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Jazz Studies

These are the course and credit requirements for an Emphasis in Jazz Studies. View the Jazz Studies Emphasis on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

Music Major (Bachelor of Arts)
  • All students seeking the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music must complete a liberal arts requirement consisting of a minimum of 66 credits in addition to credits earned in Music courses. These 66 credits may include credits earned to fulfill requirements in another major or minor and general education.
Supporting Courses30-31
Keyboard Requirement:
MUS APP 11
& MUS APP 21
Keyboard Musicianship I
and Keyboard Musicianship II
or MUS APP 13
Advanced Keyboard Musicianship
MUS ENS 142
Jazz Combo
MUSIC 102
Concert Attendance (6 semesters required)
MUSIC 103
Music Technology Tools
MUSIC 115
Ear Training and Sight Singing I
MUSIC 116
Ear Training and Sight Singing II
MUSIC 151
Music Theory I
MUSIC 152
Music Theory II
MUSIC 220
Introduction to Jazz Theory and Improvisation
MUSIC 242
Jazz and Pop Literature
MUSIC 253
Music Theory III
MUSIC 254
Music Theory IV
First Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 101
Keyboard Lessons 1
MUS APP 105
Voice Lessons 1
MUS APP 127
Instrumental Lessons 1
Second Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 102
Keyboard Lessons 2
MUS APP 106
Voice Lessons 2
MUS APP 128
Instrumental Lessons 2
Third Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 201
Keyboard Lessons 3
MUS APP 205
Voice Lessons 3
MUS APP 227
Instrumental Lessons 3
Fourth Semester Applied (1 credit):
MUS APP 202
Keyboard Lessons 4
MUS APP 206
Voice Lessons 4
MUS APP 228
Instrumental Lessons 4
Major Ensemble Requirement (complete 4 credits):
MUS ENS 241
Bands and Orchestra
MUS ENS 261
University Singers
MUS ENS 262
Concert Choir
Jazz Ensemble (1 credit):
MUS ENS 143
Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 165
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Upper-Level Courses25
MUSIC 311
Jazz Improvisation
MUSIC 354
Music History II
MUSIC 363
Jazz History
MUSIC 417
Jazz Arranging
MUSIC 453
Materials and Design
MUSIC 480
Capstone Project
Major Ensemble (complete 2 credits):
MUS ENS 441
Bands and Orchestra
MUS ENS 461
University Singers
MUS ENS 462
Concert Choir
Jazz Ensemble (2 credits):
MUS ENS 343
Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 365
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Music Electives (5 credits):
MUSIC 301
Music Technology Systems
MUSIC 311
Jazz Improvisation
MUSIC 362
World Music
MUSIC 364
Musical Theatre History
MUSIC 411
Advanced Composition
MUSIC 417
Jazz Arranging
MUS APP 301
Keyboard Lessons 5
MUS APP 302
Keyboard Lessons 6
MUS APP 305
Voice Lessons 5
MUS APP 306
Voice Lessons 6
MUS APP 327
Instrumental Lessons 5
MUS APP 328
Instrumental Lessons 6
MUS ENS 342
Jazz Combo
MUS ENS 343
Jazz Ensemble
MUS ENS 365
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Total Credits55-56