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Jazz Studies Department
Patrick Langham
Director of Jazz Studies
Conservatory of Music
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Jazz Studies Minor

The Conservatory of Music offers a jazz studies minor to University students with an interest and ability in jazz music. Students who apply for admission to the jazz studies minor program are required to perform a placement audition in an instrument or voice. Students admitted to the jazz studies minor program are assigned a faculty advisor to direct their course of study. The jazz studies minor is open to all majors. Applications are available at the Office of Student Services, Buck Hall 121.

In order to earn a minor in jazz studies, students must complete a minimum of 20 units and 8 courses with a Pacific minor grade point average of 2.0.

Required Courses

  • MUJZ 010: Jazz Piano I
  • MUJZ 011: Jazz Piano II
  • MUJZ 020: Jazz Theory & Aural Training
  • MUJZ 030: Jazz Improvisation I
  • MUJZ 031: Jazz Improvisation II
  • MUJZ 158: Advanced History of Jazz
  • MUJZ 171-174: Jazz Applied
  • MPER 066/067: Jazz Ensemble/Combo