A general survey of various styles of music of the Americas, including but not limited to jazz, folk, rock, and contemporary music.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify the elements, styles, and musicians representative of music within the chosen style(s)
  • Analyze the elements and structures of music using appropriate terminology.
  • Critically evaluate the influence of social, political, technological, and/or cultural ideas on the chosen musical style(s).
  • Articulate an informed personal reflection of the chosen musical style(s).

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0