MUS 126 History of Rock & Pop

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092

Provides a survey of the history and literature of American Popular Music from 1600 to the present. Through the study of the many ethnic influences that contribute to the diverse musical landscape of American Popular Music, the students acquire an appreciation of this rich musical heritage. These musical styles have evolved out of the diversity in America, and are performed and enjoyed throughout the world.