Aug 18, 2019  
2019-20 Catalog 
    
2019-20 Catalog

Music Education: Instrumental (Early Childhood through Adolescence), B.M.


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This major is administered by the Department of Music .

 

There are three majors in music education (Early Childhood through Adolescence): (1) instrumental; (2) choral; and (3) general music. When you major in one area, you can complete “add-on” certification requirements in the other two.

In addition, a noncertifiable area of emphasis is available in Suzuki talent education to complement the music education tracks.

Teacher Certification Note: Enrollment caps are in effect for those seeking teacher certification. Please contact the Music Department early for entrance requirements and application procedures. Also see the information about the Professional Education Program and the elementary and secondary education curricula for teacher certification in the Education  section of this catalog. You must complete all requirements before you begin your student teaching/ internship semester.

Secondary/K-12 Education


Refer to the “Secondary/K-12 Education” portion of the Education  section earlier in this catalog for information about admission to the Professional Education Program and teacher certification requirements. NOTE: To graduate with a comprehensive Music Education - Instrumental major, completion of all teacher certification requirements, including student teaching in Music Education - Instrumental, is required.

Note


MUED 400  satisfies the Capstone Experience requirement. MUED 326 , along with MUS 395 , will satisfy 4 credits of the Communication in the Major requirement.

Music, 61 credits


(String music ed, 62 credits)

Note


Take MUS 379  to satisfy 2 credits  toward Communication in the Major requirement. Placement exam required. If insufficient background, MUS 109  is prerequisite.

Orchestration, 2 credits


Applied music, 10 credits


Complete the 300 level of study on a band or orchestra instrument or piano. Perform in a juried public performance at appropriate level.

Applied music (minor)


  • MUS 246 - Group Piano III 2 cr. or
  • Level 100 in applied piano or
  • complete the 200 level of study on a band or orchestra instrument if piano is the major instrument.

Note


String majors must take MUS 154  with MUS 153  as prerequisite. Percussion majors may substitute 2 semesters of MUS 138 /MUS 238 /MUS 338 /MUS 438  for MUS 155 .

Note


MUS 395 , along with MUED 326 , will satisfy 4 credits of the Communication in the Major requirement.

Large ensemble, 7 credits


Take at least 7 credits of large ensemble. Required every semester enrolled except student teaching (1 credit per semester). (See Note 3  above.) Piano majors: 1 credit from MUS 328  (taken in lieu of large ensemble upon course offering).

Suzuki Talent Education, Area of Emphasis, 9 credits


Special interest area that does NOT lead to certification.

Add-on certification areas


We recommend that voice or piano majors complete both choral (Early Childhood through Adolescence) and general music (Early Childhood through Adolescence) tracks. If you are an instrumental major, you may also wish to expand your certification areas. Consult your adviser.

Instrumental (Early Childhood through Adolescence)


Certification for choral or general majors.

Major applied band or orchestra instrument


Complete 200 level of study.

Note

String majors must take MUS 154  with MUS 153  as prerequisite.

Percussion majors may substitute 2 semesters of MUS 138 MUS 238 MUS 338 , MUS 438  for MUS 155  .

Advanced instrumental conducting, 2 credits

Large ensemble, 4 credits

Student teaching, 5 credits


Take at least 5 credits from:

Choral (Early Childhood through Adolescence)


Certification for instrumental or general majors.

Voice applied


Complete 200-level of study.

Piano applied


Large ensemble, 4 credits


Small vocal ensemble, 1 credit


Choral literature


Choral conducting, 2 credits


Vocal pedagogy, 2 credits


Student teaching, 5 credits


Take at least 5 credits from:

General music (Early Childhood through Adolescence)


Certification for instrumental or choral majors.

Voice applied


Complete 100-level of study if a choral major or MUS 150  and voice evaluation if an instrumental major.

Piano applied


Large ensemble, 2 semesters


General Music Methods, 2 credits


Additional music history, 3 credits


Choose from:

Student teaching, 5 credits


Take at least 5 credits from:

Capstone Experience


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