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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Music Education

Students will be required to select one of two emphases: Choral/Vocal emphasis or Instrumental emphasis. Students must earn a minimum of 77 hours in music and 39 hours in professional education.

Vocal/choral majors normally will choose an applied emphasis in voice or keyboard. Instrumental majors normally will choose a standard band or orchestra instrument as their applied emphasis.

MUS Requirements Credits: 69-73 (three are general education)

Certification Requirements Credits: 39 (three are general education)

Requirements for Music, B.M.E

Music Theory and Aural Perception (Credits: 18-19)

One course from:

Music Literature and History (Credits: 12 - three are general education)

One course from:

All count as SWS general education.

Keyboard Musicianship (Credits: 3 for Instrumental, 4 for Choral/Vocal)

Piano majors are exempt from this requirement.

Music Education (Professional) Courses: (Credits: Instrumental 23, Choral/Vocal 21)

Ensembles (Credits: 7-9)

Instrumental Music Majors:

May be repeated for credit.

Students taking applied lessons in wind, brass, or percussion must also take MUS 107 - Marching Band for 2 semesters.

Choral/Vocal Majors:

May be repeated for credit.

Applied Music, Instrumental and Choral/Vocal (Credits: 7)

  • MUS 141 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Freshman Credits: 1
  • MUS 142 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Freshman Credits: 1
  • MUS 241 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Sophomore Credits: 1
  • MUS 242 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Sophomore Credits: 1
  • MUS 341 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Junior Credits: 1
  • MUS 342 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Junior Credits: 1
  • MUS 441 - Private Instruction in Voice and Instruments  Senior Credits: 1

Certification Requirements (Credits 39 - 3 are general education)

Music Program Description

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