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EIT 100 History of Rock n' Roll
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts   Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: A survey of the history and development of rock music noting how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have affected its evolution. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Describe the origins and beginning elements of Rock music.
2. (Analysis Level) Differentiate the prominent rock styles from 1950 to the present.
3. (Knowledge Level) Identify selected performances aurally by prominent rock artists or groups in all styles.
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain how rock styles have changed or were affected by historic events and social changes.
5. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the technological developments and their influence on the entertainment market throughout Rock history.
6. (Analysis Level) Break down historic examples of prejudice, discrimination, segregation, and eventual integration through rock music in order to develop cultural, gender, and ethnic awareness.
7. (Synthesis Level) Analyze the following through class discussion, assignments and assessments:
a) the cultural and technological circumstances that led to the beginning of Rock n' Roll;
b) the musical elements that led to the development of 50's rock music;
c) discuss specific contributions significant rock artists made to the development of their style of rock music;
d) distinguish the changes in rock styles based on historical events and social changes;
e) compare and contrast prominent rock styles from 1950 to present; and
f) summarize how technological advances influenced the entertainment market through Rock n' Roll.
8. (Evaluation Level) Listening to performances of significant rock artists in all styles, aurally identify them.
9. (Evaluation Level) Deconstruct developments in rock music as they relate to prejudice, discrimination, segregation and integration in our society.
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