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Bachelor of Music
Music Education - Instrumental


Area A Essential Skills                               Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                     Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                    Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology           Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/1301L; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2115; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences                              Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                               Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major              Required Hours: 18
A minimum grade of C is required in each of the following courses:
MUSA 1211 Appl Music-Principal Instru/Voice
MUSA 1212 Appl Music-Principal Instru/Voice
MUSA 2211 Appl Music-Principal Instru/Voice
MUSA 2212 Appl Music-Principal Instru/Voice
MUSA 2313 Keyboard Class 1
MUSA 2314 Keyboard Class 2
MUSC 1305 Music Fundamentals
MUSC 1215 Music Theory 1
MUSC 2201 Music Theory 2
MUSC 2202 Music Theory 3
Take the appropriate course four times:
MUSC 1070/MUSC 1080

Area G Program Requirements                  Required Hours: 43-46
A minimum grade of C is required in each of the following courses:
Winds and Percussion students take 41 hours; String students take 44 hours.
EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical & Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-Cultural Contexts on Diversity in Educational Settings
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning and Teaching
MUSA 2315 Keyboard 3/Proficiency
MUSA 3305 Half Recital
MUSC 1000 Convocation (six semesters)
MUSC 1315 Music Skills 1
MUSC 2301 Music Skills 2
MUSC 2302 Music Skills 3
MUSC 3228 Music History to Mozart
MUSC 3229 Music History Beethoven to Present
MUSE 3201 Basic Conducting
MUSE 3202 Intermediate Conducting
MUSE 3206 Transcript Skills for Music Ed
MUSA 1215 Appl Music-Secondary Instrument
MUSA 3211 Appl Music-Principal Instrument
MUSA 3212 Appl Music-Principal Instrument
MUSA 4221 Appl Music-Principal Instrument
MUSE 2205 String Methods
MUSE 2206 Woodwind Methods
MUSE 2207 Brass Methods
MUSE 2208 Percussion Methods
MUSE 4206 Secondary School Choral Methods
Select one of the following sec appl/ens courses:
MUSA 1215 Applied Music (new or continued)
MUSA 1301 Class Voice 1
MUSC 1090 Vocal Ensemble Activities
Take one of the following two courses *
MUSC 5237 Symphonic Lit (string students)
MUSC 5238 Wind Ensemble Literature (wind/perc students)
Satisfy the following requirement:*
Three sem hrs of MUSC/MUSE elect (string stu)
Take the appropriate course three times:*
MUSC 3070 Orchestral Ensem Act (string stu)
MUSC 3080 Wind Ensem Act (wind/perc stu)
*Note: Guitar and Keyboard students may take courses designated for either string students or for wind and percussion students.

Area H Prof. Educ Requirements              Required Hours: 23-26
A minimum grade of C is required in each of the following courses:
Winds and Percussion students take 26 hours; string students take 23 hours.
(Courses in this area require Admission to Teacher Education Program.)
EDUF 4205 Integrating Tech
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management
MUSE 3000 Music Ed Field Experience
MUSE 4205 Elementary School Music Methods
MUSE 4207 Secondary School Instru Methods
MUSE 4208 March Band Tech (wind/perc stu)
MUSE 4485 Student Teaching
SPED 2256 Intro to the Exceptional Learner

Total Hours Required: 132


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