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

This endorsement qualifies a person to teach instrumental and vocal music in grades PK-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 CHORALE 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 LABORATORY
4
MUS 156TECHNOLOGY FOR THE MUSIC CLASSROOM1
MUS 199ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY0
MUS 215PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION2
MUS 216GUITAR CLASS1
MUS 220FUNCTIONAL PIANO2
or MUS 363 ACCOMPANYING TECHNIQUES
MUS 227SURVEY OF MUSIC HISTORY3
MUS 231
231L
THEORY III
and THEORY III LABORATORY
4
MUS 232THEORY IV2
MUS 238DICTION I2
MUS 239DICTION II2
MUS 240PRINCIPLES OF CONDUCTING2
MUS 251MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, FIELD (repeatable) 22
MUS 298PIANO PROFICIENCY EXAM0
MUS 299SOPHOMORE QUALIFYING EXAM0
MUS 302WIND SYMPHONY4
or MUS 303 CONCERT CHOIR
MUS 315PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION2
MUS 321CHORAL CONDUCTING2
MUS 322INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING2
MUS 351MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM FIELD (repeatable) 22
MUS 352MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, FIELD (conclusion)1
MUS 357INSTRUMENTATION & ARRANGING2
MUS 362KEYBOARD SKILLS FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER2
MUS 399SOLO HALF-RECITAL0
Electives in Music History2
Elective Chamber Ensemble1
Total Credits57

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 355HISTORY OF JAZZ3
MUS 423KEYBOARD HISTORY AND LITERATURE2
MUS 432TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE2

The following classes are recommended as supportive classes:

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