Roots of American Popular Music (MUSC 108)
Online! Summer and Fall 2014
Love rock and roll? Want to get college credit for learning about rock and roll? Then Roots of American Popular Music is for you!
Roots of American Popular Music follows the development of rock and pop music in the United States from its folk roots in Europe and Africa. The class examines rock based music as the voice of contemporary society influencing and reflecting social and political changes in the United States.
Students work at their own pace, reading and listening to music covering artists such as:
Bob Dylan | The Beatles | The Eagles | James Brown | Bruce Springsteen | Divo | Elvis - Costello and Presley
Buddy Holly | Metallica | Nirvana | REM | Ani Difranco | Nine Inch Nails | Green Day | Carl Perkins | Bob Marley | Madonna
Roots of American Popular Music
MUSC 108 | 3 credits | Summer (6201), Fall (3442)
Instructor: Bill Law
This class fulfills General Education, Humanities and Fine Arts and Cultural Diversity requirements.
Are you an online learner? Take this short quiz.
1. Do you enjoy the freedom of taking a class at any hour of the day, wherever you like, at your convenience?
2. Would you prefer attending class in your pajamas?
3. Would you describe yourself as a master of discipline, someone who enjoys working independently, and wants to control your own destiny?
4. Are you a rock star at using computers and the Internet for most course work?
5. Do you express yourself well in writing?
If you answered "yes" to all of these questions, taking a class online is probably a good match for you and your learning style.