2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Education Major


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(91-97 credits)**

Degree Map Choral/General Education Concentration

Degree Map Instrumental/General Education Concentration

Learning Outcomes  

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

*Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and Indiana State Board of Education approved. For more information click http://caepnet.org

Core Music Courses (73 credits):


Musicianship (3 credits):


History and Literature (9 credits):


Basic Musicianship (5 credits):


Performance (14 credits):


Students must enroll in seven semesters of performance study.

Music Education (14 credits)


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

Professional Education (12 credits):


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.

Choose one of the following concentrations:


Choral/General Education Concentration (18-21 credits)


Music Education (10 credits):


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

Secondary Piano or Secondary Voice (4 credits):


KEYBOARD PROFICIENCY: All music majors must pass a keyboard proficiency examination before graduation. Music Education and Music Business majors must pass the keyboard proficiency examination before their internship or student teaching. Further information about this requirement is available on the school’s web site.

*Piano Principals in the Choral/General Education Concentration take courses listed under the Secondary Voice section.

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:

Degree Map Choral/General Education


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

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


Instrumental/General Education Concentration (20-24 credits)


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:

Secondary Piano (2 credits):


KEYBOARD PROFICIENCY: All music majors must pass a keyboard proficiency examination before graduation. Music Education and Music Business majors must pass the keyboard proficiency examination before their internship or student teaching. Further information about this requirement is available on the school’s web site.

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.

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


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 4th Year


Required Courses for Licensure:


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


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