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Jazz Studies

College of Music Specialized Studies Programs represent special areas of concentration which students may pursue in conjunction with a music degree. Following are course requirements for each specialized studies program available in the College of Music. Inasmuch as many programs have special admission criteria, students must contact the Coordinator listed before beginning any specialized studies program. Additional information and applications are available in 204C HMU (644-4833).

Specialized Studies Program in Jazz Studies (17 hours) (Mr. Leon Anderson, Coordinator - 093 HMU 644-1048)
MUH 4801 (2) History of Jazz (1890 - 1950)
MUH 4802 (2)  History of Jazz (1950 - present)
MUE 4481 (1)  Jazz Ensemble Techniques
MUT 3353 (3)  Jazz Theory/Arranging I (MUE 4481 and MUT 2117 are prerequisite)
MUT 3354 (3)  Jazz Theory/Arranging II
MUT 3641 (1)  Jazz Improvisation I
MUT 3642 (1)  Jazz Improvisation II
MUN 2710/4713 (1-1-1-1) Jazz Ensemble (4 hours required)


Contact Coordinator regarding specific admission requirements.


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