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Bachelor in Music Education

 

1st Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 107A-110A, 150A, 196
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 111-112
Theory I, II
2
2
*MUS 115A-116A
Piano in Class I, II
1
1
*MUS 117A
Voice in Class
1
-
MUS 124-125 or MUS 128-129
Strings or Brass in Class I, II
1
1
MUS 135L
Introduction to Music Literature
-
3
MUS 137-138
Aural Perception I, II
2
2
MUS 151
Major Performance I
1
1
Electives and General Education
 
4
4
Total
 
13
15
2nd Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 107A -110A, 150A, 196
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 211-212
Theory III, IV
2
2
*MUS 215A-216A
Intermediate Piano in Class I, II
1
1
MUS 126 -127
Woodwinds in Class I, ll
1
1
MUS 124-125 or MUS 128-129
Strings or Brass in Class I, II
1
1
MUS 219
Piano Proficiency Assessment
-
0
MUS 220
Upper-Division Required Performance
-
0
MUS 237-238
Aural Perception III, IV
2
2
MUS 251
Major Performance II
1
1
MUS 324H-325H
Music History I, II
3
3
General & Professional Education
 
4
5
Total
 
16
17
3rd Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 100A
Performance Study
-
1
MUS 130-131
Percussion in Class
1
1
MUS 302 - 303
Choral & Instrumental Conducting
2
2
MUS 305 - 306
Instrumental & Choral Methods
2
2
MUS 307A-310A, 350A, 496
Ensembles
1
1
MUS 322-323
General Music Methods & Materials l,ll
3
3
MUS 351
Major Performance III
1
-
+MUS 428
Orchestration
2
 
Professional and General Education
 
4
4
Total
 
16
14
4th Year
Autumn
Spring
MUS 100A
Performance Study
1
-
MUS 307A-310A, 350 A, 496
Ensembles
1
-
MUS 388
Concert Attendance
-
0
C&I 482 Student Teaching
 
-
14
**Upper-Division music electives
 
3-4
-
Professional and General Education
 
12
-
Total
 
18
14

 

*Keyboard principals do not take MUS 115-116 but must take MUS 346 and 430 in addition to upper-division electives. Voice principals do not take MUS 117. + Offered even – numbered years in autumn ** Keyboard/Voice – 3 credits, Orchestra principals – 2 credits

Music and Education courses required for this degree curriculum fulfill the general education requirements for Perspectives 1 (Expressive Arts), Perspective 2 (Literary and Artistic Studies), Perspective 3 (Historical and Cultural Studies), Perspective 4 (Social Sciences), Perspective 5 (Ethical and Human Values), and the Upper-Division Writing Expectation. The competency for Symbolic Systems is also satisfied within the music major curriculum. Music History 325 satisfies your lower-division writing requirement.

Additional requirements include:
  • ENEX 101
  • Math 107 or Math 117 (or above)
  • Upper-Division Writing Assessment
  • Native American Studies Course (NAS 367H suggested)
  • Perspective 6: Natural Science __________ (for this perspective, 6 credits are required, and at least one course must include a lab experience)
  • MUS 424, MUS 436, MUS 437 for Upper-Division Writing Course
Education Department Requirements:
First and Second Year
  • PSYC 100S Introduction to Psychology (4)
  • HHP 233 Health Issues of Children & Adolescents (3)
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates or HHP 288/289 (0-3)
  • Apply for Admission to Teacher Education Program
Third and Fourth Years
Recommended to be taken together, with student option
  • C&I 200 Exploring Teaching through Field Experience (1)
  • C&I 303 Educational Psychology & Measurement (3)
  • C&I 306 Instructional Media & Computer Applications (3)
  • C&I 410 Exceptionality and Classroom Management (3)
Recommended to be taken together, student option
  • C&I 427 Literary Strategies in Content Areas or ENT 440 Teaching Writing & Reading Across the
  • Curriculum (3)
  • C&I 301 or 302 Field Experience (1) (co-requisite with General Music Methods Course)
  • C&I 407E Ethics and Policy Issues (3) (satisfies Perspective 5 and upper-division writing expectation)*
  • C&I 482 Student Teaching: Secondary (14) *
  • C&I 494 Professional Portfolio (1) (co-requisite with C&I 482)*
*full admission required
Additional Music Department Requirements include:
  • 100 Recital Credits
  • Upper divisional recital program (UDRP)
  • Piano Proficiency Exam