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3.11.08 Q: What are the course numbers for ensemble holding sections?

A. Students should register for these sections of our large ensembles. After auditions, the section will be changed to the one that corresponds to the ensemble you are in.

Lab Band
graduate: MULB 5174.500
undergraduate (for second bachelor's students): MULB 1808.500

Jazz Singers
graduate: MULB 5174.522
undergraduate (for second bachelor's students): MULB 1820.500

3.11.03 Q: How do I fill out the degree plan form?

To do the degree plan:
1. download the form from http://music.unt.edu/advising/graduate.php
2. For Transcript deficiencies, enter all of the jazz courses that were listed in the letter you got that listed deficiencies. Next to each course, make a small notation about how you took care of it or will take care of it: passed by exam, passed by audition, taking the course, plan to take the course. In each case indicate the semester of the completed action or the future action. Abbreviate like this: F10, Sp11, Su11, etc.

3.11.01 Q: How can I chose an elective in music outside of jazz studies?

The required six hours of elective credit need to be 5000-level courses, in music, but not a MUJS course and not a jazz studies lab or ensemble.

Options include:
MUCE Music Careers and Entrepreneurship courses
MUET = ethnomusicology
MUET 5030 Music Cultures of the World
MUET 5050 Music of Africa
MUET 5060 African American Music
MUET 5617 African Music and Movement

World music ensembles would also count if taken at the 5000-level

3.10 Master's program entrance requirements

1. Meet the university and College of Music requirements for graduate admission.
2. Play an audition that demonstrates technical and improvisational skill at the level of MUJS 3360. See Graduate Improvisation Entrance Exam, below.
3. Submit manuscripts (and recordings) that demonstrate arranging skill equivalent to the level of MUJS 3620. See Graduate Arranging Entrance Exam, below.
4. Demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge of Jazz History by the grade of B or better in MUJS 4470 Jazz History, or by taking the Jazz History Proficiency Examination.

3.09 Master's designation of committee form

The Toulouse Graduate School requires each student to file a Designation of Advisory Committee Form. The form is available here. You must file this form at the time you file the degree plan. The three committee members will be the faculty who administer your comprehensive exam: your major professor (applied lesson teacher), the chair/graduate advisor, and third faculty member selected by the student.


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