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2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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Degree Awarded: Total Credit Hours:
Bachelor of Arts 132
Career Opportunities:
Teaching vocal/instrumental music education K-12 (see College of the Arts 
Additional Requirements:
Students must earn at least an overall 2.5 GPA and an overall 2.5 GPA in all major courses.

Praxis Exam Requirements: Students must pass the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the Praxis Art: Content Knowledge (5134) and the Praxis PLT exam (5622, 5623, or 5624) prior to Student Teaching.
Note(s):
• 9 credit hours of natural sciences are required, which includes BIOL 121  and at least 3 credit hours of Chemistry, Geology, or Physics; 6 of the 9 credit hours must be in the same science. Credit cannot be awarded for both GEOL 105  and GEOL 225 .
1 Students with MATH ACT of 19-20 take MATH 103  and MATH 104 .
2 Two semesters of AMUS 152  are required. Choose in consultation with academic advisor.
3 String Majors: see academic advisor for an appropriate course substitution

Freshman Year, First Semester (16 credit hours)


Freshman Year, Second Semester (18 credit hours)


Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose nine credit hours of science: 3 credit hours of BIOL and 3 credit hours from CHEM, GEOL or PHYS. Six of the 9 credit hours must be in the same science; credit cannot be earned for both GEOL 105  and GEOL 225 .

Sophomore Year, First Semester (19 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Choose from:

Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose nine credit hours of science: 3 credit hours of BIOL and 3 credit hours from CHEM, GEOL or PHYS. Six of the 9 credit hours must be in the same science; credit cannot be earned for both GEOL 105  and GEOL 225 .

Sophomore Year, Second Semester (16 credit hours)


History (3 credit hours)


Choose from:

Minor Instrument (2 credit hours)


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

Natural Science (3 credit hours)


Choose nine hours of science: 3 hours of BIOL and 3 hours from CHEM, GEOL or PHYS. Six of the 9 hours must be in the same science; credit cannot be earned for both GEOL 105  and GEOL 225 .

Junior Year, First Semester (18 credit hours)


English Literature (3 credit hours)


Choose any 200 level or above course from the General Education Curriculum  list of Literature courses.

Minor Instrument (2 credit hours)


Choose 3 Minor Instrument courses: MUS 181  (brass); MUS 183  (percussion); MUS 185  (strings); MUS 187  (woodwinds).

Minor Instrument (2 credit hours)


Choose 3 Minor Instrument courses: MUS 181  (brass); MUS 183  (percussion); MUS 185  (strings); MUS 187  (woodwinds).

Senior Year, Second Semester (9 credit hours)


General Education Core Curriculum


English
(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
MATH 105 
and
Choose 3 cr from the list below.
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
PSYC 220  
PSYC 255  
History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
Choose from the
list below.
MUS 130   CMCN 310   Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
 
Mathematics: MATH 206 , MATH 210 , or STAT 214  
History: HIST 101 , HIST 102 , HIST 221 , or HIST 222  

 

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