Minors & Concentrations

Jazz Studies Concentration The Concentration in Jazz Studies is designed for students to pursue jazz through performance, historical context, and theoretical background. Developing skills in instrumental or vocal performance as well as the knowledge base for understanding this important musical medium is reflected in the required course work. Course work and ensemble participation beyond the minimum requirements is possible and encouraged. The concentration in Jazz Studies is available to all music majors as a concentration within their major (Performance, Music Education, Music Therapy, Sound Recording Technology, or B.A. Music). It should be noted that the concentration in Jazz Studies is in addition to, and does not supercede nor replace, requirements for the students declared major. Also, Music Education majors wishing to complete a concentration in Jazz Studies will do so in addition to their concentration in either Vocal/General or Instrumental music education.
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Community Music Concentration is available to any Music major in addition to the student's primary curriculum.
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The Music Minor allows students who are not majoring in music to participate in a sequence of music courses. An audition is not required. The music minor includes coursework in music theory and history, four semesters of applied music, participation in music ensembles, and a minimum of two upper-level courses in music theory or history.
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Jazz Minor for non-Music majors.
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A Music Concentration for Bachelor of Science Degree in Childhood Education is available to Elementary Education majors. In addition to the education courses, students take one year of music theory, four music courses, one year of conducting and observations with a classroom teacher, and additional hours in piano, guitar, and/or social instruments.
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Music Industry is a concentration under the Business Administration Program in the School of Business.
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