Music and the Human Experience

April Prince
College of Music + Fine Arts

Service learning is required for this course. 

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objectiveStudents will analyze music as a product of culture and strengthen their understanding of the role played by music in the real lives of individuals and communities in New Orleans. They will examine the relationship of music to other realms of human experience (class, gender, technology, spirituality, conflict, etc).

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Arts for Kids
APEX Youth Center
Bishop Perry Center
Catholic Charities: PACE Center
Good Shepherd School
Hagar's House
Hope Lodge
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies (music/band)
Project Lazarus
St. Stephen Catholic School
Uptown Shepherd's Center

How to get started

  1. Watch the video "Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement."
  2. Take this quiz to make sure you know everything you need to know about the placement process.
  3. Get your placement on time.  Submit your acceptance form before the deadline.
  4. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  5. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be go to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.