MU 320 Survey of Jazz, from its Origins to the Present
- Applies toward the division VI foundations of visual and performing arts liberal studies requirement.
Prerequisite: EN 211 with a grade of "C" or better or HON 102 and HON 112 and sophomore standing.
This course explores jazz from its origins at the turn of the century to its present forms. Emphasis will be on the music itself, with some consideration of the socio-cultural situations that act as catalysts to the music’s various stylistic features.