Jul 15, 2024  
2013-14 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-14 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Major, Music Education, BM

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The following is only one source of information regarding a student’s program of study for a BM in Music with a Concentration in Music Education. Note: Some courses required in the major will also fulfill requirements for the General Education Curriculum. Students should always meet with a faculty advisor for information on course scheduling, rotation, and for planning an effective and efficient program of study. Students must complete the following:

General Education Curriculum (39-40 Semester Hours)

See General Education Curriculum Requirements 


In the secondary applied requirements a piano major may substitute 8 hours of voice or instrument for 8 hours of piano.

General Electives: (3 Semester Hours)

In addition to the requirements of the major and the General Education Curriculum requirements, an additional 3 semester hours of coursework is required to meet the requirments of a Bachelor of Music degree. Suggested course: MUS 242 Computers in Music

Total Hours Required for a BM in Music Education: 129 Semester Hours

Performance Proficiency:

Applied study is offered in class and private instruction. Generally, beginning instruction is carried out in class lessons. Private lessons are for one hour per week. Students enrolled in major applied are required to perform in a jury exam at the end of each semester.

A piano proficiency exam is required of all Music Education and Music Therapy majors. All Music Therapy majors must also demonstrate proficiency in guitar. All Music majors are required to participate in a Performance Class once each semester after the first semester.

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