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  • Music Performance Major - Option in Jazz and Studio Music
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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.M. Degree in Music Performance - Jazz and Studio Music Emphasis (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    MUS 107A Theory I (2)
    MUS 107B Aural Skills I (1)
    MUS 108A Theory II (2)
    MUS 108B Aural Skills II (1)
    MUS 207 Theory and Ear Training III (3)
    MUS 208 Theory and Ear Training IV (3)
    MUS 300 Conducting and Instrumentation (3)
    MUS 303 Western Traditions to 1750 (3)
    MUS 304 Western Traditions: 1750-1900 (3)
    MUS 305 Western Traditions Since 1900 (3)
    MUS 307 Theory and Ear Training V (3)
    MUS 316 World Music Survey (3)


    Requirements

    In addition to the courses listed, students must earn sixteen credits of performance study on the principal instrument, at least twelve of which must be at the 300 level or above; one credit of piano performance study or Class Piano III; eight credits of large instrumental ensemble; and four credits in small instrumental ensemble. Two credits of MUS 450 are required. A piano proficiency exam must be passed.

    MUS 151 Basic Commercial Keyboard (1)
    MUS 184 Introduction to Audio Production (3)
    MUS 215 History of Jazz (3)
    MUS 287 Jass Theory and Improvisation I (2)
    MUS 372 Jazz Arranging I (2)
    MUS 387 Jazz Theory and Improvisation II (2)
    MUS 391 Writing Seminar in Music (1)
    MUS 433 Jazz Pedagogy (2)
    MUS 450 Student Recital (1)
    MUS 472 Jazz Arranging II (2)
    MUS 487 Jazz Theory and Improvisation III (2)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must choose at least two credits from the list of courses.

    MUS 217 Pop/Rock Music for Non-Majors (3)
    MUS 240 American Music (3)
    MUS 281 Studio Production I (2)
    MUS 342 Seminar in Pop/Rock Literature and Repertoire (2)
    MUS 364 Survey of Film Music (3)