Jazz Studies Undergraduate Certificate

Become a jazz connoisseur

Tune up your jazz knowledge and expertise. Enhance your musical skills through ensemble performance.

Why earn a certificate in jazz studies?

  • Perform jazz and study its impact. You'll take courses that include ensemble performance, improvisation and history.
  • This certificate program pairs well with a music or music education major. Or, highlight your music resume with a jazz skill set.

Admission requirements

Admission is met by auditioning and being selected to perform in the required jazz ensembles and completion of MUS 103.

Completion requirements

Students must take a minimum of 12 hours as designated and approved, and must have an GPA of 3.00 or better in the courses required to receive the certificate. Students must satisfy all prerequisites for any courses they take in the program, or they must obtain instructor approval to waive any prerequisites.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. MUS 174(2), 219(2), 220(2), 347(3), 372(1), 374(2)
  2. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.