B.A. in Music and Education with Endorsements in P-3 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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 Major (Required)0
Major Requirements/Early Childhood (37 credits) 3
ED-250Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDL-280Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
EDL-325Language and Early Literacy Development, Birth Through Kindergarten3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
EDL-333Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings3
EDL-363Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods4
EDL-201Educational Psychology3
EDL-206Child and Adolescent Development3
Select 9 credits as follows: 4
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (6 credits)
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
Education Methods Requirements (11 credits)
MU-163Group Strings1
MU-164Group Woodwinds1
MU-165Group Brass1
MU-166Group Percussion1
MU-329Conducting II3
MU-331Music for the Child2
MU-333The Teaching of Music in the Secondary School2
Teacher of Students with Disabilities Requirements (18 credits) 3, 5
EDS-332Family/School/Community Partnerships and Resources, P-123
EDS-336Classroom Management3
EDS-338Assessment Approaches, P-123
EDS-330Human Exceptionalities3
EDS-350Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3
EDS-352Curricula, Methods, and Materials for Learners with Difficulties3
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-203 or MA-2040
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 (MU) designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED,EDL,EDS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits155
1

MU-329 Conducting II (3 cr.) 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.

5

ED-320 Teaching Students with Diverse Needs (3 cr.) and EDL-326 Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I (3 cr.) are also required and fulfilled in Education Requirements

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).