May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art or Music Education Grades K-12, B.A., Instrumental Music Education Concentration


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CIP Code: 2373-48 (131206)
Total Credit Hours: 131
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Career Opportunities: Teaching vocal/instrumental music education K-12 (see College of the Arts )
Note(s):

Students must earn at least an overall 2.5 cumulative GPA and a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all major courses.

Praxis Exam Requirements: Students must pass Core Educators exams (Reading, Writing, Math) or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the Music content exam, 5113, and the PLT exam 5622 or 5623 or 5624 prior to Student Teaching.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Note:


* Students are required to take two semesters of AMUS 115  (Instrument), AMUS 333 , and Ensemble. Ensemble is to be chosen in consultation with advisor; two semesters of Marching Band required.

** Students with Math ACT scores of 19-20 take MATH 103  and MATH 104 .

Electives


Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Natural Science courses.

Total: 35 Credits


Sophomore Year


Note:


* Students are required to take two semesters of AMUS 115  (Instrument), AMUS 333 , and Ensemble. Ensemble is to be chosen in consultation with advisor; two semesters of Marching Band required.

Electives


Minor Instrument (2 Credits)


Choose 3 Minor Instrument courses: Brass (MUS 181 ); Percussion (MUS 183 ); Strings (MUS 185 ); Woodwinds (MUS 187 ).

Mathematics (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Natural Science courses.

Total: 35 Credits


Junior Year


Note:


* Students are required to take two semesters of AMUS 115  (Instrument), AMUS 333 , and Ensemble. Ensemble is to be chosen in consultation with advisor; two semesters of Marching Band required.

** String majors should see their advisor for a course substitution.

Electives


English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of English Literature courses.

Minor Instrument (4 Credits)


Choose 3 Minor Instrument courses: Brass (MUS 181 ); Percussion (MUS 183 ); Strings (MUS 185 ); Woodwinds (MUS 187 ).

Total: 35 Credits


Senior Year


Note:


* Ensemble is to be chosen in consultation with advisor; two semesters of Marching Band required.

Total: 26 Credits


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