2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

MUS 110 Popular Music of the Caribbean

3 hours 

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 musics. The important role of New York City as a center for Caribbean music will also be examined.



Cross Listed Courses

LLS 110


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program.