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MUS. 240 Music of the Americas

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Course Description

Learn about the rhythms and varieties of music in Latin America and the cultural roots that nurture this exciting form of expression. Music from the Caribbean and South, Central and North America is covered, including genres such as corridos, son, rumba, and tangos. The integral role of Latin influences in the music of the USA and ethnic identities is highlighted.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • 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)