Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
AMS 236 Music in American Life
(Also MUS 236)
4 hours; 4 credits
The music-making and listening habits of the American people, examining the musical activities, the musicians, and the social setting. The course focuses on the history and significance of rock as an American and international phenomenon, exploring issues of gender, race, and the multicultural musical traditions that have enriched American popular music. This course develops the ability to understand music as an expression of cultural values, and does not require instrumental training or the ability to read music. This course does not meet requirements for the major or the minor in Music. (arts & com.) (TALA) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
Prerequisite: ENG 111
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