Music, BM - Music Education - Instrumental

General Education Curriculum

(39-40 Semester Hours)

See General Education Curriculum Requirements

Teacher Education Majors are required to pass the following courses with a C or higher as part of their major and their General Education Curriculum.

MA 113 - College Algebra or higher Math including MA 123 (3 semester hours)
COM 101 - Oral Communication
PSY 206 - Human Growth and Development

Major Courses:

Grade of C or better required. (For course descriptions, see the Undergraduate Bulletin)

MUS 101 - Theory I
MUS 102 - Theory II
MUS 103 - Theory Lab I
MUS 104 - Theory Lab II
MUS 105 - Introduction to Music Literature
MUS 121 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds
MUS 122 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds
MUS 201 - Theory III
MUS 202 - Theory IV
MUS 203 - Theory Lab III
MUS 204 - Theory Lab IV
MUS 220B - Brass Instruments
MUS 220PR - Percussion Instruments
MUS 220S - String Instruments
MUS 220W - Woodwind Instruments
MUS 221 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds
MUS 222 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds
MUS 301 - History Of Music
MUS 302 - History Of Music
MUS 305 - Form and Analysis
MUS 306 - Arranging and Orchestration Techniques
MUS 315 - Conducting
MUS 317 - Instrumental Conducting
MUS 320 - Music Education Materials and Methods
MUS 321 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds
MUS 322 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds
MUS 326 - Secondary Music Methods (Instrumental
MUS 421 - Major Brass Lessons, Music Composition, Percussion, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds

 

Professional Education Requirements, K-12:

(Minimum grade of C required)

ED 300 - Education as a Profession
ED 302 - Art and Science of Teaching
ED 306 - Introduction to Exceptional Learners
ED 360 - Educational Psychology
ED 401 - Classroom Management
ED 407 - Observation and Directed Teaching Grades K-12

Select Music Ensemble: (8 Semester Hours)

Note: All music majors are required to enroll and participate in an MUW ensemble during each semester enrolled as a full-time student.

MUS 106 - Jazz Ensemble
MUS 108 - Instrumental Ensemble
MUS 110 - University Chorus
MUS 111 - Wind Ensemble
MUS 112 - New Horizon
MUS 114 - Chorale
MUS 115 - Chamber Singers
MUS 116 - Male Ensemble

Secondary Music Sequence: (4 Semester Hours)

Piano majors will take four hours of Secondary Voice or Instrument; all other Music majors take the Group Keyboard Skills sequence.

MUS 107 - Group Keyboard Skills I
MUS 109 - Group Keyboard Skills II
MUS 207 - Group Keyboard Skills III
MUS 209 - Group Keyboard Skills IV

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MUS 127 - Secondary Instrument, Voice

 

Professional Education Requirements, 7-12:

(Minimum grade of C required, except ED 302 requires a grade of B or better)

ED 300 - Education as a Profession
ED 302 - Art and Science of Teaching
ED 306 - Introduction to Exceptional Learners
ED 351 - Educational Measurement
ED 360 - Educational Psychology
ED 365 - Content Area Reading
ED 401 - Classroom Management
ED 409 - Observation and Directed Teaching in Secondary Education Grades 7-12

Other required courses:

BSB 101 - General Biology I
BSB 101L - General Biology I Laboratory
BSB 102 - General Biology II
BSB 102L - General Biology II Laboratory

General Electives: (18 Semester Hours)

In addition to the requirements of the major and the General Education Curriculum requirements, an additional 3 semester hours of coursework is required to meet the requirements of a Bachelor of Music degree.

Suggested course: MUS 242 - Computers in Music

 

Total Hours Required for a BA in Music: 124 Semester Hours