B.A. in Music and Education with Endorsement in K-12 Education in Music (MU.EDS.BA)

Major Requirements/Music (43 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
(Music courses satisfies Aesthetics (AT) in General Education)
Select 5 semesters of Applied Music (Private Instruction) from the following: 25
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-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
ED-319Content Literacy3
ED-320Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
Select 9 credits as follows: 4
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (3 credits)
MA-100Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving3
or MA-203 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I
(Satisfies Mathematics in General Education)
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 (0 credits) 5
The number of free electives, if any, will be determined in consultation with your advisor 50
General Education Requirements (36 credits) 6
Complete 36 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 636
Total Credits120

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


Combinations of instruction must be approved by an advisor


Minimum grade of "C" required for Education Courses 


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


Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.

Additional Endorsements Available

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


  • 54 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).

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
MU-151 Group Piano I (Gen*Ed Aesthtics (AT) AR,DA,MU,TH)3MU-222 Theory II3
MU-221 Theory I3MU-222L Ear Training II1
MU-221L Ear Training I1ED-250 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3Gen*Ed Cultural Diverstiy (CD) or Global Understanding (GU)3
Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) or Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
 MU-180-MU-199 Private Instruction1
Semester Credits17Semester Credits18
Second Year
EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3MU-322 Music Theory IV3
ED-320 Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) and Writing Intensive (WT)3MU-164 Group Woodwinds1
MU-163 Group Strings1ED-331 Music for the Child2
MU-321 Music Theory III3EDS-330 Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3CHORUS/CHOIR/CHAMBER ORCHESTRA1
MU-180-MU-199 Private Instruction1Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits14
Third Year
ED-333 The Teaching of Music in the Secondary School2ED-319 Content Literacy3
EDS-336 Classroom Management3MU-166 Group Percussion1
MU-165 Group Brass1MU-219 History and Literature of Music II (Gen*Ed Writing Intensive (WT)3
MU-218 History and Literature of Music I (Gen*Ed Writing Intensvie (WT)3CHORUS/CHOIR/CHAMBER ORCHESTRA1
MU-328 Conducting3MU-180-MU-199 Private Instruction1
CHORUS/CHOIR/CHAMBER ORCHESTRA1Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL)3
MU-180-MU-199 Private Instruction1Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Semester Credits14Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
ED-377 Integrated K-12 Teaching Methods3ED-416 Clinical Practice (Gen*Ed Experiential Education (ExEd)8
MU-171 Group Voice I or 3273ED-416S Clinical Practice Seminar1
MU-217 The American Music Tradition3MU-329 Conducting II3
MA-100 Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving or 203 (Gen*Ed Mathematics)3 
Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits12
Total Credits 120