Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Music with a major in Performance and a concentration in Jazz Studies


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Program Overview

Performance prepares students for careers as instrumentalists in symphonic, jazz and popular styles; as singers in opera, theater, and popular music; and as solo recitalists, accompanists, private and college teachers, and church musicians.

https://www.augusta.edu/pamplin/music/futurestudents.php#BM_Performance

Program Coordinator
Wycliffe Gordon
706-737-1453
music@augusta.edu
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website. https://www.augusta.edu/admissions/

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Area F, Bachelor of Music Performance Common Curriculum, and Jazz Studies Performance Track Curriculum courses.

Core Areas A-E: 42 Hours


For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements  .

Lower Division Applied Lessons: 4 Hours


  • MUSA 1XX1 - Applied Lessons: Concentration
  • MUSA 1XX2 - Applied Lessons: Concentration
  • MUSA 2XX3 - Applied Jazz Lessons: Major
  • Audition for Jazz Studies Major Passed

Major Ensembles: 3 Hours


  • MUSI 36X0-Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0-Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0-Major Ensemble

Major Courses: 62 Hours


Bachelor of Music in Performance in Common Curriculum: 46 Hours


Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.

Applied Major Lessons: 10 Hours


At least 8 at upper divisional level.

  • MUSA 2XX4- Applied Jazz Lessons: Major*
  • MUSA 3XX3- Applied Jazz Lessons: Major*
  • MUSA 3XX4- Applied Jazz Lessons: Major*
  • MUSA 4XX3- Applied Jazz Lessons: Major*
  • MUSA 4XX4- Applied Jazz Lessons: Major*
  • Upper Division Exam Passed

*Jazz Studies Majors will take Applied Instruction in Jazz (i.e. Jazz Trumpet, Jazz Saxophone, etc. from this point.

Recital Experience: 0 Hours


Junior/ Senior Recital: 0 Hours


  • MUSA 3XX5- Junior Recital
  • MUSA 4XX5- Senior Recital

Studio Classes: 8 Hour Minimum


  • MUSA 2X05- Studio Class (8 semesters minimum)

Major Ensembles: 5 Hours


  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble
  • MUSI 36X0- Major Ensemble

Jazz Studies Performance Track Curriculum: 16 Hours


 Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours


Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours


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