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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

CHANGES TO THE JAZZ PERFORMANCE MAJOR IN THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS CHAPTER OF THE
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2008-2010


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 performance major in the College of Fine Arts chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. The 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 Catalog 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.

Greninger signature

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.


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Proposed changes to Degree Programs in the Undergraduate Catalog

Explain change(s) to degree program:
For students majoring in jazz performance, the School of Music proposes to change the freshman requirement for students with drum set as their principal instrument from 8 semester hours of DRS 412 to 8 semester hours of PER 412.

Also, remove Introduction to Electronic Media (329E) from required courses and add Introduction to Recording Techniques (316M).

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 first two semesters of PER 412 will accurately reflects the nature of the first-year classical study and is original intention of the faculty.

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.) 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:
Approved by:

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


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Proposed Wording

JAZZ PERFORMANCE MAJOR

This program is offered in the following instruments: double bass, drum set, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and vibraphone.

1. This program is offered in the following instruments: double bass, drum set, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and vibraphone.
2. Music
A. Performance:
1. Piano Majors: Thirty-six semester hours, consisting of three semesters of major instrument course 412, two semesters of major instrument course 412J and approval of the faculty, two semesters of major instrument course 462J, Music 420J, and Music 460J.
2. Drum Set Majors: Thirty-six semester hours, consisting of two semesters of PER 412, two semesters of major instrument course 412J and approval of the faculty, two semesters of major instrument course 462J, Music 420J and 460J, and Music 210J and approval of faculty.
B. Music literature and music theory: Forty-three or forty-five semester hours, consisting of Music 605, 411, 612, 313N, 316M, 221J, 226J, 226K, 228G, 228J, 228L, 328M, three semesters of 228P, [329E,] 330L, and 343J; majors in instruments other than piano must also complete Music 228K.
C. Music ensemble: Eight semester hours of Music Ensemble courses as explained in "School of Music Special Requirements," page 217.
3. Four semester hours chosen from courses either within or outside the School of Music.

Total requirements for the degree: 121 semester hours as outlined above, and ensemble as stated on page 217.

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