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Jazz Studies

Bachelor of Music - Jazz Studies (124 hrs.)

View Commom Curriculum Requirements

Freshman    
F
S
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUGN M103 Technology for Music Students
0
MUTH M102, 103 Theory I and II
4
4
MUHL M106 Introduction to Music Literature
2
MUPC M110, 111 Piano Class I and II1
1
1
MUPR M121 — 150 Applied Study
2
2
MUJZ M108, 109 Improvisation I and II
2
2
MUEN M105 Major Ensemble
1
1
MUGN M110 Introduction to Music Industry Studies
0
3
Common Curriculum  
3
3
     
15
16
Sophomore    
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUTH M202, 203 Theory III and IV
4
4
MUJZ M107 Jazz Piano and Theory1
2
MUPR M121 — 150 Applied Study
2
2
MUJZ M208, 209 Improvisation III and IV
2
2
MUEN M105 Major Ensemble
1
1
MUEN M304 Jazz Combo
1
1
Common Curriculum  
3
6
     
15
16
Junior    
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUTH M304 or M309 Jazz Composition or Modern Arranging2
2
MUPR M321 — 350 Applied Study
3
3
MUHL M306, 307 History of Western Art Music I and II
3
3
MUJZ M308, 309 Improvisation V and VI
2
2
MUEN M105 Major Ensemble
1
1
MUEN M304 Jazz Combo
1
1
Common Curriculum  
3
6
     
15
16
Senior    
F
S
MUPC M100 Recital Hour
0
0
MUPR M300 Junior Recital/Recital Appearance
0
MUPR M400 Senior Recital
0
MUHL M310 Evolution of Jazz Styles
2
MUPR M321 — 350 Applied Study
3
3
MUPC M300 Essentials of Conducting
2
MUEN M304 Jazz Combo
1
1
MU   Music Electives3
2
2
Common Curriculum  
9
6
     
15
16
TOTAL: 124 cr. hrs.    

1 Jazz piano principals must take four hours of music electives, in consultation with their adviser, in place of Piano Class I and II and Jazz Piano and Theory.

2 Jazz Composition and Modern Arranging are offered in alternate years only. Jazz Studies must take one of these courses and may elect to take both of them.

3 Music electives selected in consultation with adviser.

Crossover Semester for Guitar Majors

All students enrolled in B.M. Jazz Studies Program as guitar majors are required to take one credit hour of classical guitar (one semester of one-half hour lessons) as part of their applied studies in jazz guitar. These students are also required to take two credit hours (one semester of hour lessons) in jazz guitar during the crossover semester. This crossover semester will normally take place in the junior year.

Updated July 26, 2005