In addition to meeting general degree requirements, undergraduate jazz studies majors must complete the following conservatory requirements (101 credits), as outlined below by semester and year. Of the 101 credits, up to 8 credits of music history may be counted toward the liberal arts requirement (30 credits minimum) for the degree.

Freshman: 29 credits

Sophomore Year: 29 credits

Junior Year: 26 credits

Senior Year: 17 credits

  • Effective Fall 2021: MPE 1010/1020/2010/2020 Keyboard Studies I – IV were replaced by MPE 1015/1025/2015/2025 Jazz Keyboard Studies I –IV.
  • * Jazz Keyboard Studies (MPE1015, MPE1025, MPE2015, MPE2025) is not required for students who have a Jazz Piano Concentration.