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2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

MUSC 217 Jazz Theory II

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Jazz Theory II is the second in a sequence of courses designed to develop the student’s understanding of music theory as related to jazz and popular music. Students will study harmonic techniques, voicing, and reharmonization. Students will also study concepts of jazz melodic composition and improvisation through the analysis of transcriptions. Students will compose original works using techniques covered in class.

Prerequisites MUSC*216

Priority enrollment for BM students who major in Composition, Instrumental Performance, and Vocal Performance.
This course is not repeatable for credit.