Bachelor of Music in Jazz (4 years)

Bachelor of Music in Jazz (4 years)

Offered by the Conservatory of Music

Description

Students entering the Bachelor of Music in Jazz program are trained to perform, improvise, and compose in the Jazz idiom. Aside from basic classical music theory, performance and ensemble courses, the Jazz student is given extensive jazz theory courses, one-on-one training, and performances with the Jazz Band. At the end of the program, the student is capable of performing, and composing as a Jazz musician.

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Competence

Commitment

Compassion

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Conservatory of Music” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Solo Performer

Group / Band Performer

Lounge Musician

Jazz Composer

Jazz Arranger

Jazz Songwriter

Band Leader

Artist and Repertoire Person

Music Entrepreneur

Student Experience and Support

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program provides not just theoretical input, but also practical applications of learned concepts and skills to best prepare students for the world of work. To do so, the program uses facilities such as laboratories for their learning experiences.

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum (New)​

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
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2
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3
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4
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First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 1
Applied Major 1
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
3
1
 
JAZ-MUS 1
Introduction to Jazz Music I
2
0
2
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 903
Large Ensemble 1
2
0
2
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
0
3
 
PE 1
PATH-PE 1
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
17
9
23
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 2
Applied Major 2
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
3
1
 
JAZ-MUS 2
Introduction to Jazz Music II
2
0
2
 
MUS 905
Large Ensemble 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
0
3
 
PE 2
PATH-PE 2
2
0
2
 
READ PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
 
UND SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
20
9
26
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 3
Applied Major 3
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
3
1
 
CONTEM W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
JAZ-ENS 1
Jazz Ensemble I
2
0
2
 
JAZ-LIT 1
Jazz Literature I
1
0
1
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 909
Large Ensemble 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
 
PE 3
PATH-PE 3
2
0
2
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
9
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 4
Applied Major 4
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
3
1
 
JAZ-ENS 2
Jazz Ensemble II
2
0
2
 
JAZ-LIT 2
Jazz Literature II
1
0
1
 
MATH MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9013
Large Ensemble 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
 
PE 4
PATH-PE 4
2
0
2
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
9
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 5
Applied Major 5
0
6
2
 
FIL 1
Filipino 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
Literature 1
3
0
3
 
JAZ-ENS 3
Jazz Ensemble III
2
0
2
 
JAZ-HAR 1
Jazz Harmonization I
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 1
Jazz Improvisation I
1
0
1
 
JAZ-LIT 3
Jazz Literature III
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 1
Jazz Theory I
2
0
2
 
MIDI-BAS
Midi Basics
2
0
2
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
 
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
24
6
26
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 6
Applied Major 6
0
6
2
 
ART APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Filipino 2
3
0
3
 
JAZ-ENS 4
Jazz Ensemble IV
2
0
2
 
JAZ-HAR 2
Jazz Harmonization II
2
0
2
 
JAZ-IMP 2
Jazz Improvisation II
2
0
2
 
JAZ-LIT 4
Jazz Literature IV
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 2
Jazz Theory II
2
0
2
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
 
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9024
Junior Recital
0
6
2
 
TOTAL
 
24
12
27
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 7
Applied Major 7
0
6
2
 
LIT 2
Literature 2
3
0
3
 
JAZ-HAR 3
Jazz Harmonization III
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 3
Jazz Improvisation III
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 3
Jazz Theory III
2
0
2
 
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9023
Principles of Music Composition
3
0
3
 
SCITECHS
Science, Technology, and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
16
6
18
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 8
Applied Major 8
0
6
2
 
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
FIL 3
Filipino 3
3
0
3
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
JAZ-HAR 4
Jazz Harmonization IV
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 4
Jazz Improvisation IV
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 4
Jazz Theory IV
2
0
2
 
MUS 9025
Graduation Recital
0
6
2
 
TOTAL
 
13
12
17
 

Program Curriculum (Old)

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 1
1
0
1
 
FIL 1
Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3
0
3
 
ENG 1
Introduction to College English
3
0
3
 
MUS-LIST 1
Music Listening I
1
0
1
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
RUD 1
Rudiments of Music
3
0
3
 
SOL 1
Solfeggio I
2
0
2
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
0
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 2
1
0
1
 
ENG 2
Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study
3
0
3
ENG 1
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
MUS-LIST 2
Music Listening II
1
0
1
MUS-LIST 1
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
RUD 2
Rudiments of Music
3
0
3
RUD 1
SOL 2
Solfeggio II
2
0
2
SOL 1
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
TOTAL
 
