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2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog

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


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Program Overview

A performance major 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 Contact
Wycliffe Gordon
706-737-1453
music@augusta.edu
Program Accreditation

The music unit is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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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