Bachelor of Science in Music Education

COURSE REQUIREMENTS – VOCAL/CHORAL AND INSTRUMENTAL (SEE BOTTOM OF LIST FOR EXCEPTIONS)

Music Major Core

  • THEORY CORE – (4 Terms, 16 Hours – Theory and Musicianship)
    • MUSC 1201 Theory I (2), MUSC 1203 Theory II (2)
    • MUSC 2201 Theory III (2), MUSC 2203 Theory IV (2)
    • MUSC 1202 Musicianship Skills I (2), MUSC 1204 Musicianship Skills II (2)
    • MUSC 2202 Musicianship Skills III (2), MUSC 2204 Musicianship Skills IV (2)
  • MUSIC SEMINAR – (2 Terms , 2 Hours – History, Styles, Performance, Vocabulary)
    • MUSC 1301 Music Seminar I (1), MUSC 1302 Music Seminar I (1)
  • HISTORY AND REPERTOIRE  (2 Terms, 6 hours)
    • MUSC 3301 History and Literature of Music I (3), MUSC 3302 History and Literature of Music I(3)
  • PRIMARY INSTRUMENT PRIVATE LESSONS (7 Terms, 7 Hours)
    • MUSC 1551 (1), MUSC 1552 (1)
    • MUSC 2551 (1), MUSC 2552 (1)
    • MUSC 3551 (1), MUSC 3552 (1)
    • MUSC 4551 (1), (Semester of directed teaching)
  • ENSEMBLE REQUIREMENT
    • Major Ensemble (7 Terms, 7 Hours)
    • Minor Ensemble (4 Terms, 4 Hours)
  • SENIOR CAPSTONE
    • MUSC 4790 Senior Capstone in Music (2)

Required Music Education, Professional Education, and Psychology

  • Additional Music Courses
    • MUSC 3710 – Conducting  (3)
    • MUSC 3210 – Form and Analysis (3)
    • MUSC 4210 – Orchestration and Arranging 3)
  • Music Education
    • MUSC 3401 – Elem School Music Methods (2)
    • MUSC 3402 – Practicum I (1)
    • MUSC 3403 – Elem School Music Methods (2)
    • MUSC 3404 – Practicum II (1)
    • MUSC 3405 – Elem School Music Methods (2)
    • MUSC 3406 – Practicum III (1)
  • Directed Teaching/Clinical Practice
    • MUSC 4411 – Observation/Assessment (3)
    • MUSC 4412 – Planning (3)
    • MUSC 4413 – Teaching (6)
  • Prof Ed and Psychology
    • EDUC 201 (Gen Ed) (3)
    • PSYC 201 (Gen Ed) (3)
    • EDUC 350 (Tech) (3)
    • PSYC 212 or 213 (Child or Adolescent) (3)
    • PSYC 303 (Educational) (3)
  • Methods Courses – Instrumental, Piano, Vocal
    • All MusEd majors take 2.5 sh in Methods classes
    • Choral/Vocal must include 2430 and 2410;
    • Instrumental must include 2430
      • MUSC 2420 – String Methods                  0.5
      • MUSC 2421 – Woodwind Methods                  0.5
      • MUSC 2422 – Brass Methods                  0.5
      • MUSC 2423 – Percussion Methods                  0.5
      • MUSC 2430 – Vocal Methods                  0.5
      • MUSC 2410 – Piano Methods                  0.5

Additional Requirements

  • Piano Proficiency – pass exam or take piano class
  • Recital Attendance (0) – every term
  • Praxis exams (I, II, PLT) – Licensing exams for teachers