Jazz Studies

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Jazz Studies at Marshall University provides the theoretical background and performance experiences necessary for the graduate to succeed as a jazz musician in the rigors of today’s music profession.

Classes in Jazz Studies

Thirteen classes are offered in Jazz Studies, including:

Jazz Improvisation I-IV
Jazz Theory
Jazz Arranging
Jazz History
Studio Lessons
Jazz Ensembles
Jazz Combos/Small Group/Rock Band
Jazz Literature
Jazz Pedagogy
Jazz Styles
Jazz Class Piano

Jazz Studies Degree Outlines

Degree Outline 2017-2018
Degree Outline 2016-2017
Degree Outline 2015-2016

4 Year Plan 2017-2018
4 Year Plan 2016-2017
4 Year Plan 2015-2016
4 Year Plan 2011-2012
4 Year Plan 2010-2011

Checklist 2017-2018
Checklist 2016-2017
Checklist 2015-2016
Checklist 2013-2015
Checklist 2010-2013