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Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Music (MUS 400)


Classroom-based or distance learning course administered Genesis University. 

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

September 2016 - September 2022.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion, students will be able to: name sacred and secular musical traditions employed throughout the history of Judaism; recall the identifying characteristics of major genres of Jewish music; discuss Jewish music in the context of political, religious and cultural influences; recognize significant historical events and their impact on the evolution of Jewish music; identify varied musical styles and techniques within the spectrum of Jewish music; compare common musical characteristics; and describe the evolution of Jewish music from antiquity to the present day.


Topics include: Musical terminology; pre and post temple period music; Hasidic music; Cantorate; folk songs; and the evolution of Jewish music.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Studies, History, or Musicology (9/16).