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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

BM - Music

Concentration in Jazz Studies

San José State University -to- Crafton Hills College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

All music majors must demonstrate an acceptable level of performance ability in applied area offered in the curriculum. All entering transfer students must perform a placement audition for the appropriate applied music committee.

Preparation for the Major:

MUSC 019 Music in World CulturesNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 025A Piano Proficiency INo Current Equivalent
MUSC 025B Piano Proficiency IINo Current Equivalent
MUSC 025C Piano Proficiency IIINo Current Equivalent
Students must complete a piano proficiency requirement which may be satisfied with completion of MUSC 25A, MUSC 25B and MUSC 25C, or qualified students may test out by performing required skills for the piano faculty at SJSU.

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

MUSC 001A Music Systems IAMUSIC 101 Music Theory I
MUSC 001B Music Systems IBNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 002A Music Systems IIAMUSIC 102 Music Theory II
MUSC 002B Music Systems IIBNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 003A Music Systems IIIAMUSIC 201 Music Theory III
MUSC 003B Music Systems IIIBMUSIC 202 Music Theory IV
MUSC 004A Music Systems IVAMUSIC 202 Music Theory IV
MUSC 004B Music Systems IVBNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 006 Jazz TheoryNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 012 Medieval and Renaissance MusicNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 013 Music TechnologyNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 027A Fundamentals of Jazz Keyboard INo Current Equivalent
MUSC 027B Fundamentals of Jazz Keyboard IINo Current Equivalent
MUSC 040A Jazz Improvisation - INo Current Equivalent

Complete 4 semester units (or 6 quarter units) from:

MUSC 030 PianoNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 033 VoiceNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 034 StringsNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 035 WoodwindsNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 036 BrassNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 036A Vocal-Instrumental ImprovisationNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 037 PercussionNo Current Equivalent
MUSC 038A Composition/Arranging - Improvised MusicNo Current Equivalent

All students must satisfy the following prerequisite (or equivalent) prior to registering for the WST and 100W courses at SJSU {Academic Senate policy S05-8}.

Once the following course requirement is completed (earning a grade of C or better), students should contact http://testing.sjsu.edu to register for the WST exam at SJSU. Passing the WST prior to your first semester at SJSU will prevent delays in registering for upper division courses:
ENGL 001B Composition 2
A "C" or better is required in English 1B (a "C-" is not cceptable).
Engl 102 Intermediate Composition and Critical Thinking
   OR
ENGL 102H Intermediate Composition and Critical Thinking - Honors
or
2nd English Composition Equivalent Transfer CourseNo Current Equivalent
A course articulated to SJSU's English 1B is recommended, however any course approved for the IGETC second semester composition area would be accepted to meet this requirement (a grade of "C" or better is required).


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San José State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter). Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San José State University.

2. Second Semester English Composition:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) as it is a prerequisite to registering for the WST and 100W courses at SJSU. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in this course (a "C-" is not acceptable). Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

3. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.

4. Physical Education Requirement:
Two courses are required and must include at least two different activities. Completion of these courses will clear the graduation requirement at SJSU.

5. Lower Division Major Course Requirements:
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

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