Nov 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Jazz Studies, B.A.

Offered by Music .

Music Shared Core for all B.A. Degrees

As a music major, a student concentrates in one of five majors: performance, composition, jazz studies, music technology, or music education. These majors range from 88 to 115 credits. A grade of “C” or better in any course counts toward the major, except where otherwise specified.

All music majors take the following courses:


Students planning graduate work are strongly recommended to complete the study of a language pertinent to their area of research through the 202 level.

Jazz Studies Major (66 credits)

Additional Music Requirements (26 credits)

Ensemble (16 credits)

Eight different semesters of jazz ensemble participations (16 total credits), selected from the following:


Note: The Jazz Studies B.A. is available only for instrumentalists, not for vocalists.