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M.M. Music - Jazz Performance Concentration Degree Plan

Texas State University School of Music

Master of Music
Concentration in Jazz Performance
Degree Plan

 

Theory and History Proficiency Exams


NOTE: Students who do not achieve 70% on the music theory placement test will be required to take MU 5357 — Graduate Music Theory and Musicianship, and students who do not achieve 70% on the music history placement test will be required to take MU 5330A – History and Analysis of Music, in addition to the degree requirements listed below.


Other Studies [Core] (12 credits):

  •  MU 5334 – Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music – 3 credits
  • 2 Music Literature courses (choose from MU 5310, MU 5314, MU 5315, MU 5320, MU 5340, MU 5360, MU 5375) or MU 5341 – Jazz History – 6 credits
  • MU 5350 – Musical Styles – 3 credits

 

Major Field (24 credits):

  • Applied Lessons – 8 credits
  • MU 5101 – Graduate Recital – 1 credit
  • MUSE 5160, MUSE 5161, or MUSE 5162 – Large Ensemble – 4 credits 
  • MU 5342 – Jazz Pedagogy – 3 credits
  • MU 5344 – Jazz Arranging – 3 credits
  • MU 5343 – Jazz Improvisation – 3 credits
  • MUSP 5130 – Applied Keyboard (Jazz Piano) – 1 credit
  • MUSE 5127 – Jazz Combo – 1 cerdit

 

Recital
1-Hour Oral Exam
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36 credits total



Contact:     Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Music • 601 University Drive • San Marcos •
    TX 78666 • http://www.music.txstate.edu/prospectivestudents/graduate.html