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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Music Education Teaching (BME)


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  • Program Prerequisites: Audition required for admission to program. Must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department ).
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses required for this major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for either the Choral or Instrumental Emphasis; a minimum of 64 credit hours is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above); 23-28 of these are required within the major.

Advisement

Music majors should meet with an advisor prior to registration. For current advisor listing please refer to School of Music Advisors .

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). Teaching majors must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department ).

Use Grad MAPs to plan your degree

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for Bachelor of Music requirements. WEB 1700  and LIBS 1704  will fulfill the Computer Literacy general education requirement. PSY 1010  is recommended.

Refer to the School of Music policies and procedures . 

Students in the BM, BME and BA programs must be enrolled in Class Piano or private piano lessons until piano proficiency is passed. Students may not register for private instruction at the 3000 or 4000 level until piano proficiency is passed.

Major Course Requirements for Bachelor of Music Education Degree


Choral Music Education Emphasis (Secondary Only Option)


For students seeking licensure to teach music in secondary schools

Music Core (30 credit hours)


Complete the Music Core Course Requirements listed on Department of Performing Arts .

Additional Courses Required (minimum of 34-37 credit hours)


Students whose main performing instrument is piano or organ must also take two semesters of MUSC 1620  and one semester of MUSC 2620  (voice lessons)

Note:

*Students must enroll in MUSC 4830 - Directed Readings  (1) as a prerequisite.

Applied Voice or Piano – min. 6 semesters
Major Choral Ensemble – min. 7 semesters
Piano proficiency

Foreign Language


See Foreign Language Requirements  in the Music Area procedures and policies.

Instrumental Music Education Emphasis (Secondary Only Option)


For students seeking licensure to teach music in secondary schools

Music Core (30 credit hours)


Complete the Music Core Course Requirements listed on Department of Performing Arts .

Note:

*Students must enroll in MUSC 4830 - Directed Readings  (1) as a prerequisite.

Applied Music in appropriate area – min. 6 semesters
Major Ensemble in appropriate area – min. 7 semesters
Piano proficiency

Additional Coursework for K-12 Option


For students seeking licensure to teach music in Kindergarten through 12th grade

CHF 1500 SS/DV - Human Development  (3) is a required course outside of the major

Courses Required


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