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2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

MUS 105 - American Popular Music

3 credits
This course will survey the history of American Popular Music from its roots in Minstrelsy and Vaudeville, through Tin Pan Alley, Blues and Country, and Rock and Roll to the performance practice of today’s post-rock popular music. Topics of discussion will include the interplay in the 1960¹s between art music and rock music, as well as the cross influences of various genres on each other.
Term Offered: Every semester
General Education: This course meets the general education Fine Arts requirement.