SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education/Jazz is conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 158-161 credits (depending on concentration). This major requires a concentration; the available concentrations are Instrumental (options include Bassoon, Brass, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Harpsichord, Historical Keyboard Instruments, Oboe, Percussion, Saxophone, String, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, and Woodwind), Piano with a Band/Orchestra Emphasis, Piano with a Choral/General Emphasis, and Voice.

University Requirements

  • All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.
  • All students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for the major are MUED 2696, MUST 3196, and MUST 3696.

Program Requirements (Instrumental Concentration)

General Education courses32
Senior Project0
Music Theory
MUST 1134Harmony II: Jazz4
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 2114History of Jazz3
MUST 3196History of Pop3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Orchestration
MUST 3713Orchestration3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Jazz Arranging
MUST 4112Jazz Arranging I3
Jazz Improvisation
MUST 4113Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice I2
Music Technology Elective
Select one of the following:3
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
MIDI
Music Technology
Jazz Elective
Select any combination of the following six courses for a total of 3 credits:3
Topics in Music Theory
Seminar in Jazz Composition and Arranging
Jazz Style and Analysis
Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice II
Jazz Arranging II
Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging
Instrumental Pedagogy
Select any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 1502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 4501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 4502Instrumental Concentration2
Vocal Pedagogy
Select one of the following:2
School Choral Ensembles
Jazz Education - Vocal
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUST 1106Jazz Secondary Piano1
MUST 2105Jazz Secondary Piano1
MUST 2106Jazz Secondary Piano1
Jazz Education
MUED 2673Jazz Education - Instrumental2
Instrumental Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4324Conducting (Instrumental)2
Ensembles
MUSC 3510Marching Band1
Select one of the following:1
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Select any combination of the following four courses for a total of 3 credits:3
Collegiate Band
Marching Band
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Small Jazz Ensemble
Large Jazz Ensemble
Ensemble
Total Credit Hours160

Program Requirements (Piano Concentration with Band/Orchestra Emphasis) 

General Education courses32
Senior Project0
Music Theory
MUST 1134Harmony II: Jazz4
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 2114History of Jazz3
MUST 3196History of Pop3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Orchestration
MUST 3713Orchestration3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Jazz Arranging
MUST 4112Jazz Arranging I3
Jazz Improvisation
MUST 4113Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice I2
Music Technology Elective
Select one of the following:3
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
MIDI
Music Technology
Jazz Elective
Select any combination of the following six courses for a total of 3 credits:3
Topics in Music Theory
Seminar in Jazz Composition and Arranging
Jazz Style and Analysis
Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice II
Jazz Arranging II
Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging
Instrumental Pedagogy
Select any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Piano Concentration
MUSC 1401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 1402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 4401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 4402Piano Concentration2
Vocal Pedagogy
Select one of the following:2
School Choral Ensembles
Jazz Education - Vocal
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Band/Orchestra Piano
MUED 2673Jazz Education - Instrumental2
Choral Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4323Conducting (Choral)2
Ensembles
MUSC 3510Marching Band1
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 1429Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
Select one of the following:1
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Select any combination of the following four courses for a total of 3 credits:3
Collegiate Band
Marching Band
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Small Jazz Ensemble
Large Jazz Ensemble
Ensemble
Total Credit Hours158

Program Requirements (Piano Concentration with Choral/General Emphasis)

General Education courses32
Senior Project0
Music Theory
MUST 1134Harmony II: Jazz4
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 2114History of Jazz3
MUST 3196History of Pop3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Orchestration
MUST 3713Orchestration3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Jazz Arranging
MUST 4112Jazz Arranging I3
Jazz Improvisation
MUST 4113Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice I2
Music Technology Elective
Select one of the following:3
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
MIDI
Music Technology
Jazz Elective
Select any combination of the following six courses for a total of 3 credits:3
Topics in Music Theory
Seminar in Jazz Composition and Arranging
Jazz Style and Analysis
Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice II
Jazz Arranging II
Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging
Instrumental Pedagogy
Select any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Piano Concentration
MUSC 1401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 1402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 4401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 4402Piano Concentration2
Vocal Pedagogy
Select one of the following:2
School Choral Ensembles
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Choral/General Piano
MUED 2674Jazz Education - Vocal2
Choral Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4323Conducting (Choral)2
Ensembles
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 1429Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 5 credits:5
Choral Ensemble (Take four times for four total credits)
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Small Jazz Ensemble
Large Jazz Ensemble
Ensemble
Total Credit Hours158

Program Requirements (Voice Concentration)

General Education courses32
Senior Project0
Music Theory
MUST 1134Harmony II: Jazz4
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 2114History of Jazz3
MUST 3196History of Pop3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Counterpoint
MUST 4717Counterpoint3
Orchestration
MUST 3713Orchestration3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Jazz Arranging
MUST 4112Jazz Arranging I3
Jazz Improvisation
MUST 4113Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice I2
Music Technology Elective
Select one of the following:3
Computer Synthesis of Music
Sound Recording
Sound Editing
Composing Music for Films
MIDI
Music Technology
Jazz Elective
Select any combination of the following six courses for a total of 3 credits:3
Topics in Music Theory
Seminar in Jazz Composition and Arranging
Jazz Style and Analysis
Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice II
Jazz Arranging II
Seminar in Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging
Instrumental Pedagogy
Select any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Voice Concentration
MUSC 1201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 1202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 2201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 2202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 3201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 3202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 4201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 4202Voice Concentration2
Vocal Pedagogy
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
School Choral Ensembles
Jazz Education - Instrumental
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUST 1106Jazz Secondary Piano1
MUST 2105Jazz Secondary Piano1
MUST 2106Jazz Secondary Piano1
Jazz Education
MUED 2674Jazz Education - Vocal2
Choral Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4323Conducting (Choral)2
Diction
MUSC 1225English Diction1
Ensembles
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 5 credits:5
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Select any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Small Jazz Ensemble
Large Jazz Ensemble
Ensemble
Total Credit Hours161