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MUS. 210 Histories of Popular Music and Rock

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Course Description

This course explores the various intersections of music and American culture in the blues, rock, heavy metal, jazz, soul, R&B, disco and dance music, and hip-hop. The idea of a critical canon, in tension with best-seller lists, is considered.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)