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Bachelor of Arts with a Specialization in Instrumental Jazz Studies

 Bachelor of Arts with a Specialization in Instrumental Jazz Studies

Curriculum C-5

 1st Year                                                                                                Autumn Spring 
MUSI 108A -114A, +162A Ensembles                            1 1
MUSI 105-106 Music Theory I, II 2 2
MUSI 135-136A Keyboard Skills I, II 1 1
MUSI 130L History of Jazz 3 -
MUSI 140-141 Aural Perception I, II 2 2
MUSI 195 Applied Study I 1 1
Electives and General Education   4 3
Total   14 13

 

 2nd Year                                                                                          Autumn  Spring 
MUSI 108A - 114A, + 162A Ensembles                 1 1
MUSI 205-206 Music Theory III, IV 2 2
MUSI 296 Upper-Division Required Performance - 0
MUSI 240-241 Aural Perception III, IV 2 2
MUSI 301-302H Music History I, II 3 3
LS 151L and 152L Intro to Humanities 4 4
MUSI 295 Applied Study II 1 1
Electives and General Education   3 3
Total   16 16

 

 3rd Year                                                                                            Autumn  Spring
MUSI 308-314, 362 Ensembles 1 -
MUSI 329-330 Jazz Theory & Improv I, II 2 2
MUSI 395 Applied Study III 1 -
MUSI 422 Jazz Pedagogy - 3
MCLL (Modern and Classical Languages and Liteature) Foreign Languages 5 5
Electives and General Education   6 5
Total   15 15

 

 

4th Year                                                                                                Autumn  Spring 
MUSI 388 Concert Attendance - -
MUSI 420 Jazz Arrangements - 3
MUSI 499 Senior Research Project - -
Upper Division Music Electives   3 -
Electives and General Education   11 11
Total   14 14

General Education Additional Requirements:

  • Group I: English Writing Skills - WRIT 101
  • Group II: Mathmatics - M course 100 or above
  • Group IIIb: Exemption from Modern and Classical Language Requirement - Symbolic Systems MUSI 105, 106, 140, 141.
  • Group IV: Expressive Arts - Courses (min. 3 credits) Ensembles and Sec. Lessons taken each semester satisfies this requirment.
  • Group V: Literary and Artistic Studies - L Courses (min 3 credits) MUSI 202L taken in 1st year satisfies this requirment.
  • Group VI and Group IX: Historical and Cultural Studies and American and European Perspectives - H/Y Courses (min. 3 credits) MUSI 301 and MUSI 302.
  • Group VII: Social Science (min. 3 credit).
  • Group VIII: Ethical and Human Values (min 3 credits).
  • Group X: Indigenous and Global Perspectives (min. 3 credits).
  • Group XI: Natural Science (for this perspective, 6 credits required and at least one course MUST include a lab experience).

Additional Music Department Requirements Include:

  • Lower - Division Writing Expectation MUSI 302
  • Upper - Division Writing Expectation (MUSI 415,416,417)
  • Upper - Division Writing Assessment

***51 Credits of non-Music major courses (36 credits MUST be in the College of Visual & Performing Arts
***51 Credits in Music
MUST
 have two semesters in a foreign language.
100 Recital Credits - Must total 100 upon completion (MUSI 388)
Upper Divisional Recital Program (MUSI 296)