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Autumn 2017-2018

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The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies degree prepares students for careers as jazz professionals. Drawing upon the resources of the Chicago jazz scene, faculty members are highly celebrated performers, teachers, composers, and arrangers.  The program is comprised of applied jazz lessons, jazz ensembles and combos, jazz improvisation, jazz theory and history, arranging and composition, and pedagogy.​​​​​

Music Core Requirements​ 66 credits
Liberal Studies Requirements 52 credits
​Specialization Requirements 50 credits
Electives​ ​24 credits
TOTAL 192 hours