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    Jul 13, 2024  
2015 - 2016 Catalog of Courses 
    
2015 - 2016 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Major - Jazz Studies Option


This option will be discontinued effective Fall 2016. No students will be allowed to declare this option.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC - JAZZ STUDIES OPTION:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 39


See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

Communication CO1/CO2 Any one approved CO1a course and any one approved 
        or CO2a course  (Credits: 7 - 10)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2a course and any one approved 
    CO3a course  (Credits: 7 - 8)
     
Mathematics MA1 Any one approved MA1 course (Credits: 3 - 4)
     
Arts & Humanities AHb Any two approved AH courses  (Credits: 8)
     
History HIb Any one approved HI course  (Credits: 4)
     
Social & Behavioral Sciences SSb Any one approved SS course  (Credits: 4)
     
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 Any one approved SC1 course  (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 Any one approved SC1 or SC2 course  (Credits: 3 - 4)
     
Physical Well-Being PE/ES Any one PE course or ES 100   (Credits: 1)

Major Requirements: Credits: 78


Specific Departmental Requirements:


  • Major Ensemble  Credits: 8
  • Applied Music  Credits: 8
  • Piano Proficiency Requirements  Credits: 4 e
  • Music Literature/Concert Attendance  Credits: 0

Private Instruction:


4 semesters (minimum 1 credit each semester) in addition to 8 credits of Applied Music listed below:


Large Ensemble - Big Band (8 semesters):


Small Ensemble - Combo (4 semesters):


Additional Requirements:


Students must present a half combo recital of at least 30 minutes in length during the junior year and a full combo recital at least one hour in length during the senior year. All performed pieces must be composed by the student in fulfillment of the degree.

Free Electives - Credits: Variable


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


a Check course description for minimum grade in prerequisite course(s) required to enroll in this course.

b A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

e Students who demonstrate piano proficiency are not required to complete these courses.

Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 39 credits will have additional free electives.

Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.