Mar 25, 2019  
2017 - 2018 Catalog of Courses 
    
2017 - 2018 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education Major


REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC EDUCATION:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 33


See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

Communication CO1/CO2 COMP 150 a and any one approved
        or CO2a course (Credits: 6)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2a course and any one approved
    CO3a course (Credits: 6)
     
Mathematics MA1 MATH 105  (Credits: 3)
     
Arts & Humanities AH Any two approved AH courses (Credits: 6)
     
History HI Any one approved HI course (Credits: 3)
     
Social & Behavioral Sciences SS Any one approved SS course (Credits: 3)
     
AH/HI/SSb AH or HI or SS One additional approved AHb or HIb or SSb course (Credits: 3)
     
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 Any one approved SC1 course (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 Any one approved SC1 or SC2 course (Credits: 3-4)

Major Requirements: Credits: 89


Audition/Performance/ Recital:


  • All students majoring in music will be required to pass an entrance audition and theory placement exam.

  • Music majors must also successfully pass an individual performance exam during the semester they are enrolled in MU 229.

  • Students must present a half recital of at least 30 minutes duration during the senior year.

Applied Music:


Complete a minimum of seven (7) credits of applied music courses (MU 109(A-I), MU 209(A-I), MU 309(A-I), MU 409 (A-1)). At least three (3) credits must be upper division. One (1) applied course is required each semester of residency except during the semester of student teaching. g

Major Ensembles:


Complete a minimum of seven (7) credits of ensemble courses. At least three (3) credits must be upper division. One (1) ensemble course is required each semester of residency except during the semester of student teaching.

Music Literature/Concert Attendance


Attendance at scheduled recitals and concerts and at regularly scheduled listening labs is required each semester.

Free Electives - Credits: Variable


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 122


a Check course description for minimum grade in prerequisite course(s) required to enroll in this course.

b A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

e Students who demonstrate piano proficiency are not required to complete these courses.

g Music majors must obtain at least a C- in all music (MU) courses that count towards their major.

h All students majoring in music will be required to pass an entrance audition and theory placement exam. Music majors must also successfully pass an individual performance exam during the semester they are enrolled in MU 229. This is a juried exam occurring within the student’s applied music course that term. Most often this will occur during the second semester of the sophomore year.

i All music majors must satisfy a piano proficiency requirement before taking MU 349 or MU 423. Students with adequate skills may petition to take the examination and may receive credit for the appropriate courses. Those with less background must take a piano placement test and in their freshman year enroll in the proper course in the piano class sequence 103A, 104, 203, and 204. Successful completion of this sequence with a grade of A or B also satisfies the piano proficiency requirement.

Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 39 credits will have additional free electives.

Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.

Note: Admission to Teacher Education Licensure Program required for all 400-level education courses.

Note: Undergraduate students must adhere to the Undergraduate Teacher Licensure Requirements  and meet the academic standards for undergraduate classification.

Note: Post-baccalaureate students must adhere to Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Requirements  and meet the academic standards for Post-Baccalaureate classification.

Freshman Map to Graduation:


Transfer Map to Graduation:


Post-Baccalaureate - Licensure Map:


  • Post-Baccalaureate -Licensure Map - See Associate Dean of School of Education