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Course of Study

Typical B.S. in Music Education Program

First Year: 36 credits

 

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Mus 152 or Mus 153 Ear/Trng-Musnshp 3 Mus 154 Ear/Trng-Musnshp 3
Speech 3 3 Social Science Core 3
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2
Music 115 or 116 1 Music 115 or 116 1
Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1 Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1
English 16* 3 COS 50 Core Seminar 3
Orientation Seminar 1 TAL 301 Observing & Describing Children 3
TAL 201 Teaching: Imagine the Possibilities 3 Art, Dance, or Theater 61 3

Total Credits

17

Total Credits

19

 

Second Year: 39 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Music 109 Teaching Music Ele. 3 Music 110 Teaching Music Sec. 3
Music 115 or 116 1 Music 115 or 116 1
Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1 Music Piano non-pianist 115p 1
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2
TAL 350 The Developing Child 4 TAL 351 Language & Literacy 1 3
English 61-64‡ 3 English 61-64‡ 3
Music Hist I 107 3 Music History 2 108 3
Music 201 Mus Notation Sfwr. 3 Social Science Core 3

Total Credits

20

Total Credits

19

 

Third Year: 38 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Music 131 Harmony & Counterpoint 3 Music 132 Harmony & Counterpoint 3
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2
Music 115 or 116 1 Music 115 or 116 1
TAL 352 Sociology & Education 3 TAL 406 Health Education for Teachers 1
History 1‡ 3 History 2‡ 3
PHY 20 ‡ 3 Chem 21 3
Foreign Lang.ठ3 Foreign Languageठ3
Math 11z 3

Total Credits

19

Total Credits

19

 

Fourth Year: 35 credits

FALL

SPRING

Course Title

Credits

Course Title

Credits

Music 133 Harmony & Counterpoint 3 Music 134 Harmony & Counterpoint 3
Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 2 Music 123J Ensemble or Chorus 115p 2
Bio 22 3 Philosophy 62‡ 3
Music 115 or 116 1 TAL 467.2 Student Teaching Sec. Music Ed. 3
Music 127 Conducting 3 TAL 467.1 Student Teaching Ele. Music Ed. 3
Philosophy 61‡ 3 TAL 468 Student Teaching Seminar Music Ed. 2
Math 12z 3 Music 115 or 116 1

Total Credits

18

Total Credits

17

Total credits: 148

 

*Graduation requirement. (English 16 may be waived through placement exams).
‡Core Course. BFA students are required to take a 32 credit core. Math and English require placement exams.
§The Foreign Language core requirement may be waived through exam and substituted with an elective in the humanities.

Courses TAL 467.1, TAL 467.2, 468 must be taken together. Minimum of 4 semesters of Music 115p Piano for non-pianists is required.

Music Majors must maintain a minimum 2.50 GPA and a minimum 2.75 GPA if in Education, in order to continue their studies in the Music program.