DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
CHANGES TO THE JAZZ COMPOSITION MAJOR IN THE COLLEGE
OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE
Interim Dean Douglas Dempster of the College of Fine Arts has filed with the
secretary of the Faculty Council the following changes to the jazz composition
major major in the College of Fine Arts chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog,
secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application
and primary interest to a single college or school.
The proposal has been reviewed by the Office of the Executive Vice
President and Provost. The authority to grant final approval on behalf
of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council. The Office
of the Registrar and the Office of the Executive Vice President and
Provost will determine the final wording for the Undergraduate
after the proposal has been approved by the Faculty Council.
If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by
the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been
approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed
period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at
its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a
member of the Faculty Council.
To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General
Faculty by noon on March 23, 2007.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council
This legislation was posted on the Faculty
Council Web site
on March 14, 2007. Paper copies are available on
request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.
Proposed changes to Degree Programs in the Undergraduate
Explain change(s) to degree program:
Change the Jazz Composition Major by removing Introduction to Electronic Media
(329E) from required courses and adding Introduction to Recording Techniques
Indicate pages and chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog where
changes will be made.
p. 226, College of Fine Arts
Detailed Rationale for change(s):
The faculty feels that the recording technology course is more appropriate to
the educational objectives of jazz studies majors. At the time the jazz studies
degree was created, the 316M course was not developed.
Scope of the proposed change(s):
Does this proposal impact other colleges/schools? (Please answer yes or no.)
If yes, then how?
Has the other college(s)/school(s) affected agreed to the proposed changed?
(Please answer yes or no.) N/A
Date of approval:
Will this proposal change the number of required hours for degree completion?
(Please answer yes or no) No
If yes, please explain.
College/School Approval Dates:
Departmental level approval date: April 24, 2006
College/School level approval date: November 16, 2006
Dean approval date: November 16, 2006
JAZZ COMPOSITION MAJOR
This program is offered in the following instruments: double bass, drum set,
guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and vibraphone.
|| Basic education requirements: At least thirty-nine semester
hours as described on page 220-221.
|| Piano Principals: Eighteen semester hours, consisting
of three semesters of major instrument course 210,
two semesters of major instrument course 212J and approval
of the faculty, one semester of major instrument course
462J, and Music 420J.
|| Principals in other instruments: Eighteen semester
hours, consisting of two semesters of major instrument
course 210, two semester hours of major instrument
course 212J and approval of the faculty, one semester
of major instrument course 462J, Music 420J, and Music
210J and approval of the faculty.
Each student must also complete a recital of compositions and/or arrangements.
This recital is given in the senior year and must be approved by the jazz faculty.
||Music literature, music theory, and composition: Fifty-one
or fifty-three semester hours consisting of Music 605, 411,
612, 313N, 214C, 316M, 221J, 226J, 226K,
228G, 228J, 228L, 328M, three semesters of 228P, [
|329E,] 330L, and 343J; principals
in instruments other than piano must also complete Music 228K.
|| Music ensemble: Eight semester hours of music ensemble
courses as explained in "School of Music Special Requirements," page
Six or eight semester hours chosen from courses either within or outside the
School of Music.
Total requirements for the degree:
124 semester hours as outlined above, and ensemble as stated on page 217.