School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

Liberal Arts

The 27 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. For more information, see "Academic Courses of Study."
Academic Courses of Study

Vocal

Keyb.

Guitar

Wind

Perc.

Strings

English or writing

6

6

6

6

6

6

Humanities

3

3

3

3

3

3

Natural sciences (not computer science)

3

3

3

3

3

3

Mathematics (not computer science)

3

3

3

3

3

3

Modern language (Spanish, French, German, Italian)+

3

3

3

3

3

3

Educational Psychology PSYC 21010

3

3

3

3

3

3

Liberal arts electives*

6

6

6

6

6

6

Total

27

27

27

27

27

27

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Vocal

Keyb.

Guitar

Wind

Perc.

Strings

Social and Cultural Foundations of Education EDUC 34000

3

3

3

3

3

3

Music history

9

9

9

9

9

9

History and Literature of Music I-III MUTH 25500, 25600, 35500

Total

12

12

12

12

12

12

Music Requirements

Vocal

Keyb.

Guitar

Wind

Perc.

Strings

Performance major

15

15

15

15

15

15

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy

4

4

4

4

4

4

Performance minor

1

4

4

Ensemble

Instrumental

-

-

-

7.5

7.5

7.5

Choral

7.5

5.5

5.5

1

1

1

Pianist as Collaborator

-

2

-

-

-

-

Guitar Ensemble

-

-

2

-

-

-

Fundamentals of Music Theory MUTH 10100++ 

(1)

(1)

(1)

(1)

(1)

(1)

Introduction to Musical Styles MUTH 12100

2

2

2

2

2

2

Music theory

10

10

10

10

10

10

Music Theory I MUTH 12200

Music Theory II-III MUTH 22100-MUTH 22200

Form and Analysis MUTH 32100

Analysis of Music since 1900 MUTH 32200

Sight-singing

5

5

5

5

5

5

Sight-Singing I-II MUTH 13300-MUTH 13400

Advanced Sight-Singing III-IV MUTH 23300-MUTH 23400

Music electives++

3-4

3-4

3-4

5-6

5-6

7-8

Diction

4

2

2

-

-

-

Introduction to Music Technology MUMC 10300

1

1

1

1

1

1

Recital Attendance MUMC 10100 (six semesters required)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

53.5

54.5

54.5

51.5

51.5

53.5

Music Education Requirements

Vocal

Keyb.

Guitar

Wind

Perc.

Strings

Child abuse workshop EDUC 11000

0

0

0

0

0

0

Drug and alcohol abuse workshop EDUC 11100

0

0

0

0

0

0

Secondary instruments

4

4

5

9(9.5)**

10

7

Wind Instrument Pedagogy MUED 37500

-

-

-

2

2

-

Class instruments

4

4

4

2

1

3

Classroom Instruments MUED 24600

1

1

1

-

-

-

Contemporary Ensembles in the Public Schools MUED 28000-MUED 28200 1 1 1 1 1 1

String Pedagogy MUED 34700

-

-

-

-

-

2

Music Education for Children MUED 26700

2

2

2

2

2

2

General and Choral Music in the Secondary School MUED 36800

2

2

2

-

-

-

Introduction to Music Education - Career Orientation MUED 10100 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 .5 .5
Music Field Experience I MUED 10200 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 .5 .5
Music Field Experience II MUED 20100 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 .5 .5
Current Topics in Music Education - Career Orientation MUED 20200 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 .5 .5

Teaching Vocal--General Music MUED 36100

1

1

1

-

-

-

Teaching Instrumental Music MUED 36200

-

-

-

1

1

1

Junior student teaching MUED 36900 or MUED 37100

2

2

2

2

2

2

Junior student teaching and rehearsal techniques lab MUED 38000-MUED 38200

2

2

2

2

2

2

Conducting MUED 30100-MUED 30400

4

4

4

4

4

4

Senior student teaching MUED 46800 or MUED 46900

6

6

6

6

6

6

Laboratory Band MUED 35600

1

1

1

-

-

-

Total

32

32

33

33

33

32

Total for degree

124.5

125.5

126.5

123.5 (124)

123.5

124.5

+ Students who place into level 102 or higher of modern languages meet the minimum requirements for modern language proficiency. These students can fulfill the 3-credit modern language requirement by taking an upper-level modern language course or by substituting 3 credits of liberal arts electives for this requirement.

* An additional semester of modern language is recommended.

++ Students may fulfill this requirement by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

** Saxophone music education majors add 0.5 Class Horn.

Vocal

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

-

Music history

-

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Diction

2

2

Introduction to Music Technology

-

1

Introduction to Music Education-Career Orientation 0.5 -
Music Field Experience I - 0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

16.5(17.5)

17.5

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Educational Psychology

3

-

Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

-

3

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Music Education for Children

-

2

Classroom Instruments

1

-

Woodwind Class

-

1

Contemporary Ensembles-Public Schools - 1

Music Field Experience II

0.5

-

Current Topics in Music Education-Career Orientation - 0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

16

17

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

-

Private voice

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Music in Secondary School

-

2

Conducting

2

2

Percussion Class

-

1

Student Teaching: Vocal

2

-

Teaching Vocal--General Music

1

-

Student Teaching and Rehearsal Techniques Lab

-

2

Brass Class

1

-

Laboratory Band

-

1

Private piano

1

-

Child abuse workshop

-

0

Drug abuse workshop

0

-

Recital Attendance

0

0

15.5

13.5

Senior Year
Fall**
Spring**

Liberal arts

-

12

Private voice

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

0.5

1

Student teaching

6

-

Music electives

4(3)

-

String Class

1

-

13(12)

15.5

** Entire semesters may be reversed in order.

Wind and Percussion

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

-

Music history

-

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Secondary instrument

1

1

Class Voice

-

1

Introduction to Music Technology

1

-

Introduction to Music Education-Career Orientation 0.5 -
Music Field Experience I - 0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

16.5 (17.5)

16.5

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Liberal arts

3

-

Educational Psychology

-

3

Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

3

-

Music Education for Children

-

2

Contemporary Ensembles-Public Schools - 1

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Choral ensemble

0.5

0.5

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Secondary instrument

1

1 (1.5)*

Music Field Experience II 0.5 -

Current Topics in Music Education-Career Orientation

-

0.5

Drug abuse workshop

0

-

Child abuse workshop

-

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

17.5

17.5(18)

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Music theory

2

2

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Secondary instrument

2

1

Wind Instrument Pedagogy

2

-

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching: Instrumental

2

-

Student Teaching and Rehearsal Techniques Lab

-

2

Teaching Instrumental Music

-

1

Recital Attendance

0

0

13.5

14.5

Senior Year
Fall**
Spring**

Liberal arts

-

9

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

String Class

1

-

Student teaching

6

0

Music electives

4

2(1)

Instrumental ensemble

0.5

1

13

14.5 (13.5)

* Saxophone music education majors add 0.5 Class Horn.

** Entire semesters may be reversed in order.

Strings

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

-

Music history

-

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Secondary instrument*

1

1

Class Voice

-

1

Introduction to Music Technology

-

1

Introduction to Music Education-Career Orientation 0.5 -

Music Field Experience I

-

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

15.5 (16.5)

17.5

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Liberal arts

3

3

Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

-

3

Educational Psychology

3

-

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Secondary instrument*

1

1

Contemporary Ensembles-Public Schools

-

1

Music Field Experience II 0.5 -

Current Topics in Music Education-Career Orientation

-

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

17

18

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

-

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Music theory

2

2

Instrumental ensemble

1

1

Music Education for Children

-

2

String Pedagogy

2

-

Brass Class*

-

1

Woodwind Class*

1

-

Percussion Class*

-

1

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching: Instrumental

2

-

Teaching Instrumental Music

-

1

Student Teaching and Rehearsal Techniques Lab

-

2

Choral ensemble

0.5

0.5

Drug abuse workshop

0

-

Child abuse workshop

-

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

16

15

Senior Year
Fall**
Spring**

Liberal arts

-

6

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Student teaching

6

-

Music electives

5(4)

3

Instrumental ensemble

0.5

1

13(12)

12.5

* Violin and viola majors follow a different sequence of secondary instruction. See "Secondary Instrument Study Plans."
Secondary Instrument Study Plans

** Entire semesters may be reversed in order.

Keyboard

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

-

Music history

-

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Pianist as Collaborator

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Class Voice

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

-

1

Introduction to Music Education-Career Orientation

0.5

-

Music Field Experience I

-

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

15.5 (16.5)

16.5

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Music history

3

3

Educational Psychology

3

-

Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

-

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Music Education for Children

-

2

Private voice

1

1

Classroom Instruments

1

-

Woodwind Class

-

1

Diction

2

-

Contemporary Ensembles-Public Schools - 1
Music Field Experience II 0.5 -

Current Topics in Music Education-Career Orientation

-

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

17

18

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Music in Secondary School

-

2

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching and Rehearsal Techniques Lab

-

2

Student Teaching: Vocal

2

-

Teaching Vocal--General Music

1

-

Private voice

1

1

Drug abuse workshop

0

-

Child abuse workshop

-

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

14.5

15.5

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

9

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

String Class

1

-

Brass Class

-

1

Percussion Class

-

1

Laboratory Band

-

1

Student teaching

6

-

Music electives

4(3)

-

Choral ensemble

0.5

1

13(12)

15.5

Guitar

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring

English or writing

3

3

Liberal arts

3

-

Music history

-

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

-

Styles/Music Theory I

2

2

Sight-Singing I, II

1.5

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship

1

1

Class Voice

1

1

Introduction to Music Technology

-

1

Brass Class - 1
Introduction to Music Education-Career Orientation 0.5 -

Music Field Experience I

-

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

15.5 (16.5)

17.5

Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring

Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

-

3

Educational Psychology

3

-

Music history

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Choral ensemble

1

1

Music Theory II, III

2

2

Sight-Singing III, IV

1

1

Keyboard Musicianship

1

-

Music Education for Children

-

2

Private voice

1

1

Classroom Instruments

-

1

Diction

2

-

Contemporary Ensemble-Public Schools - 1
Music Field Experience II 0.5 -

Current Topics in Music Education-Career Orientation

-

0.5

Recital Attendance

0

0

17

18

Junior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

3

3

Private instrument

2

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

Guitar Ensemble

1

1

Music theory

2

2

Percussion Class

-

1

Conducting

2

2

Student Teaching and Rehearsal Techniques Lab

-

2

Student Teaching: Vocal

2

-

Music in Secondary School

-

2

Teaching Vocal--General Music

1

-

Private voice

1

1

Drug abuse workshop

0

-

Child abuse workshop

-

0

Recital Attendance

0

0

14.5

16.5

Senior Year
Fall
Spring

Liberal arts

-

9

Private instrument

1

2

Repertoire class

0.5

0.5

String Class

1

-

Woodwind Class

-

1

Laboratory Band

-

1

Student teaching

6

-

Music electives

4(3)

-

Choral ensemble

0.5

1

13(12)

14.5