Aug 17, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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MUS 1240 - History of Rock Music I

Examines the birth, growth, and development of rock music through its acceptance as art form with significant influence on youth culture and resulting social implications.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Humanities: Arts
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMAH Arts & Humanities
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to summarize the cultural context of each major style of rock music - including the social/historical parameters that were part of each unique development.
  • Students will be able to describe the origins of rock music that came from the synthesis of American “blues/rhythm and blues”, “Country” (and Western) and the “Popular” music of the urban Northeast.
  • Students will be able to identify representative examples and explain the significance of songs, styles and artists of rock from the early 1950’s to the early 1970’s.

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