Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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MUSC 131 - American Popular Music


A survey of American popular music from the turn of the 20th century to the present with an emphasis on rock music. Open to all students. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Aurally identify the various styles of rock music from the 1950’s to the present.

  • Demonstrate the ability to write and think critically about the various styles of Rock Music.

  • Articulate the impact of cultural and socio-political issues and its impacts on music and the listeners.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the inherent value and role of a particular rock style even when it differs from personal taste.

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