21
0
21
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
1
0
1
 
CTRPT
Counterpoint 1
1
0
1
RUD 2
ENG 3
Academic Writing Skills
3
0
3
ENG 2
HOM 1
History of Music I
1
0
1
MUS-LIST 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I1
3
0
3
 
NS 201
Biological Science
3
0
3
 
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
3
0
3
THY 2
SOL 3
Solfeggio III
2
0
2
SOL 2
THR 1
Theory I
2
0
2
RUD 2
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major I 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 2
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 2
Counterpoint II
1
0
1
CTRPT 1
ENG 4
Oral Communication in Context
3
0
3
ENG 3
HOM 2
History of Music II
3
0
3
HOM 1
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 2
2
0
2
 
NS 104
Earth Science
3
0
3
 
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
PHL 5
SOL 4
Solfeggio IV
2
0
2
SOL 3
THR 2
Theory II
2
0
2
THR I
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III
2
0
2
 
HOM 3
History of Music III
2
0
2
HOM 2
JAZ-ENS 1
Jazz Ensemble
2
 
2
 
JAZ-MUS 1
Introduction to Jazz Music
2
0
2
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II 1
2
0
2
 
LIT 101A
World Literatures
3
0
3
 
MUS-ED 1
Introduction to Music Education
3
0
3
 
PHIL MUS
Philippine Music
2
0
2
MUS-LIST 2
SCL 9
Marriage and Family
3
0
3
SCL 3
SOL 5
Solfeggio V
2
0
3
SOL 4
THR 3
Theory 3
2
0
2
THR 2
TOTAL
 
25
0
25
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III 2
2
0
2
 
ASN MUS
Asian Music
2
0
2
PHIL MUS
HUM 1
Art, Man, and Society
3
0
3
 
JAZ-MUS 2
Introduction to Jazz Music
2
0
2
 
JAZ-ENS 2
Jazz Ensemble II
2
0
3
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 2
2
0
2
 
LIT 102A
Philippine Literatures
3
0
3
 
MIDI-BAS
Midi Basics
3
0
3
 
PHL 2
Logic
3
0
3
 
SOL 6
Solfeggio VI
2
0
2
SOL 5
THR 4
Theory IV
2
0
2
THR 3
TOTAL
 
25
0
25
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV
2
0
2
 
ATL-THR
Atonal Theory
1
0
1
 
FAA 1
Forms and Analysis I
3
0
3
THR 4
JAZ-ENS 3
Jazz Ensemble III
2
0
2
 
JAZ-HAR 1
Jazz Harmony I
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 1
Jazz Improvisation
1
0
1
 
JAZ-LIT 1
Jazz Literature I
1
0
1
HOM 3
JAZ-THR 1
Jazz Theory I
2
0
2
 
LIT 103
Survey of World Literature I
3
0
3
 
MATH 101
College Algebra
3
0
3
 
MUS-ELE 1
Elective I
2
0
2
 
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 1
1
0
1
RUD 2
TOTAL
 
25
0
25
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV 2
2
0
2
 
ATL-THR
Atonal Theory 2
1
0
1
ATL-THR
FAA 2
Forms and Analysis II
3
0
3
FAA 1
JAZ-ENS 4
Jazz Ensemble IV
2
0
2
 
JAZ-HAR 2
Jazz-Harmony II
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 2
Jazz Improvisation II
1
0
1
 
JAZ-LIT 2
Jazz Literature II
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 2
Jazz Theory II
2
0
2
 
MUS-ELE 2
Elective II
2
0
2
 
PSY 209
Educational Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 2
1
0
1
SAC MUS
TOTAL
 
19
0
19
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 1
2
0
2
 
JAZ-HAR 3
Jazz Harmony 3
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 3
Jazz Improvisation III
1
0
1
 
JAZ-LIT 3
Jazz Literature III
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 3
Jazz Theory III
2
0
2
 
MATH 600A
Statistics
3
0
3
MATH 101
MUS-ELE 3
Elective III
2
0
2
 
ORCH 1
Orchestration 1
1
0
1
THR 4
P-COND
Principles of Conducting 1
1
0
1
THR 4
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 1
1
0
1
THR 4
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
0
18
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 2
2
0
2
 
ETAR
Economics w/ Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
JAZ-HAR 4
Jazz Harmony IV
1
0
1
 
JAZ-IMP 4
Jazz Improvisation IV
1
0
1
 
JAZ-LIT 4
Jazz Literature IV
1
0
1
 
JAZ-THR 4
Jazz theory IV
2
0
2
 
ORCH 2
Orchestration II 2
1
0
1
ORCH 1
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 2
1
0
1
P-COMP
P-COND
Principles of Conducting 2
1
0
1
P-COND
TOTAL
 
13
0
13
 

Program Recognitions

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