MUSIC EDUCATION MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

 Music Education majors must complete the following courses:

Code Course Credit
MUS100 Recital Attendance (Must enroll each semester 0
when not completing internship)
MUS 111 & 112​ Class Piano (instrumentalists & singers) 2​
  or 235 & 236​ Accompanying I & II (keyboardists)
MUS 116​ Singer's Diction (singers)​ 1​
  or MUS 212​ Class Voice (instrumentalists and keyboardists)
MUS 141​ Music Theory I​ 3​
MUS 157  Theory I Lab  1
MUS 142​ Music Theory II​ 3​
MUS 158  Theory II Lab  1
MUS 150  Introduction to Music Technology 3
MUS 195  The Music Profession  1
MUS 200  Sophomore Qualifying Exam  0
MUS 202/208  Principal Applied/Lab  8/0
MUS 2xx  Music Ensembles (major)  4
MUS 231  History of Music I  3
MUS 232  History of Music II  3
MUS 241   Music Theory III  3
MUS 257​ Theory III Lab​ 1​
MUS 242  Music Theory IV  3
MUS 327  Chamber Ensemble  1
MUS 361​ Methods of Teaching Music in the Elementary School​ 3​
MUS 363​ Methods of Teaching Music in the Secondary School​ 3​
MUS 371  Choral Literature and Arranging   3
MUS 381​ ​Applied Pedagogy ​2
MUS 383​ Conducting I​ 2​
​MUS 384 Conducting II​ 2​
​MUS 400 ​Senior Recital ​0
MUS 402/408​ Principal Applied/Lab​ 2/0​
MUS 4xx​ Music Ensembles (major) 2​
​MUS 434SI ​American and World Music 3​
MUS 462​ Music Education Internship​ 9​
XX xxx​ One 3-credit hour MUS Writing Intensive (WI) or a​ 3​
Writing Intensive (WI) course in another discipline​
                                                                             Subtotal:​ 75​

 

AND select one of the following Music Methods/Emphasis Tracks:

Vocal Emphasis Track (2-3 credit hours)

In addition to Choral Methods, vocalists may choose:

 Code Course Credit
 MUS 375  Choral Methods  1 or 2
 MUS 235 
   or MUS 376
Accompanying I
Guitar Methods
 1

                      

                            OR

Instrumental Emphasis Track (3 credit hours)

Instrumentalists choose any three (3) methods courses:

 Code Course  Credit 
 MUS 3xx  Instrumental Methods  3
  Choose three (3) credits from:  
     MUS 376  Guitar Methods -1  
     MUS 377  Woodwind Methods -1  
     MUS 378  String Methods -1  
     MUS 379  Clarinet & Sax Methods -1  
     MUS 385  Brass Methods -1  
     MUS 386  Percussion Methods -1  
                                                                                    Subtotal:​ 2-3

 

AND the following  Professional Education Courses *

Code Course Credit
 EDU 102​ Human Development & Learning​  3​
 EDU 401  Measurement, Evaluation & Assessment in Education   3
 EDU 457​ Mainstreaming and Classroom Management​  3
 EDU 486  Reading & Learning Skills in Content Areas for
Middle and High School Teachers 
 3
 

 Subtotal:

 12

                                                                                          Total:​  89-90


*Students who plan to teach music K-12 complete the required sequence of professional education courses

MUSIC EDUCATION MAJOR Important Notes: 

1. Singers and instrumentalists take (or test out of) Class Piano I & II then take Secondary Applied Piano until
they are able to satisfy their piano proficiency requirements. Pianists take Accompanying I & II.
2. Pianists and instrumentalists take Class Voice I. Singers take Singer’s Diction I.
3. Elementary and Secondary School Music fulfill the classroom management requirement.
 


MUSIC EDUCATION – K-12



Students who plan to teach music K-12 complete the required sequence of professional education courses listed above in this section and see the School of Education for certification requirements.​