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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Vocal/General Music, K-12 Licensure Concentration, B.M.

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(Leading to the Bachelor of Music Degree and the Apprentice License, with endorsement, Grades K-12)

Music Education

Students majoring in music education will follow either the Instrumental or Vocal/General curriculum. Students must select a major performing medium for private study; Instrumental Majors select a band or orchestral concentration, and Vocal/General majors select voice, piano, or organ.

Moreover, music education students must:

  1. Enroll for private study in the major performing medium each semester of full-time residency.
  2. Participate each semester in the Ensemble of Record specific to the student’s instrument:
    1. Piano: Concert Choir, University Bands, or University Orchestra
    2. Strings: University Orchestra
    3. Voice: Concert Choir or Chorale
    4. Wind/Percussion:
      Fall – Marching Band
      Spring – University Bands
  3. Participate each semester in either studio or departmental recital and, at the discretion of the studio instructor, perform as a soloist in public recital.
  4. Attend twelve (12) recitals or concerts during each semester of full-time residency.
  5. Satisfy the proficiency examinations in piano, harmony, aural techniques, and sight singing.


Total: 29

Total: 36

Total: 33

Senior Year

Total: 25


1 This course not included in 123-hour curriculum.
2 Must submit evidence of current First Aid/CPR training.

Additional Licensure: Instrumental Music Education

The above curriculum is necessary for licensure in Vocal/General Music. If licensure in Instrumental Music Education is also desired, then the following courses also need to be completed:

Total: 16

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