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

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 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
Secondary General Music/Humanities 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

Upper Division Evaluation

All students enrolled in a music degree program will be reviewed at the approximate midpoint of the selected program in order for students to achieve Upper Division status. Students must meet the standards of this review to register for 400-level courses in music. Both the elements and standards of the review are established by the faculty and include credit for MUS 242 Theory IV; MUS 361-01 and 361-02 Music Literature; 4 semesters of Applied Instrument at the course numbers required for the degree; MUS 359 Conducting (all BM programs; not required for BA programs); Piano Proficiency Examination; MUS 097 Recital Attendance, with ā€œSā€ for 4 semesters; Ensemble Participation; cumulative 2.5 GPA (good standing); minimum of 48 credit hours completed; pass English 101 or 105 and 3 additional Gen Ed courses.

Additional specific elements and standards appropriate to specific degree programs in jazz studies, music composition, music education, music history, instrumental and vocal performance, pedagogy, music theory, and music therapy are required of students in order to achieve Upper Division status and to continue in the degree program. Specific degree requirements are determined by the division and area faculties and are outlined in the Music Student Handbook and the various Division handbooks.

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 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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