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MHIS 251. American Popular Music. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. A music course with a full survey of American popular music as its subject matter. The primary objectives for students in this class are to gain comprehensive knowledge of American popular music from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, distinguish related musical styles that influenced the development of the genre and be able to properly recognize American popular musical styles aurally.