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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

CatalogUndergraduateCollege of Arts and SciencesPAFABS in Music Education with a concentration in Instrumental

Bachelor of Science in Music Education (K-12) with a concentration in Instrumental

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Music Education (K-12) with a concentration in Instrumental 
Total Credit Hours124
Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  A placement test in music theory and performance is required before enrolling in first semester classes. Students must complete or test out of MUSI 100 and MUSI 102 and perform a successful audition to be admitted into the Music Education degree program.  Student must fulfill all requirements for admission to Teacher Education. EDUC 211 must be completed in the second year. Admission to Teacher Education required before enrolling in EDUC 421, 450, 460, 480, 490, and READ 320.  Please consult music program handbook for additional information. In order to graduate, students in this degree program must: 1. Obtain a grade of C or higher in all music and education courses; 2. Pass the Piano Proficiency Exam;  3. Pass the PRAXIS I Exam; 4. Complete juries each semester of applied lessons; 5. Pass the Sophomore Qualifying Exam (prior to 300 level of applied lessons);  6. Successfully complete a Senior Recital in the semester before graduation and perform a senior recital hearing one month before the scheduled recital date; 7. Earn a grade of P in MUSI 165 for five semesters.    
University College Core Curriculum38
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
Select two credits from the following:  FINC  100  Or  GEOG  110  Or  HEED  112  Or  PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
SPEE  200    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
Select one from the following:  MATH  123  Or  MATH  126  Or  MATH  129  Or  MATH  130  Or  MATH  131  Or  MATH  140  Or  POLI  240  Or  STAT  202    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences47
NSCI  110  And  NCSI  120    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  Or  GEOG  210  Or  HIST  212  Or  POLI  200  Or  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  PSYC  210  Or  SOCI  210    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
MUSI  260    
Global Literacy3
Select one from the following:  ANTH  210  Or  ART  150  Or  ART  215  Or  BADM  210  Or  CHIN  110  Or  CHIN  120  Or  ENGL  211  Or  ENGL  212  Or  FREN  110  Or  FREN  120  Or  GEOG  220  Or  HIST  110  Or  HIST  120  Or  HIST  270  Or  PHIL  211  Or  POLI  230  Or  SOCI  150  Or  SPAN  110  Or  SPAN  112  Or  SPAN  120  Or  SPAN  122  Or  YORU  110  Or  YORU  120    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
EDUC  211    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab.
 
Program Requirements86
Music Courses39
MUSI  118  And  MUSI  152  And  MUSI  155  And  MUSI  201  And  MUSI  202  And  MUSI  225  And  MUSI  241  And  MUSI  242  And  MUSI  251  And  MUSI  281  And  MUSI  292  And  MUSI  341  And  MUSI  342  And  MUSI  351  And  MUSI  352  And  MUSI  381  And  MUSI  396  And  MUSI  431  And  MUSI  441    
Applied Instrumental Courses8
MUSI  165  (students need to enroll in MUSI 165 each semester during their applied music sequence) And  MUSI  499  And select appropriate sequence from the following:  MUSI  167  And  MUSI  267  And  MUSI  367  And  MUSI  467  Or  MUSI  173  And  MUSI  273  And  MUSI  373  And  MUSI  473  Or  MUSI  175  And  MUSI  275  And  MUSI  375  And  MUSI  475  Or  MUSI  179  And  MUSI  279  And  MUSI  379  And  MUSI  479  (Each course in sequence must be completed two times in the 100-300 levels and only once at the 400 level.)    
Ensemble Requirements7
Courses repeated for credit. Select four major ensembles from the following:  MUSI  110  Or  MUSI  160  Or  MUSI  191  Or  MUSI  192  And select two chamber ensembles from the following:  MUSI  111  Or  MUSI  115  Or  MUSI  120  Or  MUSI  125  Or  MUSI  130  Or  MUSI  140  Or  MUSI  150  And select one additional ensemble from the above major and chamber ensembles. Note: all above selections are based on your major instrument.    
Professional Education Courses32
EDUC  310  And  EDUC  330  And  EDUC  331  And  EDUC  421  And  EDUC  450  And  EDUC  460  And  EDUC  480  And  EDUC  490  And  READ  320    

 

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