Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25
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AAS 3550 - History of African American Music I, Slavery-1926

Sociohistorical examination of African American music and its role in shaping American music. Recordings and guest lecturers used as integral part of course. Examines spirituals, rural and urban blues, ragtime, and early jazz.

Requisites: One course in Tier II Fine Arts or Humanities
Credit Hours: 3
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
Learning Outcomes:
  • To understand the political, economic, and social origins of multiple Black musical cultures.
  • To understand the role of music in shaping Black identity.

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