MUSI 1003: Popular Music and Diversity in American Society (Conversion opportunity)

Instructor: Alain Frogley

While this is not an Honors course, Prof. Frogley welcomes Honors students of all majors and would be happy to offer Honors conversions for interested students.

An introduction to popular music and diversity in America: jazz, blues, Top-40 pop, rock, hip-hop and other genres. Musicians and their music studied in the context of twentieth-century and contemporary American society, emphasizing issues of race, gender, class, and resistance. No prior musical training or knowledge required.

(CA 1, CA 4)