Bachelor of Music Jazz Studies


Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies   

The Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz Studies is designed for students pursuing a professional career in music. It is a rigorous curriculum where study of improvisation, arranging, composition, and pedagogy facilitate a versatile skill set which allows students to embrace opportunities in a professional landscape that is always changing.

For a complete list of courses taken by students pursuing this degree, see the degree requirements and course descriptions linked below.

Upper division Credits
terms of jazz performance studies
terms of Large Jazz Ensemble

Undergraduates pursuing a BMus in Jazz Studies will take courses which focus in the following areas: 

Music Theory
Aural Skills
Keyboard Skills
Music in World Cultures
Music of the Americas
Regional Ethnomusicology
Survey of African Music
Music Instruments World 
Pop Mus African Diaspora
Jazz Theory 
Jazz Arranging
Jazz Repetoire

Sample Schedules

Sample schedules give undergraduates a look at study plans for the year specific to their degree path. 

Student Support

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