Description: Topical examination of American culture through its music. Musical sound is analyzed as text, with focus on the cultural, social, political, and economic dimensions of genres ranging from art and folk music to jazz, blues, film, commercial, and alternative music. No formal music training is necessary.
Credit Hours: 3
General Education: UST - United States Traditions
Graduation Requirement: IDEAS - Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in U.S. Society. This graduation requirement is for all students, starting with students following the 2023-2024 catalog.
Dates: 08/21/2023 - 12/09/2023
Location: Julian Hall 069 (JH 069)
Instructor: Allison Alcorn
Course Specification: Majors Only
Class Notes: Half of the seats in this course are reserved for majors.
Textbooks have not been finalized for section.