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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Jazz Studies, B.M.


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Curriculum Requirements


  1. Complete a minimum of 128 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.
  2. Complete the General Education Curriculum (GEC) Program. See “General Education Curriculum ” section in this catalog.

Other requirements:


  1. Enrollment in an applied music primary course every semester.
  2. JAZZ 2020  is required for six semesters of the degree program.
  3. Enrollment in workshops/recitals every semester.
  4. Enrollment in Jazz Ensemble every semester.

Note(s):


Students double majoring in the Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies and the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education teacher licensure programs (voice, instrumental or keyboard applied major instruments) are required to take a minimum of one semester of University Choir, Symphonic, or Marching Band.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Jazz Studies


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Semester Hours: 17

Semester Hours: 19

Junior Year


Semester Hours: 14

Semester Hours: 18/19

Senior Year


Fall Semester


Semester Hours: 12

Spring Semester


Semester Hours: 14

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 128


Key to symbols used:

* Denotes GEC classes;
+ denotes required courses for BM;
& denotes electives;
SI denotes speech intensive;
WI denotes writing intensive
** Strongly recommended. Completion of Piano Proficiency is required for graduation. Fourth semester assessment required before taking junior courses.
* Core curriculum courses – 39;
Music Required Courses – 86;
Electives – 4;
Non-departmental required courses – 0.

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