Tests are based on lectures, films, and the chapter readings.
Tests are objective and given on 882 scantrons
Tests are not cumulative, except the comprehensive listening test
Attendance Policy: Attendance will be taken by sign-up sheet.
10 points are deducted for each absence beyond two (2)
If you miss a test:
You may take ONE makeup test the day of the final.
There are no listening makeup tests.
Please turn OFF your cell phones.
1. discuss how cultural and social elements are reflected in music
2. demonstrate an ability to identify individual rock music styles
3. detect the values of music in everyday life and cite elements of musical heritage
4. identify the names and contributions of key rock personalities
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the evolution of popular music and its practitioners
from the 1940’s to the present day
2. Describe the various styles of music which led to rock and roll
3. Recognize various rock styles based on instrumentation,
performance practices and lyrical content
4. To discern historical styles and how these styles interact with
contemporary music Identify noteworthy songs
important to the history of rock music
To identify instruments used in rock music
and stylistic performance practices
To critique a rock work based on lyrical content,
emotional expression, delivery style, and instrumental technique
To recognize rock music as a rejuvenate, cyclical youth language
rather than a set of musical specific styles