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MUS 128 - A History of Dance Music

(3 units) CO7
Explores how popular dance music has developed since 1950, tracing its history through uptempo rock and roll, the twist, soul, funk, disco, house, and electronic dance music.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify the constituent elements of music.
2. create music derived from dance music techniques using software.
3. describe the various technologies that have made this music and its dissemination possible.
4. identify individual songs studied in class, and describe their characteristics.
5. recognize and identify specific characteristics of each era of dance music discussed in the class.


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