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ETHN 265 Evolution of Hip Hop Culture: A Socio-Economic And Political Perspective

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Course traces the evolution of Hip Hop from its African roots through the diaspora as a cultural form of expression by examining music, dancing, spoken word, philosophy, and lifestyles. Also, Hip Hop will be analyzed from a social, economic, and political perspective. It will be explored as a product of the African American struggle as reflected in music, poetry, lyrics, dance, artists, and major issues associated with Hip Hop

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E1b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU Area C2 or F), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 7)