Music with Emphasis in Music Education (Vocal) (BM

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information. Major: MUEDBME VOC Degree: BM Unit: School of Music Program Courses
Type General Education requirements1,2 Music Theory 141-242 (four 4-hour courses) Music Literature 361 (four 3-hour courses) Principal Ensemble (seven 1-hour courses) (Solely dependent on the ensemble audition.) Recital Attendance 097 (six semesters of “S”) Conducting I 359 Analysis 347 Applied Lessons (four 2-hour courses) Introduction to Music Study 100 Piano Proficiency 297 Total Hours 34 16 12 7 0 2 2 8 1 0 82

Plan Courses
Major Area Type Brass Methods 1353 Woodwind Methods 2353 Percussion Methods 1373 or String Methods 3353 Elementary School Music Methods 2283,4 Secondary General Music/Humanities Methods 3283 Hours 1 1 1 2 2

Music Education Rehearsal Practicum 301-402 (four 1/2-hour courses) Introduction to Music Education 116 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 118 Jazz Methods 338 Ensemble Scoring I and II 345-346 Choral Techniques 428 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development ECPY 5073 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools EDTP 5023 Human Interaction/Professional Growth MUED 5335 Sp Method-Vocal MUED 5563,5,7 Student Teaching-Elementary School MUED 5205 Student Teaching-Secondary School MUED 5345 Total Supportive Area Type Applied Lessons (three additional 2-hour courses) Voice Pedagogy 571 Piano Class 131-3323,6 or Voice 133-3343 (six 1-hour courses) Diction 123-124 Conducting II 360-013 Healthy Lifestyles I HSS 184 Elective Total Total Type Minimum Total 6 2 6 2 2 3 1 22

2 1 1 2 4 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 38


Hours 142


Students are required to take PAS 214 African American Music (Arts and Humanities content: Cultural Diversity competency) and ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures (Social and Behavioral Sciences content: Cultural Diversity competency).

MUH courses may not be taken to fulfill any General Education requirement. These courses are prerequisites for student teaching.



This course is necessary for admittance to teacher education. Upon enrollment in MUS 228, the student shall secure an application for admission to teacher education from the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 as part of admission to Teacher Education.

Admission to Teacher Education is required before enrolling in these courses.


Students must be enrolled continuously in the class until their piano requirement has been completed. Students who pass the Piano Proficiency Examination before the 4th semester of Piano Class are encouraged to continue keyboard study for a total of four semesters.

MUED 556 must be taken prior to MUED 520 or MUED 534.

Upper Division Assessment All students enrolled in a music degree program will be reviewed at the approximate midpoint of the selected program in order for students to achieve Upper Division status. Students must meet the standards of this review to register for 400-level courses in music. Both the elements and standards of the review are established by the faculty and include credit for MUS 242 Theory IV; MUS 361-01 and 361-02 Music Literature; 4 semesters of Applied Instrument at the course numbers required for the degree; MUS 359 Conducting (all BM programs; not required for BA programs); Piano Proficiency Examination; MUS 097 Recital Attendance, with “S” for 4 semesters; Ensemble Participation; cumulative 2.5 GPA (good standing); minimum of 48 credit hours completed; pass English 101 or 105 and 3 additional Gen Ed courses. Additional specific elements and standards appropriate to specific degree programs in jazz studies, music composition, music education, music history, instrumental and vocal performance, pedagogy, music theory, and music therapy are required of students in order to achieve Upper Division status and to continue in the degree program. Specific degree requirements are determined by the division and area faculties and are outlined in the Music Student Handbook and the various Division handbooks.