History of Rock Music

MHIS-322
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
LENG-111 and any MHIS-220-level course
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Inside Berklee Courses (Online)
Blended (Campus + Online)
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

A survey of rock music from its origins to the present. Lectures will focus on musical distinctions among the substyles present in the genre, and will include audio and video clips of major artists and trendsetters. Literary, sociological, and other cultural aspects of this music will also be discussed. Students will be able to take advantage of access to extensive research materials available outside the classroom.

Department: 
LART
Course chair: 
Simone Pilon