University Catalogue

Curriculum in Music
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Music
Jazz Studies Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUS 103 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 215 Fundamentals of Jazz Improvisation 1 hour
††MUS 111G Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 217 Computer Applications for Music Majors 2 hours
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
 3  hours
MathematicsG   3  hours
SE 101  Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2  hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUS 104 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 112 Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 152 Introduction to Music Literature                         2 hours
††MUS 314 Jazz Improvisation II 1 hour
MathematicsG   3 hours
ENGL 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
  Total: 16 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hours
††MUS 209 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 211G Music Theory 3 hours
PHYS 100G Acoustics for Musicians 3 hours
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature                   
3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUS 2104 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 212 Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 251 History and Appreciation of Jazz 3 hours
††MUS 357 Introduction to World Music                   2 hours
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUS 310 Instrumental Conducting I 2 hours
††MUS 355 Music History II 3 hours
††MUS 371 Form and Analysis 2 hours
††MUS 381 Counterpoint 2 hours
COMM 211G Introduction to Pubic Speaking                   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUS 458 Jazz Pedagogy                  2 hours
††MUS 354 Music History I 3 hours
††MUS 372 Form and Analysis 2 hours
††MUS 382 Counterpoint 2 hours
††MUS 345 Jazz Theory/Composition 2 hours
††MUSA 350 Junior Recital 0  hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  3 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUS 309 Basic Jazz Piano 1 hour
††MUS 433 Jazz Arranging I 1 hour
GBIO 106G Introduction to Biological Principles I                                     3 hours
Social Science
Elective1,G
  3 hours
  Total: 12 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  3 hours
††Music
Ensemble3
  1 hour
††MUSA 450 Senior Recital 0 hours
††MUS 434 Jazz Arranging II 1 hour
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II                3 hours
Social Science
Elective1,G
  3 hours
Humanities
Elective2
  3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses

††Major courses requiring a grade of “C” or better.

1To be selected from Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology. 

2To be selected from 200-level or higher Foreign Language, Mythology, Philosophy, History, Speech Communication, or Literature course work.

3Ensemble assignments are dictated by the needs of the department and will be assigned from: Music Theatre Performance 105/405, Orchestra 121/421, Jazz Ensemble 123/423, Wind Symphony 125/425, Athletic Bands 127/427, Symphonic Band 143/443, Chamber Ensemble 145/445, or Contemporary Music Ensemble 154/454.

4Piano proficiency must be demonstrated as a graduation requirement. Student must enroll in Piano each semester until the Piano Proficiency Exam is passed (See Piano Proficiency Handbook posted on the department website.)