Suggested Sequence: Jazz Emphasis

Semester 1 – Freshman Year, Fall Semester

MU 100 3 credits Introduction to Music Literature
MU 108 3 credits Introduction to Music Theory (pending placement exam)
MU 106 1 credit Introduction to Music Technology
MUA 2×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons
MUX 389 1 credit Jazz Ensemble
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance


Semester 2 – Freshman Year, Spring Semester

MU 201 3 credits Music Theory I (must take with MU 203)
MU 203 1 credit Musicianship Skills I (must take with MU 201)
MUA 2×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons
MUX 389 1 credit Jazz Ensemble
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance


Semester 3 – Sophomore Year, Fall Semester

MU 202 3 credits Music Theory II (must take with MU 204)
MU 204 1 credit Musicianship Skills II (must take with MU 202)
MU 205 2 credits Jazz Theory (odd-numbered years)
MUA 2×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons
MU 308 2 credits Jazz Improvisation I (even-numbered years)
MUX 389 1 credit Jazz Ensemble
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance


Semester 4 – Sophomore Year, Spring Semester

MU 301 3 credits Music Theory III (must take with MU 303)
MU 303 1 credit Musicianship Skills III (must take with MU 301)
MU 316 3 credits History and Appreciation of Jazz (even-numbered years)
MU 317 2 credits Jazz Arranging (even-numbered years)
MU 309 2 credits Jazz Improvisation II (odd-numbered years)
MUA 2×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons
MUX 389 1 credit Jazz Ensemble
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance


Semester 5 – Junior Year, Fall Semester

MU 205 2 credits Jazz Theory (odd-numbered years)
MU 311 3 credits Music History I
MU 325 2 credits Conducting
MU 308 2 credits Jazz Improvisation I (even-numbered years)
MUA 4×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons (pending result of jury)
MUJ 2×1 1.5 credits Jazz Private Lessons
MUX 386 .5 credit Jazz Combo
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance


Semester 6 – Junior Year, Spring Semester

MU 312 3 credits Music History II
MU 316 3 credits History and Appreciation of Jazz (even-numbered years)
MU 317 2 credits Jazz Arranging (even-numbered years)
MU 309 2 credits Jazz Improvisation II (odd-numbered years)
MUA 4×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons
MUJ 2×1 1.5 credits Jazz Private Lessons
MUX 386 .5 credit Jazz Combo
MUA 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance


Semester 7 – Senior Year, Fall Semester

MUA 4×1 1.5 credits Private Lessons
MUJ 131 1 credit Jazz Piano
MUJ 2×1 1.5 credits Jazz Private Lessons
MUX 386 .5 credit Jazz Combo
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance

 

Semester 8 – Senior Year, Spring Semester

MUA 498 1.5 credits Senior Recital
MUJ 498 1.5 credits Senior Jazz Recital
MUJ 131 1 credit Jazz Piano
MUX 386 .5 credit Jazz Combo
MUX 39x 1 credit Ensemble
MU 199 0 credit Concert Attendance