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.
Program Code: Choral (3043BME), Instrumental (3044BME)
CIPC: Choral (131312), Instrumental (131312)
Music majors should meet with an advisor prior to registration. For current advisor listing please refer to School of Music Advisors.
Students in the BM and BME 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