Major in Music Education (B.Mus.Ed)
Music Core 2
MUS101Music Fundamentals1
MUS103Introduction to Music Literature2
MUS104Music Theory I3
MUS195Music Hour0
MUS202Music Theory II3
MUS203Music Theory III3
MUS312Music History and Literature I3
MUS313Music History and Literature II3
MUS322Instrumental Literature and Conducting3
MUS324Choral Literature and Conducting3
MUL143AIntroduction to Keyboard Theory 11
Performance Organizations 35-6
Private Lessons 35-6
Major Requirements
MUS305GMusic in World Cultures 33
MUS495Half Senior Recital0
EDU200Introduction to Education3
EDU201Introduction to Education Field Experience1
EDU203School Health and Drugs2
EDU220Introduction to Middle Level Education3
EDU240Educational Psychology3
EDU241Educational Psychology Field Experience1
EDU317GZEducational Equity 33
EDU320Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU321Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
EDU432Methods in Teaching Elementary Music3
EDU433Methods in Teaching Secondary Music3
EDU434Middle Level Education Practicum in Music1
EDU490Student Teaching Block 514
Choose one emphasis from the Emphases tab 14-6
Total Credits83-87
General Education 249-50
Total Credits132-137

This course meets a General Education requirement. 


Because of possible double counting between General Education and the major, the actual total can be reduced to 129-130 credits.


Instrumental K-12 majors take 5 credits of performance organizations and 5 credits of private lessons, resulting in 37 credits in the Music Core.  Vocal K-12 majors take 39 credits in the Music Core.


Instrumental K-12 majors take 6 credits and vocal K-12 majors take 4 credits.


In order to meet requirements for endorsements and duel majors this number is subject to change. Students should consult with their advisor. 

Students must earn a grade of or better in each content area and education course (MUS, EDU) in the major.  Courses with a grade of C- or lower must be repeated.

Students with K-12 licensure in Music Education may choose one or more Middle Level Endorsements.  See endorsement area listing under Major in Elementary Education with Middle Level Endorsement in the Education section of this catalog.

Instrumental K-12

MUS358Brass Methods2
MUS359Percussion Methods2
MUS362Woodwind Pedagogy2
Total Credits6

 Additional requirements:

  1. Must be in Wind Symphony or University Orchestra for a minimum of four years.
  2. Must complete proficiency level 3 on a band or orchestral instrument.
  3. Must fulfill recital and concert attendance requirement.
  4. Must pass the piano proficiency and guitar proficiency.

Vocal K-12

MUS363Vocal Pedagogy2
MUS366Italian and English Lyric Diction1
MUS367French Lyric Diction1
or MUS368 German Lyric Diction
Total Credits4

 Additional requirements:

  1. Must be in a choral organization for a minimum of four years.
  2. Must major in voice. (Keyboard majors must achieve the department’s stated vocal proficiency in lieu of majoring in voice.)
  3. Must fulfill recital and concert attendance requirement.
  4. Must pass the piano proficiency and guitar proficiency.