Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 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: Vocal Track: University Choirs; Instrumental Track: University Bands, University Orchestra, or University Jazz Bands
    2. Guitar: University Choirs or University Jazz Bands
    3. Strings: University Orchestra
    4. Voice: Concert Choir or Chorale
    5. Wind/Percussion:
      Fall Semester – Marching Band
      Spring Semester – Symphony Band or Concert Band as assigned by audition
  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 seven (7) recitals or concerts during each semester of full-time residency.
  5. Satisfy the proficiency examination in piano.


Freshman Year

First Semester

Total: 13

Second Semester

Total: 16

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

First Semester

Total: 13

Total: 12


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:

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