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2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

MUSC 216 Jazz Theory I

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Jazz Theory I is the first in a sequence of courses designed to familiarize the student with aspects of music theory as related to jazz and popular music. Students will study common jazz chord progressions and substitutions, chord/scale relationships, jazz forms, and harmonization techniques. Students will also use transcriptions to learn jazz melodic vocabulary, and will write tunes using these concepts.

Prerequisites MUSC*107

Priority enrollment to majors in the School of Music.
This course is not repeatable for credit.