Catalog 2010-2012

Music Education (Extended Program)

The B.M. Music Education major requires a minimum of 136 total hours for Specialization A, minimum of 137 total hours for Specialization B, and a minimum of 149 total hours for Specialization C to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx), the Professional Education Requirements (page xxx), and the specified major requirements to complete the minimum of 136, 137 or 149 hours (depending on specialization). 

 

Required:

  Music, Organizations and Ensembles (530:xxx).....7 hours

  Applied Music (540:xxx) see specializations below

  Music Education and Methods: 570:050; 570:141.....5 hours

  Music Theory: 580:011; 580:012; 580:013; 580:014; 580:015; 580:016; 580:017; 580:018; 580:025; 580:026; 580:027; 580:028; 580:110.....18 hours

  Music History and Musicology: 590:001; 590:002; 590:003.....8 hours

CORE TOTAL (applicable to all specializations below).....38 hours

 

Specialization A below.....28 hours
MAJOR TOTAL.....66 hours

Specialization B below.....29 hours
MAJOR TOTAL.....67 hours

Specialization C below.....39 hours
MAJOR TOTAL.....77 hours

 

Specializations (choose A, B, or C below)

Specialization A (Choral/General: K-8, 5-12)

Applied Music: (540:xxx) including at least 4 hours of 100/3000/4000-level work in major area.....12 hours

Applied Music: Applied Piano 540:060 (taken beyond 540:P46).....2 hours

Music Techniques: 560:018; 560:022; 560:030; 560:031.....7 hours

Music Education and Methods: 570:075; 570:130; 570:165.....7 hours

28 hours

 

Specialization B (Instrumental: K-8, 5-12)

Applied Music (540:xxx) including at least 4 hours of 100/3000/4000-level work in major area.....14 hours

Music Techniques: 560:017; 560:021.....5 hours

Music Education and Methods: 570:010 (6 hrs., including one course each from brass, percussion, strings, and woodwinds); 570:161; 570:162; 570:163; 570:164.....10 hours

29 hours

 

Specialization C (Jazz: K-8, 5-12)

Applied Music (540:xxx) including at least 4 hours of 100/3000/4000-level work in major area.....14 hours

Music Techniques: 560:017; 560:021; 560:052/560:152.....8 hours

Music Education and Methods: 570:010; 570:161; 570:162; 570:163; 570:164.....10 hours

Music Theory: 580:127; 580:128.....4 hours

Music History and Musicology: 590:160.....3 hours

39 hours

 

Note: Music Education majors will meet the requirements of 250:150 Classroom Evaluation Instruments (Professional Education Requirements), by completing 570:141 (all majors), and 570:161, 570:162, 570:163, and 570:164 (instrumental and jazz majors); or 570:165 (Choral/General majors). They will meet the requirements of 240:020 Educational Media by completing 570:050 Introduction to Music Education. These options remain valid only for those students who complete their undergraduate degrees in music education.

 

Additional Major Requirements:

1. For all specializations: degree recital (half recital).

2. For specialization C (Jazz): two (2) semesters of jazz combo are required in addition to the large ensemble requirement (7 hours) of orchestra, chorus or band.

3. For all specializations: students must have a minimum grade of C in all music subjects and pass the degree recital in order to qualify for student teaching.

4. Large ensemble requirements for guitar majors can be fulfilled by participation in either Jazz I, II, III, or IV, or a jazz combo.

5. Guitar majors may not pursue the Music Education with Jazz specialization degree.

6. Students declaring the Jazz Specialization C cannot double major in Instrumental Specialization B within the Music Education Major.