Hist Pop/Rock Music
History of Popular & Rock Music explores the history of popular and rock music in the United States from 1954 to the present, focusing on significant music genres, important artists/bands, the role of identity in music, and social history. The course intends to promote creative and critical thinking by emphasizing music literature, form and style analysis, and social and cultural criticism. Through our discourse, we will strive to connect musical and social histories by situating popular works/performances within the complex and volatile landscape of Western cultures throughout the last century to present day.
Grading Basis
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Humanities/Fine Arts
MUSIC 20805278
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
(NexGenRead 261+ or ACCP Read 80+ or ACT Read 19+ or Coll Read Strat #10808101 or Intro Coll Read #10838105) and (NexGenWrite 260+ or ACCP Write 5+ and ACCP Sent 86+ or ACT Eng 17+ or ICW #10831103); or Eng 1 #20801201. Coursework requires a C or higher.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring