Music Education B.M. (Concentration in Choral)

Degree Requirements: 132 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Music Theory
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Music Theory III
Aural Skills III
Applied Music
Select 6 credit hours from the following:6
Applied Music (two semesters @ 1 credit hour)
Group Piano I
Group Piano II
Group Piano III
Group Piano IV
Major Requirements
EDUC   2110Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education 3
EDUC   2120Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts 3
EDUC   2130Exploring Learning and Teaching 3
MUSA XXXXApplied Music (four semesters @ 1 credit hour)4
MUSA   2101Recital0
MUSC   1515Technology in Music 1
MUSC   2334Music Theory IV 3
MUSC   2411Diction for Singers I 1
MUSC   2412Diction for Singers II 1
MUSC   2514Aural Skills IV1
MUSC   2621Introduction to Music Education 2
MUSC   3131History of Music I 3
MUSC   3132History of Music II 3
MUSC   3232Elementary Methods and Materials in Music 3
MUSC   3610Orchestration2
MUSC   4411Basic Conducting 1
MUSC   4421Voice Pedagogy 2
MUSC   4431Choral Conducting and Literature 3
MUSC   4532Secondary Methods and Materials in Music 3
MUSC   4611Seminar in Music Education 1
MUSC   4632Student Teaching Seminar3
MUSC   4799Student Teaching in P-12 Music Education 9
Select one of the following Options:4
Option I
Instrumental Methods I
Instrumental Methods II
Opera Theatre
Elective Ensemble
Option II
Percussion Methods
String Methods
Woodwind Methods
Brass Methods
MUSE   1100Recital Attendance (six semesters)0
MUSE 3XXXLarge Ensemble (six semesters @ 1 credit hour)6
SPED   3333Introduction to Special Education 3
Total Credit Hours132

Program Admission Criteria

  • All prospective music majors must pass an entrance audition in the primary area.

Other Program Requirements

  • See the requirements for all music degree programs.
  • See the Department of Music Handbook for policies governing degree programs.
  • Must meet all requirements for admission to and retention in the Teacher Education Program, including GPA, field experiences, and GACE tests. See College of Education Student Success Center to ensure that all certification requirements are met.


All music majors are advised in Room 3002 of the Foy Building, (912) 478-7740.