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Music Performance - Percussion, Saxophone, String Bass, Trumpet, Guitar, and Keyboard (Jazz Studies)

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Music Performance - Percussion, Saxophone, String Bass, Trumpet, Guitar, and Keyboard (Jazz Studies) (120 Credits)

This option with an emphasis in jazz is available to students whose major instruments are percussion, saxophone, string bass, trumpet, guitar, or keyboard.

Requirements include: junior and senior qualifying exams; piano proficiency exam; achieve a cumulative 2.5 GPA and a grade of C or better in all music classes; junior and senior recitals.

Only 9 credits of MUS courses can be used to fulfill UCORE requirements.
First Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
Arts [ARTS] (Non-MUS) 3
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
MUS 25123
MUS 25221
MUS Ensemble 428-431, 433-441, or 44431
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
MUS 1641
MUS 18140-1
MUS 25353
MUS 25451
MUS Ensemble 428-431, 433-441, or 444 31
Quantitative Reasoning [QUAN]3
Second Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
Communication [COMM] or Written Communication [WRTG]3
MUS 18240-1
MUS 2572,62
MUS 35123
MUS 35221
MUS Ensemble 428-431, 433-441, or 444 31
Social Sciences [SSCI]3
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
MUS 28140-1
MUS 35353
MUS 35451
MUS 359 [HUM] [M]53
MUS Ensemble 428-431, 433-441, or 444 31
Non-MUS Electives73
Complete Writing Portfolio
Pass Piano Proficiency
Third Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS 14
Biological Sciences [BSCI] with lab or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]84
Jazz Ensemble - MUS 438, 439, or 44031
MUS 25822
MUS 360 [HUM] [M]23
MUS 4572,62
Junior Qualifying Exam
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS14
Jazz Ensemble - MUS 438, 439, or 440 31
MUS 3192
MUS 4585,62
MUS 461 [CAPS]53
Physical Sciences [PSCI] with lab or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]84
Junior Recital
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
Applied MUS14
Diversity [DIVR] (Non-MUS) 3
Jazz Ensemble - MUS 438, 439, or 440 31
MUS 3623
MUS 482 21
Foreign Language, if needed0-4
Senior Qualifying Exam
Second TermCredits
Applied MUS14
Jazz Ensemble - MUS 438, 439, or 440 31
MUS 4831
MUS Electives4
Foreign Language, if needed, or Non-MUS Electives73-4
Senior Full Recital

Footnotes
1Applied MUS courses (32 credits required with a minimum of 4 credits at the 400-level): MUS 202, 205, 209, 213, 218, 220, 302, 305, 309, 313, 318, 320, 402, 405, 409, 413, 418, and 420.
2Fall only.
3Music Ensembles: a minimum of one credit per semester.
4Class piano credits not required in degree.
5Spring only.
6Course taught alternate years.
7Students must complete a minimum of 6 credits of electives outside of MUS and UCORE requirements. Please consult with advisor for elective selection.
8To meet University and College of Arts and Sciences requirements, students must take a [BSCI] course with lab and [PSCI] course with lab or SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and SCIENCE 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 [SCI] is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 102 [SCI] is offered Spring semester.

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