2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 15, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Music Education Major


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(91-97 credits)**

Degree Map Choral/General Education Concentration

Degree Map Intrumental/General Education Concentration

This major is for students wanting to teach choral or instrumental music in elementary or secondary schools.

Core Courses (58 credits)


Choose one of the following concentrations:


Choral/General Education Concentration (33-36 credits)


Class Instrument (4 credits):


Choose one pair from the following:

Choose 2 credits from the following:

Ensembles (4-7 credits)


Music majors must participate in ensembles at least seven semesters of their baccalaureate program. After degree requirements are satisfied, ensembles may be taken for zero or one credit:

Choose 4 credits from the following:

Choose 0-3 credits from the following:

Music Education (10 credits):


All Music Education courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better to fulfill requirement.

Degree Map Choral/General Education


Minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major courses

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


Instrumental/General Education Concentration (35-39 credits)


Class Instrument (2 credits):


Ensembles (4-7 credits):


Music majors must participate in ensembles at least seven semesters of their baccalaureate program. After degree requirements are satisfied, ensembles may be taken for zero or one credit.

Music Education (14-15 credits):


All Music Education courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better to fulfill requirement.

Choose one from the following:

Degree Map Instrumental/General Education


Minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major courses

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 4th Year


For Licensure Complete the Following Not Included in the Major:


To Add Licensure in Other Areas of the Major-Select One of the Following:


Keyboard Proficiency


Music education majors must pass the keyboard proficiency examination before student teaching. Further information about this requirement is available on the school’s web site.

Event Attendance


A large number of concerts and recitals representing a broad spectrum of musical styles and genres occurs every semester. This resource of musical events is an integral part of a musician’s training. All music majors and minors must attend a specified number of concerts, recitals, and Contemporary Music Festival events before graduation. Information concerning this requirement is available in the school office.

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