SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education is conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 126-128 credits (depending on the concentration). This major requires a concentration; the available concentrations are Instrumental: String (options include Cello, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Harp, String, Viola, and Violin), Instrumental: Brass/Percussion/Woodwinds (options include Bassoon, Brass, Clarinet, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harpsichord, Oboe, Percussion, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, and Woodwinds), Piano with a Band/Orchestra Emphasis, Piano with a Choral/General Emphasis, and Voice.

University Requirements

  • All students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.
  • All students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses for the major are MUED 2696 and MUST 3696.

Program Requirements (Instrumental Concentration: String Instruments)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 1502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3502Instrumental Concentration2
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Instrumental Pedagogy
Take any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Vocal Pedagogy
Select one of the following (MUED 2675 is recommended):2
School Choral Ensembles
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Instrumental Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4324Conducting (Instrumental)2
Jazz Education
MUED 2673Jazz Education - Instrumental2
Ensembles
Take any combination of the following five courses for a total of 7 credits:7
Accompanying and Piano Ensemble
Accompanying and Piano Ensemble
Marching Band
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Select one of the following:1
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Total Credit Hours128

Program Requirements (Instrumental Concentration: Brass/Percussion/Woodwind Instruments)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Instrumental Concentration
MUSC 1501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 1502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 2502Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3501Instrumental Concentration2
MUSC 3502Instrumental Concentration2
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Instrumental Pedagogy
Take any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Vocal Pedagogy
Select one of the following (MUED 2675 is recommended):2
School Choral Ensembles
Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary
Instrumental Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4324Conducting (Instrumental)2
Jazz Education
MUED 2673Jazz Education - Instrumental2
Ensembles
MUSC 3510Marching Band1
Take any combination of the following four courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Marching Band
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Select one of the following:1
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Total Credit Hours128

Program Requirements (Piano Concentration with Band/Orchestra Emphasis) 

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Piano Concentration
MUSC 1401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 1402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3402Piano Concentration2
Instrumental Pedagogy
Take any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Vocal Pedagogy
MUED 2671School Choral Ensembles2
MUED 2675Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary2
Choral Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4323Conducting (Choral)2
Jazz Education
MUED 2674Jazz Education - Vocal2
Ensembles
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 1429Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 2 credits:2
Instrumental Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble
Ensemble
Total Credit Hours126

Program Requirements (Piano Concentration with Choral/General Emphasis)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Piano Concentration
MUSC 1401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 1402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 2402Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3401Piano Concentration2
MUSC 3402Piano Concentration2
Instrumental Pedagogy
Take any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Vocal Pedagogy
MUED 2671School Choral Ensembles2
MUED 2675Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary2
Choral Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4323Conducting (Choral)2
Jazz Education
MUED 2674Jazz Education - Vocal2
Diction
MUSC 1225English Diction1
Ensembles
MUSC 1428Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
MUSC 1429Accompanying and Piano Ensemble1
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 6 credits:6
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Total Credit Hours127

Program Requirements (Voice Concentration)

General Education courses32
Music Theory
MUST 1711Theory I4
MUST 1712Theory II4
MUST 2711Theory III4
MUST 2712Theory IV4
Music History
MUST 2703Music in History3
MUST 2704Music in History3
MUST 3696Music in History3
Music Education
MUED 1671Collaboration & Creativity in the New Music Community3
MUED 2665Music Learning & Development3
MUED 2696Teaching General Music to Inclusive Populations (TGMIP)3
MUED 3661Introduction to Teaching Students with Special Needs3
MUED 3662Keyboard Harmony - Music Education3
MUED 4666Assessment of Music Learning3
MUED 4667Teaching Instrumental Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4668Senior Student Teaching Seminar3
MUED 4669Teaching Choral Music to Inclusive Populations3
MUED 4689Student Teaching-Elementary3
MUED 4789Student Teaching - Secondary3
Voice Concentration
MUSC 1201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 1202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 2201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 2202Voice Concentration2
MUSC 3201Voice Concentration2
MUSC 3202Voice Concentration2
Secondary Piano
MUSC 1405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 1406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2405Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
MUSC 2406Secondary Piano for Music Majors1
Instrumental Pedagogy
Take any combination of the following seven courses for a total of 4 credits:4
Percussion
Woodwinds I
Upper Strings
Lower Strings
Brass I
Brass II
Woodwinds II
Vocal Pedagogy
MUED 2671School Choral Ensembles2
MUED 2675Inclusive Vocal Development: Pre-Kindergarten - Secondary2
Choral Conducting
MUSC 2323Basic Conducting1
MUSC 2324Conducting Intermediate1
MUSC 4323Conducting (Choral)2
Jazz Education
MUED 2674Jazz Education - Vocal2
Diction
MUSC 1225English Diction1
Ensembles
Take any combination of the following three courses for a total of 7 credits:7
Choral Ensemble
Concert Choir
Graduate Conductors Choir
Total Credit Hours128