BS in Music Education


Department: Music

Degree Requirements For All Majors In Department

  • Earn minimum of 123 Graduation Credits
  • Pass Department Comprehensive Exam (only required of Music Education Majors)
  • Meet minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or 2.5 for Music Education (Note: All courses required for the major must be passed with a C- or higher)
  • Perform Junior and Senior recital (B.A. requires only Senior recital) - see department handbook for expectations
  • Fulfill all General Music Performance Requirements with a minimum grade of C-
  • Fulfill all Music Course Requirements with a minimum grade of C-
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements:
    • First Year Experience, 2 credit
    • Cultural Perspectives Requirements, 30 credits
    • Physical Education Skills, 2 credits
    • Lab Science, 4 credits
    • Math requirement, 3 credits
    • Social Science requirement, 3 credits

This department requires specific General Education Requirements course choices:

IDNameCredits
Lab Science Requirement
MU251Acoustics of Music3

Music Core Requirements for BA, BS, BMus

Choose: All     Credits: 46-48     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU100-400Music Performance Seminar - 8 Semesters0
MU105Ear Training I2
MU106Ear Training II2
MU107Piano Class I1
MU108Piano Class II1
MU203Choral Union Requirement - 8 Semesters4
MU203Ensemble Requirement - 8 Semesters4
Vocal/Keyboard Majors: A Cappela Choir
Wind/Rhythm Instrument Majors: Symphonic Winds (or Jazz Ensemble if approved for rhythm section)
String Majors: Quincy Symphony
MU205Ear Training III2
MU206Ear Training IV2
MU207Piano Class III1
MU208Piano Class IV1
MU211Fundamentals of Music (if needed based on entrance exam)2
MU230World Music3
MU261Music Theory I3
MU262Music Theory II3
MU275Introduction to Music Technology2
MU281Music History Analysis I3
MU282Music History Analysis II3
MU315Conducting3
MU361Music Theory III3
MU362Music Theory IV3

Music Education (BS) Requirements

General Education Required Selections

IDNameCredits
Required Physical Education
PE222First Aid/CPR0.5
Required Social Science
PS240Lifespan Development3

B.S. in Music Education Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill all General Degree Requirements
  • Fulfill all General Education Requirements
  • Required: PE222 First Aid/CPR
  • Required Social Science: PS240 Lifespan Development
  • Fulfill all Music Core Requirements
  • Complete additional recital requirements (see department handbook)

Music Education (BS) Additional Music Requirements

Choose: All     Credits: 53     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
MU201-402Applied Music (Must be enrolled in at least 2 credits each semester)16
MU213Percussion Methods2
MU214Brass Methods2
MU216Woodwind Methods2
MU221String Methods2
MU285History of American Music1
MU321Curriculum and Methods of Music Grades 5-123
MU371Curriculum and Methods of Music PreK-93
MU381Form and Analysis I3
MU382Form and Analysis II3
MU410Choral Conducting, Methods, and Literature2
*Must be enrolled in choral ensemble concurrent with this course
MU411Instrumental Conducting, Methods, and Literature2
*Must be enrolled in Symphonic Winds concurrent with this course
MU499Practicum in Music Education6
MU499Practicum in Music Education6

Music Education (BS) Education Requirements

Choose: All     Credits: 14     Minimum: C-

IDNameCredits
ED210Philosophy and Social Foundations of Education3
ED310Educational Psychology3
ED320Classroom Management3
ED499Student Teaching Seminar2
SN311Human Exceptionalities3
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