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Music with Emphasis in Music Education (Instrumental) (BM)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Major: MUED

Degree: BM

Unit: Music

Program Courses

Type Hours
University-wide General Education requirements1,2 34
Music Theory 141-242 (four 4-hour courses) 16
Music Literature 361 (four 3-hour courses) 12
Principal Ensemble (seven 1-hour courses)
(Strings take section 01, others solely dependent on the ensemble audition.  Music Education students who are woodwind, brass, or percussion principals are required to fulfill two years of ensemble performance in the marching band. Entering students will be expected to fulfill this requirement during the freshman and sophomore years. Transfer students will be required to fulfill a minimum of one year. A second year may be required based upon evaluation of the transcript.)
7
Recital Attendance 097 (six semesters of “S”) 0
Conducting I 359 2
Analysis 347 2
Applied Lessons (four 2-hour courses) 8
Introduction to Music Study 100 1
Piano Proficiency 297 0
Total 82

Plan Courses

Major Area
Type Hours
Brass Methods 1356, 1364,6 2
Woodwind Methods 2356, 2364,6 2
String Methods 3356, 3364,6 2
Elementary School Music Methods 2285,6 2
Middle and Junior High School Music Methods 328 2
Voice Class 2276 1
   or Marching Band Techniques 3376 2
Music Education Rehearsal Practicum 301-402 (four 1/2-hour courses)
Introduction to Music Education 116 1
Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 118 1
Jazz Methods 338 2
Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development ECPY 5076 3
Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools EDTP 5026 3
Human Interaction/Professional Growth MUED 5337 2
Sp Method-Instrumental MUED 5567,8 3
Student Teaching-Elementary MUED 5207 4
Student Teaching-Secondary School MUED 5347 4
Total 36-37
Supporting Area
Type Hours
Applied Lessons (three additional 2-hour courses) 6
Piano Class 131-2323,6 (four 1-hour courses) 4
Ensemble Scoring I & II 345–346 4
Conducting II 360-024 2
Minor Ensemble 119 (four 1/2-hour courses) 2
Healthy Lifestyles I HSS 184 3
Elective 1
 Total 22 

Total

Type Hours
Minimum Total 140-141

Admission to Senior College

No B.M. degree student may enroll for 400-level music courses until all of the following requirements have been satisfied:

  1. Completion of at least 48 credits toward the degree.
  2. MUS 232 Piano Class.
  3. MUS 212. The examination for MUS 212 will be graded by an expanded jury. The student must prepare at least 11 minutes of music.
  4. MUS 242 Theory IV.
  5. MUS 361-01 and -02 Music Literature.
  6. MUS 097 Recital Attendance, four semesters with grade of “S”.
  7. ENGL 101 or ENGL 105 and at least three additional general education courses.
  8. GPA of 2.5.

1 Students are required to take PAS 214 African American Music (Arts and Humanities content: Cultural Diversity competency)) and ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures (Social and Behavioral Sciences content: Cultural Diversity competency).

2 MUH courses may not be taken to fulfill any General Education requirement.

3 Students must pass the Piano Proficiency Examination before receiving credit for the 4th semester of the piano requirement. Students must be enrolled continuously in the class until their piano requirement has been completed. Students who pass the Piano Proficiency Examination before the 4th semester of Piano Class are encouraged to continue keyboard study for a total of four semesters.

4 Brass students shall substitute MUS 137 for MUS 136. Woodwind students shall substitute MUS 137 for MUS 236. String students will complete only one semester each of brass and woodwind methods along with one semester of percussion methods and two semesters of string methods. They will also be required to take MUS 339 String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature.

5 This course is necessary for admittance to teacher education. Upon enrollment in MUS 228, the student shall secure an application for admission to teacher education from the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 as part of admission to Teacher Education.

6 These courses are prerequisites for student teaching.

7 Admission to Teacher Education is required before enrolling in these courses.

8 MUED 556 must be taken prior to MUED 520 or MUED 534.

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