Close Request info for Music

Jazz Music Minor

Students electing to minor jazz music will meet the piano proficiency requirements and will enroll for piano class or private piano study until the requirements are passed. Minors must also pass the Vocal/Conducting Proficiency. Concert attendance is also required during semesters of applied music study.

Course Offerings

Theory: 9 Hours

MUS 101 Theory I 3
MUS 102 Theory II 3
MUS 304 Jazz Theory and Improvisation 3

Music History and Literature: 5 Hours

MUS 221 Music Literature 3
MUS 305 Jazz History and Literature 2

Applied Music: 6 Hours

Ensembles: 4 Hours

Class Piano: 2 Hours

MUS 309 Jazz Piano Voicings 1

Choose one course from this list:
MUS 145 Class Piano I 1
MUS 146 Class Piano II 1

Jazz Electives: 3 Hours

Choose courses totaling at least three hours from this list:
MUS 306 Twentieth Century Popular Music Styles and Analysis 2
MUS 307 Contemporary Vocal & Instrumental Composing/Arranging Techniques 2
MUS 308 Computers and Music 1

Total Hours: 29 Hours