Aug 17, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Jazz Studies (instrumental, arranging or vocal emphasis), BM

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UNT’s jazz studies program is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most respected. As a Bachelor of Music student, you have opportunities to build a strong reputation by composing for or performing in numerous prestigious ensembles, such as the Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band.

Click here to view the general “Bachelor of Music ” requirements within the “College of Music ” section.

Degree requirements

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 129 hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Music  requirements.

Major requirements

The major requires the following 43 hours, plus music laboratory and special requirements according to the student’s emphasis (see below).

Music laboratory, each long term/semester, minimum of 8 hours from

(a maximum of 2 hours of non-jazz lab band or choir may be substituted)

Other required courses


None required.


Arranging emphasis: 4 hours (3 hours of electives or core courses must be advanced).

Instrumental emphasis: 8 hours (6 hours of electives or core courses must be advanced.)

Vocal emphasis: 4 hours.

Other requirements

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