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Music Education Major (K-12 Licensure)(MEDU)
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Degree:
Bachelor of Music
Required: 124-125 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level
MUS 090 (7 semesters)
MUS 091 (7 semesters)
Available Concentrations & AOS Codes:
Choral/General Music Education, U626
Instrumental Music Education, U629


Requirements

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)
See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.
Students may select courses for:
Sem hrs
Literature (GLT) 3
Mathematics (GMT)

3

Natural Sciences (GNS)
one must be a laboratory course; each must have a different departmental prefix

6-7
Reasoning and Discourse (GRD)
ENG 101 or FMS 115 or RCO 101, and one additional GRD course
6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)

6

Department specifies courses for:

Fine Arts (GFA)
student may select any GFA course except MUS

3

Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (GPR)
Required: MUS 343

3

One additional GLT, GFA, or GPR course
Required: MUS 332

3

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (GHP)
Required: MUS 331 or 334
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
Required: PSY 121 and HEA 201
6


II General Education Marker Requirements
See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/concentration.

Department specifies courses for:
Four (4) Global/Global-Nonwestern Perspectives (GL/GN)
Required for all concentrations: MUS 343 (GN)
Additional requirement for Choral/General
Music Education concentration: FRE 101 or GER 101, and two additional GL/GN courses
Additional requirement for Instrumental Music Education concentration: any three additional GL or GN courses

Students may select courses for:

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements which is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements which is taught as Writing Intensive.


III Major Requirements

Core Courses
1. Theory: MUS 101, 102, 105, 106, 201, 202, 205, 206, 301
2. History: MUS 332 and 333; 331 or 334; 343
3. Performance Studies: 12 semester hours (at least 2 at 351) culminating in a half recital during a semester enrolled at the 351 level. Keyboard students may fulfill the recital requirements by accompanying a half recital or chamber recital.
4. Large Ensemble: 7 semester hours

Choral/General Music Education Concentration

Keyboard Students:
1. MUS 170, 171, 208, 319, 355, 356, 367a, 419, 464, 468, 469; select 2 credits from 270, 271, or 152 (secondary voice)
2. Class Voice: 2 semester hours
3. Secondary Voice: 3 semester hours
4. Music Electives: 2 semester hours

Voice Students:
1. MUS 170, 171, 208, 270, 271, 319, 355, 356, 367a, 419, 464, 468, 469
2. Class Piano: 2 semester hours through MUS 134 or proficiency
3. Secondary Piano: 3 semester hours (MUS 152, 252 & 352)
4. FRE 101 or GER 101
5. Music Electives: 2 semester hours

Instrumental Music Education Concentration:
1. MUS 209, 355, 357 or 463, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367b, 368, 372, 467, 468, 469, 472
2. a. Wind, Percussion, or Bowed String Instrumental students: Class Piano: 2 semester hours through MUS 134 or proficiency

b. Keyboard students: Secondary study of Wind, Percussion or Bowed String Instrument: 2 semester hours


IV Teacher Licensure Requirements
(See Teacher Education Programs for full explanation.)
1. General Education requirements as identified within each major or concentration
2. HEA 201 Personal Health
3. PSY 121 General Psychology
4. ELC 381 The Institution of Education
5. CUI 450 Psychological Foundations of Education
6. CUI 470 Reading Education
7. MUS 465 Student Teaching and 466 Student Teaching Seminar


V Electives
Electives sufficient to complete the 124-125 semester hours required for the degree.

 
 
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