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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN MUSIC WITH P-12 TEACHER CERTIFICATION

 

OPTION I - INSTRUMENTAL--54 semester hours

  • MUAM 123-423 Six semester hours of Applied Music attaining levels as outlined in the Music Department Handbook
  • MUPR 109-119 Six hours of Ensembles as outlined in the Music Department Handbook
  • MUPR 117 Class Piano I
  • MUPR 118 Class Piano II

Four hours of Instrumental technique classes to be chosen from:

  • MUPR 211 Brass Instruments (Trumpet and Horn)
  • MUPR 212 Woodwind Instruments (Clarinet and Saxophone)
  • MUPR 213 Brass Instruments (Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba)
  • MUPR 214 Woodwind Instruments (Flute, Oboe, Bassoon)
  • MUPR 215 Percussion Instruments
  • MUPR 216 String Instruments
  • MUSC 131 Music Theory and Skills I
  • MUSC 132 Music Theory and Skills II
  • MUSC 231 Music Theory and Skills III
  • MUSC 232 Music Theory and Skills IV
  • MUSC 312 Basic Conducting
  • MUSC 333 Music History I
  • MUSC 334 Music History II
  • MUSC 335 World Music
  • MUSC 421 Orchestration
  • MUSC 423 Form and Analysis
  • MUSC 424 20th Century Music
  • MUED 324 Teaching Music in the Elementary School
  • MUED 336 Instrumental Methods
  • MUED 411 Advanced Conducting-Instrumental
  • MUED 425 Music Core Seminar

Students seeking secondary certification must also take the 36 hours of required professional education courses as described in the Department of Education - Secondary Education portion of this website


OPTION II -VOCAL–54 semester hours

  • MUAM 121-421 Six semester hours of Applied Music attaining levels as outlined in the Music Department Handbook
  • MUPR 110  Six hours of Ensembles as outlined in the Music Department Handbook
  • MUPR 117 Class Piano I
  • MUPR 118 Class Piano II
  • MUPR 121 Class Voice and Diction
  • MUSC 131 Music Theory and Skills I
  • MUSC 132 Music Theory and Skills II
  • MUSC 231 Music Theory and Skills III
  • MUSC 232 Music Theory and Skills IV\
  • MUSC 312 Basic Conducting
  • MUSC 333 Music History I
  • MUSC 334 Music History II
  • MUSC 335 World Music
  • MUSC 421 Orchestration
  • MUSC 423 Form and Analysis
  • MUSC 424 20th Century Music
  • MUED 324 Teaching Music in the Elementary School
  • MUED 334 Methods and Materials
  • MUED 410 Advanced Conducting-Choral
  • MUED 421 Vocal Techniques
  • MUED 425 Music Core Seminar

Students seeking secondary certification must also take the 36 hours of required professional education courses as described in the Department of Education - Secondary Education portion of this website

OPTION III - VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL– 62 semester hours

  • MUAM 121-423 Six semester hours of Applied Music attaining levels as outlined in the Music Department Handbook
  • MUPR 110  Six hours of Ensembles as outlined in the Music Department Handbook (there are no inclusive options for a vocal major)
  • MUPR 117 Class Piano I
  • MUPR 118 Class Piano II
  • MUPR 121 Class Voice and Diction

Four hours of Instrumental technique classes to be chosen from:

  • MUPR 211 Brass Instruments (Trumpet and Horn)
  • MUPR 212 Woodwind Instruments (Clarinet and Saxophone)
  • MUPR 213 Brass Instruments (Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba)
  • MUPR 214 Woodwind Instruments (Flute, Oboe, Bassoon)
  • MUPR 215 Percussion Instruments
  • MUPR 216 String Instruments
  • MUPR 131 Music Theory and Skills I
  • MUPR 132 Music Theory and Skills II
  • MUPR 231 Music Theory and Skills III
  • MUPR 232 Music Theory and Skills IV
  • MUSC 312 Basic Conducting
  • MUSC 333 Music History I
  • MUSC 334 Music History II
  • MUSC 335 World Music
  • MUSC 421 Orchestration
  • MUSC 423 Form and Analysis
  • MUSC 424 20th Century Music
  • MUED 324 Teaching Music in the Elementary School
  • MUED 334 Methods and Materials-Choral, General Music (Middle School)
  • MUED 336 Instrumental Methods|
  • MUED 410 Advanced Conducting-Choral
  • MUED 411 Advanced Conducting-Instrumental
  • MUED 421 Vocal Techniques
  • MUED 425 Music Core Seminar

Students seeking secondary certification must also take the 36 hours of required professional education courses as described in the Department of Education - Secondary Education portion of this website

Option III candidates: Voice majors must add 2 semesters of Instrumental Ensembles and Instrumental majors must add 2 semesters of Vocal Ensembles. Instrumental majors must also add two semesters of applied voice.

All Music Education majors:  All candidates pursuing the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education MUST be accepted into the Teacher Education program before they will be allowed to register for EDUC 432, Fundamentals of Secondary Education or ELEM 430, Classroom Management and Behavior.