MUS 128   History of Rock and Roll Music (3 Hours)

Through the study of the history of Rock and Roll music, students will discover how the various styles and structures of Rock have evolved, and how these styles reflected the social and cultural events in each stylistic era. By studying this history the students will also learn about the major Rock artists and what their contributions were to the development of the art form and the social climate in which the artist lived. The course will also address the role of technology on the development of the music and the music business.