Class Dates
01/16/2024 to 05/03/2024
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Steven Maxwell
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

History of Rock and Roll

MUSIC 170 - Class Number: 13832

Aesthetic Experience and Interpretive Understanding Historical Perspectives General Education


A study of rock and roll from its origins through today, focusing on the development of rock styles from its roots in blues, folk, country and pop. Expansion of listening experience through study of song forms, musical instruments of rock and the socio-political significance of song lyrics. Examinations, research paper required. Students need not be able to perform or read music.


  • Instructor Steven Maxwell's permission is required after 01/23/2024.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access

Enrollment Dates
10/23/2023 to 01/16/2024
Enrollment Limit

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