Jazz Studies Concentration
(16 credit hours)
The concentration in Jazz Studies is available to any Music major (Performance, Composition, Music Education, Music Therapy, Sound Recording Technology, or Bachelor of Arts in Music) wishing to pursue jazz through performance, historical context, and theoretical background. Course work and ensemble participation beyond the minimum requirements is possible and encouraged.
The concentration is in addition to, and does not supersede nor replace, requirements for the student's declared major. Also, Music Education majors wishing to complete a concentration in Jazz Studies will do so in addition to their concentration in either Vocal/General or Instrumental music education.
6 credit hours in Music History per advisement (i.e., African American Music, History of Jazz, American Music). Three (3) of the 6 credit hours can also serve within the student's major.
3 credit hours in Music Theory (300 level or above) per advisement. These credit hours can also serve within the student's major.
Plus the following:
|MUS 362||Jazz Theory||
|MUS 361||Jazz Improvisation||
| ||2 semesters participation in Jazz Combo||
| ||2 semesters participation in Jazz Ensemble||