Instrumental Education Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Music Education - Instrumental.

Visit the Music Department to learn more about this program.

 

  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

MUS 130 Music Theory and Ear Training I - 4
MUSA Applied Music 100-level course - 1
MUSE Ensemble - 1
PE D 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
General education required courses - 9
Total semester credits - 16

MUS 103 Class Voice - 1
MUS 131 Music Theory and Ear Training II - 4
MUSA Applied Music 100-level course - 2
TED 120 Introduction to Education and
Instructional Technology - 3
General education required course - 6
Total semester credits - 16

Sophomore
Year

MUS 230 Music Theory and Ear Training III - 4
MUS 234 Music History and Literature I - 4
MUS Techniques courses - 2
MUSA Applied Music 100-level course - 2
General education required course - 4
Total semester credits - 16

MUS 231 Music Theory and Ear Training IV - 4
MUS 235 Music History and Literature II - 4
MUS Techniques courses - 2
MUSA Applied Music 100-level course - 2
TED 211 or 212 Educational Psychology - 5
Total semester credits - 17

Junior
Year

MUS 333 20th Century Music - 3
MUS 342 Conducting - 2
MUS Techniques courses - 2
MUSA Applied Music 300-level course - 2
General education required courses - 6
Total semester credits - 15

MUS Techniques courses - 1
MUS 343 Instrumental Conducting - 2
MUSA Applied Music 300-level course - 2
Upper level music course (200+) - 3
General education required courses - 6
Total semester credits - 14

Senior
Year

MUS 351 Music Education I - 3
MUSA Applied Music 300-level course - 2
PSYC 330 The Exceptional Child - 3
Upper level music course (200+) - 3
General education required courses - 4
Total semester credits - 15

MUS 352 Music Education II - 3
MUS 491 Senior Recital - 0
TED 420 School and Society - 3
TED 422 Content Area Literacy - 3
Upper level music course (200+) - 3
General education required course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Super
Senior
Year

TED 475 Student Teaching - 12
Total semester credits - 12

 
Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 38 cr.
Core - 36 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 33 cr.
Certification Requirements (not part of major) - 29 cr.
Credits to Degree - 136 cr.

MUS 140 Class Piano for Music Majors and Minors is offered to help prepare students for the Piano Proficiency Requirement.

MUS 240 Piano Proficiency - Examination must be passed to fulfill the degree requirements.

Students must be enrolled in Symphonic Wind Ensemble or Orchestra (MUSE 111 or 113) each semester they are on campus.

 


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