6.4 Major in Composition with a Minor in Jazz Studies

To be considered for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Music with a Major in Composition and a Minor in Jazz Studies, a student shall comply with the School's regulations, and successfully complete a minimum of 124 credit hours, including 55 credit hours in the Core Program. The remaining 69 credit hours will be chosen as follows:

  1. Music 340A/B, 440A/B;

  2. Three credit hours of Music 3140 and 3 credit hours of Music 4140;

  3. Music 3104, 3112, 4112 and one of 3106 and 3108;

  4. Music 3517 or 3518, whichever course was not taken to fulfill the Core Program requirements;

  5. Five credit hours from Music 2615, 265A/B, 3611-3613, and 3514, with a maximum of 2 credit hours from 3514;

  6. Music 3109, 3110, 3711, and one of 3018 and 3019;

  7. Six credit hours from Music 3015, 3300, 3704, 4505, 4601-4603, and 4703;

  8. Seven additional credit hours chosen from Music courses beyond the 1000 level including:

    1. A maximum of 2 credit hours from Music 2611-2614, 2619, 2620, and 263A/B, in addition to those listed under the Core Program;

    2. A maximum of 5 credit hours from Music 2615, 2616, 2617, 265A/B, 3500, the former 3510, 3511-3518, and 3611-3613 in addition to those listed under the Core Program;

    3. Students interested in this Major are strongly encouraged to take Music 3100 in their second year; and

  9. Twelve credit hours chosen from disciplines other than Music and Music Education, including at least 6 credit hours from courses in English, designated Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) courses, and/or former Research/Writing (R/W) courses.

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