Jazz Jazz Studies Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to study and master the performance and composition of Jazz. Includes instruction in the history of Jazz and related musical styles such as the Blues, Jazz composition and theory, improvisation, Jazz instrument and ensemble performance, and related topics.

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Jazz Jazz Studies Major

What Courses Do Jazz Jazz Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Jazz Jazz Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Composition
  • History
  • Music Theory
  • Theory

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