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Music with Emphasis in Music Education (Vocal) (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)
(Solely dependent on the ensemble audition.)
Recital Attendance 097 (six semesters of ā€œSā€) 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 1355 1
Woodwind Methods 2355 1
Percussion Methods 1375 or String Methods 3355 1
Elementary School Music Methods 2284,5 2
Middle and Junior High School Music Methods 3285 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
Ensemble Scoring I and II 345-346
Choral Techniques 428 2
Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development ECPY 5075 3
Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools EDTP 5025 3
Human Interaction/Professional Growth MUED 5336 2
Sp Method-Vocal MUED 5565,6,7 3
Student Teaching-Elementary School MUED 5206 4
Student Teaching-Secondary School MUED 5346 4
Total 38
Supportive Area
Type Hours
Applied Lessons (three additional 2-hour courses) 6
Voice Pedagogy 571 2
Piano Class 131-3323,5 or Voice 133-3345 (six 1-hour courses) 6
Diction 123-124 2
Conducting II 360-015 2
Healthy Lifestyles I HSS 184 3
Elective 1
Total 22
Type Hours
Minimum Total 142

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. Keyboard principals must pass the Piano Proficiency Examination before taking the examination for MUS 212.
  4. MUS 242 Theory IV.
  5. MUS 361-01 and -02 Music Literature.
  6. MUS 097 Recital Attendance, four semesters with grade of ā€œSā€
  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 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.

5 These courses are prerequisites for student teaching.

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

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

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