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BM in Jazz Studies
(79 hours)



This is a limited-enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see the college advisement center for information regarding requirements for admission to this major.

The bachelor of music degree in jazz studies prepares the student with a broadbased music preparation and specialized course work leading to graduate studies in jazz or a career in jazz-related performing, arranging, or studio teaching.

Program Requirements    |    View MAP

  1. See the college advisement center for the application procedure for official acceptance into a specific degree program.
  2. Complete the following lower-division music core courses:
  3. Complete eight hours of the following:
      MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Music major status.
      DESCRIPTION: Private instruction and studio class.
      NOTE: From one to four hours of daily practice. Fee.

      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Woodwinds.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Harpsichord.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Organ.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Voice.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Trumpet.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Horn.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Trombone.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Tuba.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Percussion.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Piano.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Violin.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Viola.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Cello.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Harp.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Flute.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Oboe.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Clarinet.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Bassoon.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Saxophone.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Synthesizer.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Euphonium.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Brass and Percussion.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Strings.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: String Bass.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Guitar.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Contemporary Voice.
      Course Outcomes



  4. Complete four hours of the following:
  5. Present two recitals: Music 249 should be the culmination to Music 260R, and Music 349 should be taken concurrently with the second semester of Music 360R. A prerecital hearing is required at least three weeks before juried recitals. Contact the Harris Fine Arts Center Scheduling Office (D-359, south lobby of Pardoe Theatre) for further information.
  6. Complete at least one hour of Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles (see General Information) each semester for four semesters.
  7. Complete four hours of the following:
  8. Complete four semesters of the following:
  9. Complete the following upper-division music core courses:
  10. Complete the following:
  11. Complete five hours of music electives. Music 286 and 307 are recommended. See faculty advisor.


Recommended Courses

The following is a recommended jazz-related GE course:

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