2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Education, Bachelor of Music Education

The music education major requires 57 credits in music, an art history course, and 43 hours of professional studies in education. The successful graduate from this program can become certified to teach and supervise music in the public schools from kindergarten through the twelfth grade in both instrumental and vocal music. This major leads to the bachelor of music education (B.M.E.) degree.

Music Education Specialization Requirements

Core Courses

ARTH 251Art History: Survey I

3

Music Education majors may choose to complete only two of the three credits of ARTH 251 Art History: Survey I.

Applied Piano (2-4 credits, with MUAP 104 exit requirements).

MUAP 101Class Piano I

1

MUAP 102Class Piano II

1

MUAP 103Class Piano III

1

MUAP 104Class Piano IV

1

Courses

MUAP 105Beginning Voice Class - Traditional

1

MUAP 111VApplied Music - Voice

1

MUED 281Strings Class

1

MUED 282Percussion Class

1

MUED 291Brass Methods Class

1

MUED 292Woodwind Methods Class

1

 

MUED 322Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques

2

OR

MUED 324Choral Rehearsal Techniques

2

 

MUED 357Elementary Music Methods

2

MUSG 100Recital Class

0.25

MUSG 209Music Listening

2

MUSG 221Elementary Conducting

2

MUSG 309Music History I

3

MUSG 310Music History II

3

MUSG 418Senior Recital

1

MUTH 103Written Theory I

3

MUTH 103EAural Skills I

1

MUTH 104Written Theory II

3

MUTH 104EAural Skills II

1

MUTH 203Written Theory III

3

MUTH 203EAural Skills III

1

MUTH 204Written Theory IV

3

MUTH 204EAural Skills IV

1

MUSG 100 must be completed every semester.

Applied Lessons (7 cr)

  • Two credits must be upper division.
  • These credits are in addition to Class Piano classes

Ensemble Participation (7 cr)

  • Students must participate in an ensemble every semester in which they are a music education major.
  • One year (2 cr) of ensemble credit must be in a large choral ensemble (A Cappella Choir, MUEN 141/MUEN 341, or Chorale, MUEN 142/MUEN 342).
  • One year (2 cr) must be in Concert Band, MUEN 145/MUEN 345.

Required Professional Studies Courses

EDUC 101Introduction Educational Practice

3

EDUC 202Cultural Awareness in the Classroom

3

EDUC 280Exceptional Child

3

EDUC 282Educational Psychology Application

3

EDUC 316Read/Write Across Curriculums

3

EDUC 333The Learning Environment

3

EDUC 340Educational Measurement/Evaluation

3

EDUC 360Secondary Music Methods

2

EDUC 400Early Professional Experience

1

EDUC 409Secondary Methods

3

EDUC 410Secondary Methods Clinical Practice

3

EDUC 425Student Teaching-Music/K-12

12

EDUC 428Secondary Programs Clinical Seminar

1

MUSIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.M.E.)* 29.5
Major 57
Education 43
Elective 0
Total Credits to Earn Degree 129.5
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.