Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: MUS                                     Course Number: 110                                    
Course Title: Popular Musics of the Caribbean
Subject: Music
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


A survey of the major popular music styles of the Caribbean, including salsa, reggae, soca, and other genres, exploring their social contexts, historical origins, and relation to indigenous folk music. The important role of New York City as a center for Caribbean music will also be examined.

General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Cultural Studies: Fine Arts

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • This course is crosslisted as:   LLS 110 , PLM 110
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: