STUDENT OBLIGATIONS


OBLIGATIONS 
Congratulations on being accepted into the A-JAM jazz honors program! Students admitted to the A-JAM program have certain obligations beyond those of regular students. Some of these obligations govern entry into the program, some are requirements for completion of the program and some are requirements for applying to participate in the IASJ international jazz meeting and other opportunities offered by the program. 
Campus Requirements to Maintain Program Standing
All students must maintain good academic standing and must:
1.    Register for and complete the following courses at any of the 5 Alamo Colleges. Courses must be taken during the regular Spring semester. Search class schedule here. 
  •           MUAP 1185: Improvisation and  MUEN 1122: Jazz Ensemble
2.    Progress through their respective programs. The criteria for graduation can be found on the Alamo Colleges website: http://alamo.edu.

3.    Attend a minimum of five A-JAM events (concerts, workshops, master classes) during the Spring semester, times and dates TBD

4.    Participate in a minimum of 10 jam sessions--2 per month from January through May--at the Olmos Pharmacy or other approved venue. 


Students who are accepted into the IASJ international jazz meeting must:
  1.  Register for and complete the following course in any of the 5 Alamo Colleges. Course must be taken during the Summer I semester. Search class schedule here. 
  • MUAP 1185: Improvisation (or MUAP 1285: Improvisation, as appropriate) 
  1. Work with an Alamo Colleges Financial Aid specialist to apply for all available and applicable financial aid.
  2. Secure a passport, visa, and all other items required for international travel.
  1. File the necessary paperwork with Alamo Colleges Office of International Programs required for travel abroad.
  2. Understand and fulfill all student financial obligations involved in participating in the international jazz meeting. Costs vary from year to year, location to location.

To learn more, contact Katchie Cartwright, Ph.D., Program Director via email at kcartwright2@alamo.edu or by phone at 210-486-4828. Follow this link for additional requirements and program information.

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