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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


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 to 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 to 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: instrumental 3, choral/vocal 4)

Piano majors are exempt from this requirement.

Music Education (Professional) Courses: (Credits: instrumental 23, choral/vocal 21)

Ensembles (Credits: 7 to 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 two semesters.

Choral/Vocal Majors

May be repeated for credit.

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

Certification Requirements (Credits: 39, three are general education)

Music Program Description

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