Music Education B.M. (Instrumental)

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 Education3
EDUC   2120Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts 3
Exploring Learning and Teaching
MUSA XXXXApplied Music (four semesters @ 1 credit hour)4
MUSA   2101Recital0
MUSC   1515Technology in Music1
MUSC   2334Music Theory IV3
MUSC   2514Aural Skills IV1
MUSC   2621Introduction to Music Education2
MUSC   3131History of Music I3
MUSC   3132History of Music II3
MUSC   3213Percussion Methods1
MUSC   3215String Methods1
MUSC   3216Voice Class1
MUSC   3217Woodwind Methods 1
MUSC   3218Brass Methods1
MUSC   3232Elementary Methods and Materials in Music3
MUSC   3610Orchestration2
MUSC   4211Marching Band Techniques1
MUSC   4411Basic Conducting1
MUSC   4432Instrumental Conducting and Literature3
MUSC   4532Secondary Methods and Materials in Music3
MUSC   4611Seminar in Music Education1
MUSC   4632Student Teaching Seminar3
MUSC   4799Student Teaching in P-12 Music Education9
MUSE   1100Recital Attendance (six semesters)0
MUSE 3XXXLarge Ensemble (six semesters @ 1 credit hour) 16
MUSE 3XXXAdditional Assigned Ensemble (two semesters @ 1 credit hour)2
SPED   3333Introduction to Special Education3
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.