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Music Performance–Jazz - Letter of Recognition

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.

This course of study is designed for students who wish to be better prepared to transfer to a college, conservatory, or university that offers a professional music degree in performance/jazz studies. Students seeking to transfer to a college, conservatory, or university with a professional music degree program should check the requirements of the specific institutions to which they intend to apply. This letter of recognition, in addition to HCC’s Music A.A. area of concentration, will provide the necessary courses for those students seeking to transfer to programs that list Jazz Studies or Jazz Performance as a major.

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUSA 102The Business of Music


MUSA 180Introduction to Jazz Improvisation


MUSA 181Jazz Theory


Total Credit Hours: 9

It is recommended, but not required, that the student take MUSA 182 Jazz History as well.