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Curriculum Requirements

Instrumentalists

The CJC awards the Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies to instrumental students who satisfactorily complete 134 – 136 credits of study divided among: a) core music courses 89 (pianists) / 91 (non-pianists); b) elective courses (15 credits) and c) general studies courses (30 credits). Instrumentalists must pass juries annually.  (See Curriculum Requirements Template — Instrumentalists).

Vocalists

The CJC awards the Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies to vocal students who satisfactorily complete 136 credits of study divided among: a) core courses (91 credits); b) elective courses (15 credits) and c) general studies courses (30 credits). Vocalists must pass juries annually.  (See Curriculum Requirements Template — Vocalists).

 

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“I do not think I could have made it this far, both artistically and professionally, without the support and encouragement of the superb CJC faculty.”

— Andrea Claburn, CJC Graduate
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