May 22, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

MUS.-187 History of Rock & Roll

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or sucessful completion of RDNG-016 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076  
This course will blend musical commentary into an historical and social framework as it traces the development of rock music from its roots in country and blues to the most contemporary trends. Students will experience firsthand the defining characteristics of rock-styles and develop the ability to make connections between the popular music of yesterday and today.