Jazz Studies

Music Major (Bachelor of Arts)

This disciplinary major also requires:

Supporting Courses30-31
Keyboard Requirement:
Keyboard Musicianship I
and Keyboard Musicianship II
Advanced Keyboard Musicianship
Jazz Combo
Concert Attendance (6 semesters required)
Music Technology Tools
Ear Training and Sight Singing I
Ear Training and Sight Singing II
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Introduction to Jazz Theory and Improvisation
Jazz and Pop Literature
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV
First Semester Applied (1 credit):
Keyboard Lessons 1
Voice Lessons 1
Instrumental Lessons 1
Second Semester Applied (1 credit):
Keyboard Lessons 2
Voice Lessons 2
Instrumental Lessons 2
Third Semester Applied (1 credit):
Keyboard Lessons 3
Voice Lessons 3
Instrumental Lessons 3
Fourth Semester Applied (1 credit):
Keyboard Lessons 4
Voice Lessons 4
Instrumental Lessons 4
Major Ensemble Requirement (complete 4 credits):
Bands and Orchestra
University Singers
Concert Choir
Jazz Ensemble (1 credit):
Jazz Ensemble
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Upper-Level Courses25
Jazz Improvisation
Music History II
Jazz History
Jazz Arranging
Materials and Design
Capstone Project
Major Ensemble (complete 2 credits):
Bands and Orchestra
University Singers
Concert Choir
Jazz Ensemble (2 credits):
Jazz Ensemble
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Music Electives (5 credits):
Music Technology Systems
Jazz Improvisation
World Music
Musical Theatre History
Advanced Composition
Jazz Arranging
Keyboard Lessons 5
Keyboard Lessons 6
Voice Lessons 5
Voice Lessons 6
Instrumental Lessons 5
Instrumental Lessons 6
Jazz Combo
Jazz Ensemble
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Total Credits55-56