B.A. in Music and Education with Endorsement in K-12 Education in Music

Major Requirements/Music (44 credits)
MU-151Group Piano I3
MU-171Group Voice I3
or MU-327 Instrumental Arranging and Basic Orchestration
MU-217The American Music Tradition3
MU-218History and Literature of Music I3
MU-219History and Literature of Music II3
MU-221Theory I3
MU-221LEar Training I1
MU-222Theory II3
MU-222LEar Training II1
MU-321Music Theory III3
MU-322Music Theory IV3
MU-328Conducting 13
Select 6 semesters of Applied Music (Private Instruction) from the following: 26
Select 6 semesters of the following:6
Chorus I
Chorus II
Chamber Choir I
Chamber Choir II
Chamber Orchestra
MU-RECSenior Recital - Music Major0
Major Requirements/Education (24 credits) 3
ED-250Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDL-201Educational Psychology3
EDL-206Child and Adolescent Development3
ED-319Content Literacy3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
Select 9 credits as follows: 4
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (3 credits)
MA-100Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving3
or MA-203 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I
Education Methods Requirements (14 credits)
MU-163Group Strings1
MU-164Group Woodwinds1
MU-165Group Brass1
MU-166Group Percussion1
MU-329Conducting II3
ED-331Music for the Child2
ED-333The Teaching of Music in the Secondary School2
ED-377Integrated K-12 Teaching Methods3
Free Electives (4 credits)
Select 4 credits of free electives4
General Education Requirements (39 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Fulfilled in Education Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-100 or MA-2030
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with MU required courses0
Technological Literacy
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: TL3
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with ED-3200
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Music designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED,EDL,EDS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128
1

MU-329 Conducting II (3 cr.) required for MU/ED majors. See Education Methods Requirements

2

Combinations of instruction must be approved by an advisor

3

Minimum grade of "C" required for Education Courses 

4

Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score PRIOR to Student Teaching.

Additional Endorsements Available

  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Secondary
  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Secondary

Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.
  • By state regulation, all Education Majors seeking content area endorsement must complete 30 content credits (12+ credits at the 300+ level).