Music Education Program
The Bachelor of Music degree is a professional degree with strong emphasis on specialized areas of music. The major performance area in this degree may be piano, voice, organ, guitar, or any band or orchestral instrument. Music Education students may pursue a curriculum with vocal or instrumental emphasis. The degree is highly concentrated with approximately 95 of the 140 hours in music. There is a solid general studies core of subjects included in this degree as well. Most of the students who pursue this degree will go on to graduate school and to more advanced studies in music.
The School of Music also offers a graduate degree, Master of Music Education which totals 36 hours.
For more information:
Music Education Faculty
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- Amy Acklin - Instrumental Music Education, Graduate Studies
- Robert Amchin - General Music Education, Graduate Studies, Division Head
- Robert Bertke - Public School Music
- Christopher Doane- General Music Education; Dean
- Doug Elmore - String Methods
- Alexis Paxton - Choral Methods
- Linda Ratti - String Pedagogy
- Jerry Tolson - Instrumental Music Education, Jazz Studies
The School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM): http://nasm.arts-accredit.org