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: Development Across the Lifespan3
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

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: Development Across the Lifespan3
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