2015-2016 Catalog

MUS 211 History of Country Music


This course introduces the varied origins of country music and the commercialization of this art form. Emphasis is placed on historical, sociocultural, and stylistic factors related to country music and musicians. Upon completion, students should be able to identify specific styles and explain the influence of pop culture on the development of country music.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.