A 12 credit hour minor is available for students enrolled in the Frost School of Music whose primary instrument is jazz.  Students may enroll in the MSJ minor or Performer's Certificate in Jazz Studies (by audition only). Students may not earn both credentials.  

Permission of the studio teacher is required.

Curriculum Requirements

The following courses must be taken to fulfill the requirement of this minor:

MSJ 113Analysis and Evolution of Jazz Styles I3
MSJ 124Introduction to Jazz Improvisation3
MSJ 371Jazz Improvisation I3
MSJ 519Advanced Modern Arranging I3
Total Credit Hours12