Minor in Jazz Studies

Wells School of Music

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

This program is designed primarily for students currently enrolled in a music degree program. Students in other degree programs will be admitted if qualified. Students must have the permission of both their major advisor and the chairperson of the Department of Instrumental Music. The Handbook for Students in Music - Undergraduate Division should be consulted for current requirements.

Required Courses
AES 151Jazz Ensemble I.5
AES 152Jazz Ensemble II0.5
AJZ 361Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation I3
AJZ 362Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation II3
AJZ 365Jazz Ensemble Techniques0.5
MHL 422History of Jazz3
MTC 361Jazz Harmony and Arranging I3
MTC 362Jazz Harmony and Arranging II3
Music Electives
AES 151Jazz Ensemble I.5
AES 152Jazz Ensemble II0.5
APC 193Drum Set Class.5
Total Minimum Credits Required18

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.