Jan 23, 2021  
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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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 Education )
Note(s): 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.

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


SCI (3 Credits)


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 .

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


MUS Minor Instrument (2 Credits)


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

MATH (3 Credits)


Choose from:

SCI (6 Credits)


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 .

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 subsititution.

Electives


LIT (3 Credits)


Choose any English or foreign language literature course at the 200 level or above.

MUS 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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