History of American Popular Music

3.00 crs.

Creative Arts & Cultures

This course is a comprehensive study of the history of American popular music, dating from the minstrel of the nineteenth century to the MP3 and Internet. The sources of popular music, listening, music identity, technology, and the history of the music business are components of this course.

Course Prerequisite

ENGL T122 Critical Reading and Writing , or equivalent, This course is not available to students who are enrolled in the degree program of Bachelor of Music.

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite