Curriculum - Jazz Studies

Jazz Studies Curriculum Undergraduate

 

Bachelor of Music (with sequence in Jazz)

Core Requirements

Music Core Courses

26 Credits

MPATC-UE 0006

Aural Comprehension I

1

MPATC-UE 0007

Aural Comprehension II

1

MPATC-UE 0008

Aural Comprehension III

1

MPATC-UE 0009

Aural Comprehension IV (a)

1

MPATC-UE 0035

Music Theory I

2

MPATC-UE 0036

Music Theory II

2

MPATC-UE 0037

Music Theory III

2

MPATC-UE 0038

Music Theory IV (a)

2

MPAPE-UE 0072

Keyboard Skills I

1

MPAPE-UE 0073

Keyboard Skills II

1

MPAPE-UE 0074

Keyboard Skills III

1

MPAPE-UE 0075

Keyboard Skills IV

1

MPATC-UE 0092

Collegium & Program Seminar  (b)

0

MPATC-UE 1067

Music History I: Medieval & Renaissance

2

MPATC-UE 1068

Music History II: Baroque & Classical

2

MPATC-UE 1077

Music History II: Nineteenth Century

2

MPATC-UE 1078

Music History IV: Music History IV: Twentieth Century

2

MPATC-UE 1092

Recital (c)

2

Liberal Arts Courses

40 Credits

Liberal Arts Electives

Major in Instrumental Music

 

Specialization Courses

55 Credits

MPAJZ-UE 1039

Jazz Theory & Ear Training I

2

MPAJZ-UE 1040

Jazz Theory & Ear Training II

2

MPATC-UE 1018

Applied Counterpoint

2

MPATC-UE 1020

Orchestration

2

MPAJZ-UE 1075

Jazz Improvisation I

3

MPAJZ-UE 1076

Jazz Improvisation II

3

MPATC-UE 1089

Jazz Ensemble (d)

8

MPAJZ-UE 1119

Jazz Arranging & Composition I

3

MPAJZ-UE 1120

Jazz Arranging & Composition II

3

MPAJZ-UE 1121

Reference & Research in Jazz

3

 

Applied Major

24

Restricted Music Electives by Advisement

9 Credits

(a) Passing score on Comprehensive Exam in Theory & Aural skills is required for completion.
(b) Required every semester
(c) Required one point every year
(d) Ensemble participation is required every semester. If taken for 0 credits, music elective courses must be taken to fulfill specialization credits.

Additional Requirements:

SAHS-UE 0001

New Student Seminar
AND
English Composition Competency Examination (taken upon completion of Writing Workshop II

0

TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED

130 CREDITS

 

Major in Composition

 

Specialization Courses

57 Credits

MPATC-UE 1021

Private Composition

24

MPATC-UE 1015

Form & Analysis

2

MPATC-UE 1018

Applied Counterpoint

2

MPATC-UE 1020

Orchestration: Strings

2

MPATC-UE 1025

Orchestration: Winds/Percussion

2

MPAJZ-UE 1039

Jazz Theory & Ear Training I

2

MPAJZ-UE 1040

Jazz Theory & Ear Training II

2

MPAJZ-UE 1075

Jazz Improvisation I

3

MPAJZ-UE 1076

Jazz Improvisation II

3

MPATC-UE 1089

Jazz Ensemble (c)

8

MPAJZ-UE 1119

Jazz Arranging & Composition I

3

MPAJZ-UE 1120

Jazz Arranging & Composition II

3

MPAJZ-UE 1121

Reference & Research in Jazz

3

Restricted Music Electives by Advisement

5 Credits

(a) Passing score on Comprehensive Exam in Theory & Aural skills is required for completion.
(b) Required every semester
(c) Required one point every year
(d) Ensemble participation is required every semester. If taken for 0 credits, music elective courses must be taken to fulfill specialization credits.

Additional Requirements:

SAHS-UE 0001

New Student Seminar
AND
English Composition Competency Examination (taken upon completion of Writing Workshop II

0

TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED

130 CREDITS