Faculty Profile

Steven Friedson

Steven Friedson

Title
Professor
Department
Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology
College
College of Music

    

Education

PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, 1991.
Major: Ethnomusicology
BFA, Cornish College of the Arts, 1982.
Major: Composition/Piano

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 2020
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Summer 2020
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 2020

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUGC 6950.729, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUET 5900.702, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2020
MUGC 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 6000.001, Proseminar in Ethnomusicology, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 5900.701, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Fall 2019
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 6010.001, Current Issues in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUGC 6950.729, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUGC 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUET 5900.701, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Fall 2018
MUGC 6954.701, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2018
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 3W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.729, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 6000.001, Proseminar in Ethnomusicology, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 3W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.729, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 3W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 3030.002, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 6010.001, Current Issues in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUET 5050.001, Music of Africa, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 3W1 2015 SPOT
MUET 3030.002, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
MUET 5220.001, Ethnomusicology Field and Research Methods, Spring 2015
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUGC 6900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2015
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2014
MUET 5900.703, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Fall 2014
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2014
MUET 5220.001, Ethnomusicology Field and Research Methods, Fall 2012
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2012 Syllabus
ANTH 4770.003, Ethnographic Field School, Summer 5W2 2012
MUET 3040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2012
MUET 5040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2012
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
MUGC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
MUET 3050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2012
MUET 5050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2012
ANTH 5700.090, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2012
MUGC 5950.707, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2012
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2011
ANTH 4770.003, Ethnographic Field School, Summer 5W2 2011
MUET 3040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2011
MUET 5040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2011
MUET 3050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2011
MUET 5050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2011
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2011
MUET 5220.001, Ethnomusicology Field and Research Methods, Fall 2010
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUET 3040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2010
MUET 5040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2010
MUET 3050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2010
MUET 5050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2010
ANTH 4610.090, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2010
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2010
MUET 5900.702, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2010
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2009
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2009
MUET 3040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2009
MUET 5040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2009
MUET 3050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2009
MUET 5050.007, Music of Africa, Summer 5W2 2009
ANTH 4610.090, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2009
MUET 3040.020, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Spring 2009
MUET 5040.020, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Spring 2009
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2009
MUET 3030.002, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2009
ANTH 4610.090, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Spring 2009
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2008
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2008
MUET 5040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2008
MUMH 4910.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
MUGC 4890.007, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2008
ANTH 4610.090, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2008
MUET 4500.020, Introduction to Ethnomusicology, Spring 2008
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2008
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2008
MUET 4900.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2008
MUET 4900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2008
MUET 5900.701, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2008
MUET 5900.702, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2008
MUGC 5890.020, Studies in Music, Spring 2008
MUGC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2007
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2007
MUET 5040.007, Ethnomusicology Studies Abroad, Summer 5W2 2007
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2007
MUMH 4910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
MUMH 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
MUGC 4890.007, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2007
ANTH 4610.091, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2007
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2007
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2006
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2006
MUET 5050.001, Music of Africa, Fall 2006
MUGC 4890.001, Studies in Music, Fall 2006
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2006
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 3W1 2006
MUGC 4890.007, Studies in Music, Summer 5W2 2006
ANTH 4610.091, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2006
MUGC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2006
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Spring 2006
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2006
MUET 4900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2006
MUET 5220.001, Ethnomusicology Field and Research Methods, Fall 2005
MUET 4500.001, Introduction to Ethnomusicology, Fall 2005
ANTH 4610.001, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Fall 2005
MUET 5900.701, Ethnomusicology Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
MUGC 4980.001, Experimental Course, Summer 5W2 2005
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Summer 5W1 2005
MUMH 4910.701, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2005
ANTH 4610.090, Topics in Sociocultural Anthropology, Summer 5W2 2005

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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