Sep 27, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Jazz, B.M.

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Curriculum Requirements

The Department of Music offers a strong, diversified undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Music degree.  The Jazz Concentration provides academic, applied instrumental and vocal, and ensemble instruction focused on the development of knowledge and skills necessary in jazz instrumental and vocal performance. Targeted instruction is offered in jazz theory, jazz arranging, jazz improvisation, jazz composition and the history of jazz.

Instrumental or vocal audition required by Department of Music for degree program acceptance.

1. 124 Semester Hours:

Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:

Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:

5. Additional Requirements

Senior recital required with eighth semester of applied instruction (APPL 0XX1).

Program Notes:

Major Ensembles for Jazz Concentration include Jazz Ensemble (instrumentalists) and Vocal Jazz Ensemble (vocalists).

Four- Year Curriculum Plan

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

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