Full Sail University

History of Popular Music


The American music industry has generated hits and new styles throughout every decade. The History of Popular Music course surveys this rich evolution from its roots through the 1960s, establishing major musical milestones that have become the precedents of today's industry genres. By examining the development of each musical style through a sociological and technological lens, students will gain insight into the conditions that have made American music distinctly unique.

Total Credit Hours: 4.0