Music Teaching Major (Vocal/General Music)

B.M. in Music Education
1. General Education Required of secondary and K-12 teacher education students. See the Department of Education section.

2. Professional Education
     A. Core Professional Education
     B. Specialized professional education Music 4202, 4213, 4243, 4412 or 4232

3. Subject Matter Specialization

Specific courses required Hours
MU 1111 Sight-Singing, Ear-Training I 1
MU 1121 Sight-Singing, Ear-Training II 1
MU 1133 Theory I 3
MU 1143 Theory II 3
MU 2111 Sight Singing, Ear-Training III 1
MU 2133 Theory III 3
MU 2143 Theory IV 3
MU 2402 Music Literature 2
MU 3112 Form and Analysis 2
MU 3413 History of Music I 3
MU 3423 History of Music II 3
MU 4000 Recital 0
MU 4020 Piano Proficiency 0
MU 4112 Orchestration 2
MU 4202 Voice Pedagogy 2
MU 4213 Choral Methods 3
MU 4243 Elementary School Methods 3
MU 4612 Conducting 2
MU 4622 Choral Conducting and Literature 2
Two hours from classes below Hours
MU 4232 Piano Pedagogy 2
MU 4412 Diction for Singers 2

Twelve semester hours for credit in ensembles are required. (8 hours in a major choral ensemble and 4 hours in opera workshop or smaller ensembles.)

Eight hours of private voice for credit, or four hours voice and eight hours piano for credit are required, at least four (4) hours at the 3000 level.

Enrollment and a passing grade in Music 2000 are required for eight semesters.

Click here for a 4-year degree plan and a complete list of required classes.