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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
    
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

Jazz Studies: Vocal Performance - Bachelor of Music


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Program Total Credits: 126

The Vocal Jazz Studies program in the School of Music is a unique curriculum that provides strong training in traditional vocal technique and combines skills and knowledge in a range of vocal styles and literature including jazz/contemporary and classical and musical theater. Students receive private instruction in voice and take a core of courses in jazz ear training, jazz theory, jazz history, styles and diction, theory, basic piano, jazz piano, advanced piano, music technology, and careers in music. Additionally, Vocal majors select classes and ensembles that most accurately reflect performance and study interests, including jazz vocal ensembles, chorus and chamber singers, vocal workshops, and an ongoing series of master classes.

Freshman Year Credits: 32


Fall Credits: 16


Spring Credits: 16


Sophomore Year Credits: 32


Fall Credits: 16


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Spring Credits: 16


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Junior Year Credits: 33


Fall Credits: 18


  • MUPF 8XX - Ensemble Credits: 1 cr
  • Electives Credits: 3 cr
  • Liberal Arts Credits: 6 cr

Spring Credits: 15


  • MUPF 8XX - Ensemble Credits: 1 cr
  • Electives Credits: 3 cr
  • Liberal Arts Credits: 6 cr

Senior Year Credits: 29


Senior Recital may be completed in either term.

Fall Credits: 16


  • MUPF 8XX - Ensemble Credits: 1 cr
  • Electives Credits: 3 cr
  • Liberal Arts Credits: 3 cr

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All undergraduate Music students must take either Business of Music (MUSC 481) or Careers in Music (MUSC 481). Students who take both may apply one toward elective credits. This requirement may be completed in either semester.

Spring Credits: 13


  • Liberal Arts Credits: 6 cr

Liberal Arts Distribution


Note all Liberal Arts courses are 3.0 credits.

  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 15 cr

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