Surveys various styles of music in America. Topics include American Folk Music, Ragtime, Jazz, Rock, and modern trends in American compositions. Recorded music and audio visual aids are used. Open to all. Prerequisite: INRW 0311 or ESOL 0340 (can be taken concurrently) or by placement exam or ENGL 1301 with a "C" or better or ENGL 1302 with a "C" or better. (3:0).