Bachelor of Science - Education - Field Endorsement in Music (Grades PK-12)

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This endorsement qualifies a person to teach instrumental and vocal music in grades K-12. A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies and Professional Education requirements, including successful completion of MUS 431A ELEMENTARY MUSIC METHODS, MUS 431C SECONDARY VOCAL METHODS, and MUS 431D SECONDARY INSTRUMENTAL METHODS. Incoming students should plan to take the theory and piano placement exams during the first week of classes.

Essential Studies
Professional Education
Core Requirements
MUS 101STUDENT RECITAL0
MUS 102WIND SYMPHONY2
or MUS 103 CONCERT CHOIR
MUS 114INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC EDUCATION2
MUS 115PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION2
MUS 126EAGLE BAND (repeatable) 10
MUS 131
131L
THEORY I
and THEORY I LABORATORY
4
MUS 132
132L
THEORY II
and THEORY II LAB
4
MUS 199ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY0
MUS 215PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION2
MUS 216GUITAR CLASS1
MUS 231
231L
THEORY III
and THEORY III LABORATORY
4
MUS 232THEORY IV2
MUS 251MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, FIELD (repeatable) 22
MUS 299SOPHOMORE QUALIFYING EXAM0
MUS 301PRINCIPLES OF CONDUCTING2
MUS 302WIND SYMPHONY4
or MUS 303 CONCERT CHOIR
MUS 315PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION3
MUS 321CHORAL CONDUCTING2
MUS 322INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING2
MUS 327SURVEY OF MUSIC HISTORY3
MUS 338DICTION I1
MUS 339DICTION II1
MUS 351MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM FIELD (repeatable) 22
MUS 352MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, FIELD (conclusion)1
MUS 356TECHNOLOGY FOR THE MUSIC CLASSROOM1
MUS 357INSTRUMENTATION & ARRANGING2
MUS 361FUNCTIONAL PIANO2
or MUS 363 ACCOMPANYING TECHNIQUES
MUS 362KEYBOARD SKILLS FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER2
MUS 399SOLO HALF-RECITAL0
Electives in Music History2
Elective Chamber Ensemble2
Total Credits57
1

One semester of participation in the fall is required.

2

This is a one-credit repeatable course. Transfer students may be asked to complete performance assessment in order to substitute coursework from other institutions for MUS 251 MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, FIELD. The Music Education Practicum curriculum includes units in jazz education.

Elective Chamber Ensembles

(Courses may be taken for repeated credit)

MUS 104/304VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE1
MUS 105/305JAZZ BAND1
MUS 106/306JAZZ AND POP COMBO1
MUS 107/307WOODWIND ENSEMBLE1
MUS 108/308BRASS ENSEMBLE1
MUS 109/309PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE1
MUS 110/310KEYBOARD ENSEMBLE1
MUS 111/311GUITAR ENSEMBLE1
MUS 124/324WOMEN'S VOCAL ENSEMBLE1
MUS 125/325MEN'S VOCAL ENSEMBLE1

Electives in Music History

MUS 312CHORAL HISTORY AND LITERATURE2
MUS 423KEYBOARD HISTORY AND LITERATURE2
MUS 432TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY AND LIT2-3
MUS 435HISTORY OF JAZZ3

The following classes are recommended as supportive classes:

MUS 315RSURVEY OF INSTRUMENT REPAIR TECHNIQUES1
MUS 413JAZZ AND POP ARRANGING2
MUS 421ADVANCED CONDUCTING2