Fine and Performing Arts

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies


Music Degree Options: Music Education | Classical Performance | Jazz Studies

Minimum hours needed to obtain a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies: 124.

General education requirements (32-34 hours):

  • ENG 1100 (or 1101), 1102;
  • MTH 1750;

  • HIS 1110, 1121 or 1122;

  • FYS 1101;

  • HPR 1000;

  • 1 semester credit from HPR 1101-1121;

  • 3 semester hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences; and

  • 3 semester credits from Natural and Physical Sciences (must include a lab), and

  • 3 Humanities Elective credit hours;

Required music courses:

  • MUS 1101, 1102, 1151, 1152, 2201, 2202, 2233, 2236, 2271, 2272, 3311, 3312, 3381, 3382, 3386, 3391, 3392, 4341, 4342, 4490, 4495;
  • 16 semester hours in principal applied; and
  • 12 semester hours in jazz ensembles.

A grade of “C” or better is required.
NOTE: A grade of “B” or better is required in Principal Applied courses.

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James Smith, Chairperson  
Paul Robeson Cultural & Performing Arts Center - Room 218
Phone: (937) 376-6403
smith@centralstate.edu