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2017-2018 General Catalog
University of Utah
  Feb 19, 2018
2017-2018 General Catalog

Music, B.Mus. - Jazz Composition Emphasis

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Major Requirements for Music - B.Mus

The School of Music is a member of, and accredited by, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

School of Music
Academic Advisor: Mary Ann Dresher
Advising Office: DGH 434

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Honors Advisor: James Gardner

Minimum Degree Hours: 122-140
Minimum Major Hours: 51-129

Admission Requirements

Auditions are required for this major. Students must be admitted to the University of Utah before they can be accepted into the major. Faculty will assign students to specific emphases, based on certain criteria.

Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of “C” or better is required for all music courses.

Honors in Music

Students seeking an HBA or HBMus in Music must complete:

Major Requirements for Music - Jazz Music Core

Major Requirements for Music - Jazz Composition

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan

Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 16.5

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 15.5

Second Year

Third Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester

  • MUSC 4570 - Jazz Theory 2 Credit(s)
  • Private Lessons MUSC 394X 1 Credit
  • Large Ensemble MUSC 44XX 1 Credit
  • General Education - (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (SF or AS) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (DV) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year

Total Hours: 17

Total Hours: 13