INTS 244: Beats, Rhyme, and Culture

INTS 244-001: Beats, Rhyme and Culture
(Spring 2014)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM M

East Building 122

Section Information for Spring 2014

It sounds great at the club, but what can hip hop teach us about youth culture, about history, about the world? This course explores all aspects of hip hop culture: its journey from underground subculture to the global business, from its visual aesthetics to its gender politics. Whether you represent the old school or you're new to the game, you'll come away with a deeper appreciation for an American art form.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 4

Examines the history of hip-hop and the effect it has had on our society. The primary focus is to consider hip-hop as a medium of communication that impacts, represents, and misrepresents the life experiences of youth in the United States. Students are exposed to historical, socioeconomic, and musical/aesthetic contexts of this genre through in-class activities and by attending related cultural events. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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