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

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This endorsement qualifies a person to teach 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, and MUS 431C SECONDARY VOCAL 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 LAB
4
MUS 199ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY0
MUS 215KPRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO 12
or MUS 215S PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE
MUS 216GUITAR CLASS1
MUS 231
231L
THEORY III
and THEORY III LABORATORY
4
MUS 232THEORY IV2
MUS 299SOPHOMORE QUALIFYING EXAM0
MUS 301PRINCIPLES OF CONDUCTING2
MUS 303CONCERT CHOIR4
MUS 315KPRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO 13
or MUS 315S PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE
MUS 321CHORAL CONDUCTING2
MUS 327SURVEY OF MUSIC HISTORY3
MUS 338DICTION I1
MUS 339DICTION II1
MUS 353MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, VOCAL1
MUS 354MUSIC EDUCATION PRACTICUM, VOCAL1
MUS 356TECHNOLOGY FOR THE MUSIC CLASSROOM1
MUS 361FUNCTIONAL PIANO 22
MUS 362KEYBOARD SKILLS FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER2
MUS 363ACCOMPANYING TECHNIQUES2
MUS 399SOLO HALF-RECITAL0
Elective Chamber Ensembles2
Electives in Music History2
Upper Division Electives 33
Total Credits57
1

The major instrument for students completing this endorsement must be either voice or piano, and a minimum of two semesters of study in each area is required. Vocal majors will typically complete MUS 115K PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO after completing MUS 361 FUNCTIONAL PIANO. Piano majors should consult the voice faculty regarding completion of MUS 115S PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/VOICE.

2

Piano majors may substitute two credits of MUS 315K PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION/PIANO for MUS 361 FUNCTIONAL PIANO with permission from the instructor.

3

Any 300-400 level music course.

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