Master of music degree program in global and contemporary jazz studies

Program Heads

Please contact the department for information on academic advisers and office hours.

 

Admission Requirements

No admission requirement information available for this program at this time.

 

As of Fall 2017 this program has not yet received New York State Education Department approval and is therefore not offered. NYSED approval is anticipated for Spring 2018.

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Matriculation requirements:
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Applicants for this MM program must have completed a BA in Music from an accredited institution, or a non-music Bachelor's degree with comparable musical experience. Applicants must pass an audition at the time of application, demonstrating proficiency on their instrument/voice and familiarity with jazz idioms. General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission" of the Graduate Bulletin.

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Degree requirements (35 credits)
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a) All of the following (9 credits): MUSC 7791X, MUSC 7792X, MUSC 7793X
b) At least 5 credits from the following courses: MUSC 7780X, MUSC 7781X
c) At least 6 credits from the following courses: MUSC U7540X, MUSC 7545X, MUSC 7380X, MUSC 7546X, MUSC 7855X
d) At least 6 credits from the following courses: MUSC 7860X, MUSC 7861X, MUSC 7851X, MUSC 7651X
e) At least 3 credits from the following courses: MUSC 7190X, MUSC 7441X
f) At least 3 additional graduate-level credits of electives approved by the program Director.

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Additional requirements for a MM degree
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All students in this program must meet with faculty for a formal progress evaluation. This will occur for full-time students near the end of their second semester in the program.

All candidates for this degree must complete a 3-credit capstone project, MUSC U7950G Master's Recital or MUSC U7930X Thesis Research.