Jazz Studies (Undergraduate Certificate)

Program of Study

The certificate program requires 12 hours of coursework, including:

MUSC 1221Jazz Theory and Improvisation I2
MUSC 1222Jazz Theory and Improvisation II2
MUSC 3230History of Jazz3
MUSE 2265Jazz and Class Guitar Methods1
Select one of the following options:4
Option A:
Jazz Band (two semesters)
Jazz Workshop (two semesters)
Option B:
Jazz Band (one semester)
Jazz Workshop (three semesters)
Total Credit Hours12

Learning Outcomes  

  • Students will develop the ability to play and improvise in various jazz styles. In addition, students will complete thorough study of jazz history, jazz theory, and jazz pedagogy techniques.