BFA Specialization in Jazz Studies

Program Requirements

Specialization in Jazz Studies (66 credits)

6

credits:

JAZZ 200 The Language of Jazz (3.00)

or, if exempt, Department of Music electives

9

credits:

JAZZ 209 Jazz Aural Perception I (3.00)
JAZZ 210 Jazz Aural Perception II (3.00)
JAZZ 311 Jazz Aural Perception III (3.00)

9

credits:

JAZZ 252 Jazz Harmony I (3.00)
JAZZ 351 Jazz Harmony II (3.00)
JAZZ 352 Jazz Analysis (3.00)

6

credits chosen from:

JPER 223 Big Band I (3.00)
JPER 224 Eclectic Ensemble I (3.00)
JPER 225 Jazz Choir I (3.00)
JPER 323 Big Band II (3.00)
JPER 324 Eclectic Ensemble II (3.00)
JPER 325 Jazz Choir II (3.00)

3

credits chosen from one of the following courses:

JPER 225 Jazz Choir I (3.00)
MPER 233 University Choir I (3.00)
MPER 234 Chamber Choir I (3.00)

6

credits:

JPER 251 Jazz Private Study I (3.00)
JPER 252 Jazz Private Study II (3.00)

3

credits:

JAZZ 400 Jazz Studies Capstone Seminar and Project (3.00)

6

credits:

JHIS 314 Jazz History (3.00)

3credits of JHIS electives
12credits chosen from JAZZ, JHIS, and JPER courses
6credits of electives chosen from courses offered by the Department of Music, in consultation with a Music advisor

Notes

  • Students are responsible for fulfilling their particular degree requirements; hence, the sequences above must be read in conjunction with Section 81.20 Degree Requirements.

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