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UGRD > AMST > 235

Description:
This course analyzes the social forces, technological advances, and multicultural influences that have contributed to the development of US popular music, including Tin Pan Alley pop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, rock 'n' roll, rock, soul, punk, disco, rap, and heavy metal. Popular music is treated as commercial mass culture and discussed as a social indicator. Extensive use is made of audio and video recordings.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102

Offered in:

2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7348 MWF
1:00 - 1:50 pm
Melnick,Jeffrey Y02-2300
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017 - 12/13/2017
Capacity: 125
Enrolled: 125
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: United States, Distribution Area : The Arts

2018 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
02 9937 TuTh
11:00 - 12:15 pm
Melnick,Jeffrey W02-0107
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2018 - 05/09/2018
Capacity: 35
Enrolled: 35
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: United States, Distribution Area : The Arts