Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    Jun 20, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Jazz/Commercial Music, Music Performance Concentration, Mus.B.


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Jazz/Commercial Music Program
Music Performance Concentration
Bachelor of Music (Mus.B.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 1004.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 90153

Overview

The Performance Concentration is designed for students planning to pursue careers as professional performers. It provides a common core of technical studies and a foundation of specialized courses such as harmony, improvisation, MIDI, ensemble performance, popular music labs, jazz labs, and private instruction.

Music Performance Concentration

AUD 303 - MIDI Applications; Credits: 3  or BUS 275 - Social Media Concepts and Practice; Credits: 3  
JRJR __ - Junior Jury; Credits: 0  
MUS 261 - Computer Music Notation; Credits: 3  
MUS 304 - Popular Music Lab 1; Credits: 1  
MUS 305 - Jazz Lab 1; Credits: 1  
MUS 404 - Popular Music Lab 2; Credits: 1  
MUS 405 - Jazz Lab 2; Credits: 1  
MUS 315 - Commercial Arranging; Credits: 2  
MUS 318 - Improvisation 1; Credits: 2  
MUS 319 - Improvisation 2; Credits: 2  
MUS 393 - Instrumental Conducting; Credits: 2  
MUS 394 - Choral Conducting; Credits: 2  
MUS 451 - Keyboard Harmony; Credits: 2  
MUS ___ - Music Composition Elective; Credits: 2  
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
AML 141   Applied Music Lesson 1   2  
ENG 101   English Composition 1   3  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (1)   1  
MUH ___   Music History Elective 100-200 Level (1)   3  
MUS 111   Harmony 1   3  
MUS 121   Sight Singing 1   1  
MUS 123   Ear Training 1   1  
MUS 185   Keyboard Skills 1   1  
  Total 15
 
Semester 2
 
AML 142   Applied Music Lesson 2   2  
ENG 102   English Composition 2   3  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (2)   1  
FRJR __   Freshman Jury   0  
MUS 112   Harmony 2   3  
MUS 122   Sight Singing 2   1  
MUS 124   Ear Training 2   1  
MUS 186   Keyboard Skills 2   1  
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective   3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 3
 
AML 241   Applied Music Lesson 3   2  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (3)   1  
MAT ___   Quantitative Competency Elective   3  
MUS 211   Harmony 3   3  
MUS 221   Sight Singing 3   1  
MUS 223   Ear Training 3   1  
MUS 285   Keyboard Skills 3   1  
PSY 101   General Psychology   3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 4
 
AML 242   Applied Music Lesson 4   2  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (4)   1  
MUS 212   Harmony 4   3  
MUS 222   Sight Singing 4   1  
MUS 224   Ear Training 4   1  
MUS 261   Computer Music Notation   3  
MUS 286   Keyboard Skills 4   1  
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective   3  
SOJR ____   Sophomore Jury   0  
  Total 15
 
Semester 5
 
AML 341   Applied Music Lesson 5   2  
AUD 303  or BUS 275   MIDI Applications   or Social Media Concepts and Practice    3  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (5)   1  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (6)   1  
MUS 218   Form and Analysis   3  
MUS 304   Popular Music Lab 1   1  
MUS 314   Arranging    2  
MUS 318   Improvisation 1   2  
MUS 451   Keyboard Harmony   2  
  Total 17
 
Semester 6
 
AML 342   Applied Music Lesson 6   2  
ELECT ___   2 Credit Elective (1)   2  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (7)   1  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (8)   1  
MUH 302   Jazz History   3  
MUS 305   Jazz Lab 1   1  
MUS 319   Improvisation 2   2  
MUS 394   Choral Conducting   2  
SOC ___   Diversity Competency Elective   3  
JRJR __   Junior Jury   0  
  Total 17
 
Semester 7
 
AML 441   Applied Music Lesson 7   2  
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (1)   3  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (9)   1  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (10)   1  
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective 300/400 (1)   3  
MUS 393   Instrumental Conducting     2  
MUS 404   Popular Music Lab 2    1   
  Total 13
 
Semester 8
 
AML 442   Applied Music Lesson 8   2  
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (2)   3  
ELECT ___   1 Credit Elective (1)   1  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (11)   1  
ENS ___   Ensemble Elective (12)   1  
MUS 315   Commercial Arranging   2  
MUS 405   Jazz Lab 2   1  
MUS ___   Music Composition Elective   2  
SRRE __   Senior Recital   0  
  Total 13
 
Total Program
120

 

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