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

This endorsement qualifies a person to teach 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, and MUS 431C SECONDARY CHORALE METHODS. Incoming students should plan to take the theory and piano placement exams and complete a voice assessment with a member of the voice faculty during the first week of classes.

Essential Studies
Professional Education
Core Requirements
MUS 101STUDENT RECITAL0
MUS 103CONCERT CHOIR2
MUS 114INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC EDUCATION2
MUS 115KPRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO 12
MUS 115SPRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE 12
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 215KPRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO 12
or MUS 215S PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE
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 250MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, VOCAL1
MUS 252MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, VOCAL1
MUS 298PIANO PROFICIENCY EXAM0
MUS 299SOPHOMORE QUALIFYING EXAM0
MUS 303CONCERT CHOIR4
MUS 315KPRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO 12
or MUS 315S PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE
MUS 321CHORAL CONDUCTING2
MUS 362KEYBOARD SKILLS FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER2
MUS 399SOLO HALF-RECITAL0
Elective Chamber Ensembles1
Electives in Music History2
Upper Division Electives 32
Total Credits54

Elective Chamber Ensembles

(Courses may be taken for repeated credit)

MUS 104/304VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE1
MUS 110/310KEYBOARD 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