Student Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

OVERARCHING

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates synthesis of all degree-related student learning outcomes (degree-specific, overall musicianship, knowledge, and skill) through expertise displayed in the degree capstone experience (see student learning outcomes and capstone experiences/assessment for designated degree).

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates musical expertise by displaying musicianship expected for distinctive success in the professional field.

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates competency of foundational musical knowledge related to music theory, analysis, and history.

The School of Music Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates proficiency in musical skills related to aural skills and keyboard musicianship, and to a functional competence in music technology.

JAZZ STUDIES

The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies graduate demonstrates knowledge of improvisation, building effective solos over chord changes with facility and creativity.

The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies graduate demonstrates expertise in various jazz styles and repertoire.

The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies graduate demonstrates an understanding of the history of jazz including the evolution of the various styles.

GENERAL STUDIES

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates the ability to find and use relevant information from a variety of sources to communicate sophisticated viewpoints regarding music and other subjects.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates fundamental knowledge of at least one discipline in the social/behavioral sciences: anthropology, economics, politics, psychology, and sociology.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates fundamental knowledge of at least one discipline in the humanities—art history, English, history, foreign languages, philosophy, religious studies, and speech communication.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates fundamental quantitative skill or scientific understanding through study in one of the following: biology, chemistry, health sciences, mathematics, and physics.

The Bachelor of Music graduate demonstrates significant skills in written communication.

 

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