CJC Degree Programs
Jazzschool Classes/ Workshops
Instrumentalists are required to take 44 (non-pianists) / 42 (pianists) credits of the following Core Music Courses: 12 credits of stylistically varying performance ensembles over four semesters including: Jazz Repertoire Ensemble (4 credits of PRF100-400 series); Latin American Ensemble (2 credits of PRF030 series); Brazilian Jazz ensemble (2 credits of 040 series); Indian Ensemble (2 credits of 050 series); and an ensemble of their choice (2 credits). (Note: Students may also use 4 Elective credits toward Performance.) Additional required Core courses include: Ear Training and Sight-Singing (12 credits); Keyboard Proficiency (2 credits); Jazz Theory and Improvisation (12 credits); Music Technology (2 credits); and Private Instruction (4 credits).