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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies

Requirements: [58 credits]  

  • Three semesters of music theory [9 credits]
    MUSC 151, 152, 153

  • Two semesters of musicianship laboratory [2 credits]
    APMS 109, 110

  • Music Courses:
    MUSC 230: Introduction to Computer Applications in Music [3]
    MUSC 241: American Music [3]
    MUSC 242: World Musics [3]
    MUSC 334: History of Jazz [3]
    MUSC 490: Introduction to New Orleans Jazz [3]
  • 27 specialty credits approved by the student's private teacher and the department chair:
    APMS 217-06: Jazz Ensembles [4]
    APMS 221: Private Lessons [4]
    APMS 321: Intermediate Lessons [4]
    APMS 423: Advanced Lessons [6]
    APMS 350: Jazz Improvisation [6]
    APMS 351: Jazz Arrangements [3]
  • Music electives drawn from the following list:
    MUSC 142, 201, 202, APMS 495
There are co-requisites and pre-requisites for MUSC 241, and 242: consult the Undergraduate Catalog.



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