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COMM 4462 Popular Music and Identity (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The goal of this course is to increase the understanding of basic concepts and principles of popular music as a form of communication, and specifically, popular music as a symbolic form of behavior that relates to individual and group identity. This course will examine historical and contemporary popular music along with theory and research in the area of popular music studies in communication in order to understand popular music as a meaning-making cultural practice.


Instructor(s): Celeste Wells

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Satisfies one of two writing intensive courses required within the Communication major


Last Updated: 26-Jan-15