2:
Any 200+ level Anthropology methodology course

ANTH 254 – The Meaning of Work
ANTH 271 – Decentering and Re-centering History: Anthropology of Museums
ANTH 301 – Ethnographic Methods and Writing
ANTH 316 – Curating Cuestiones Caribenas: Intersections of Contemporary Museum Interpretation and Practice

Credit 3: 
One semester of advanced research co-curricular credit (equivalent to 1.0 credit)
Advanced research opportunities: summer research program, research assistant in the Watkinson Library, ethnographic project, or other course/experience as approved by advisor

If a student decided to pursue the equivalent of a 0.5 research co-curricular credit, then they could do that AND take .5 credit of MUSC 111 – Samba Ensemble

For more information, students should contact Professor Eric Galm