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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Music Education, B.M.E.


 

Areas of Concentration


All students in the BME program shall participate in band (MUS 4250 , MUS 4251 , MUS 4252 , MUS 4253 , MUS 4254 ), orchestra (MUS 4261 ), or chorus (MUS 4232 , MUS 4233 , MUS 4234 , or MUS 4236 ) for seven semesters. Students with an instrumental emphasis may count MUS 4253  Jazz Band for a maximum of two of the seven required ensemble hours. Large ensemble assignments are made at the discretion of the counselor and the ensemble conductors. Any request for adjustment of the rules pertaining to performance in large ensembles must be submitted to a reviewing committee.

Students wishing to be certified in more than one area (band and orchestra, band and vocal, etc.) should see their faculty advisors for certification requirements and proficiencies. Such programs normally require a minimum of five years to complete.

Piano proficiency at the level of MUS 1133  or equivalent is required.

Instrumental


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better MUS 1705 , primary applied music course; 2.25 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1021 /MATH 1029 , primary applied music course; 2.25 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MUS 2620 /MUS 2630 , primary applied music course; 2.5 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in MUS 2622 /MUS 2632 , primary applied music course; 2.5 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in MUED 1000 , primary applied music course; 2.5 Cumulative GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 18

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 18

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 12

128 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - Choose from the following: MUS 4250 , MUS 4251 , MUS 4252 , MUS 4253  (maximum two credit hours), MUS 4254 , or MUS 4261 . In the instrumental track students whose primary instrument is piano, organ, or guitar must participate in ensembles on a woodwind, brass, orchestral string, or percussion instrument. 

2 - Student teaching is offered each fall and spring semester, scheduled as an all day, Monday through Friday experience. Student teachers must also plan for 3:30-4:30 pm meetings on Mondays. No student may schedule more than 15 semester hours of work during the student teaching semester.

 

Vocal


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in MUS 1705 , primary applied music course; 2.25 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MATH 1021 /MATH 1029 , primary applied music course; 2.25 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MUS 2620 /MUS 2630 , primary applied music course; 2.5 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in MUS 2622 /MUS 2632 , primary applied music course; 2.5 Cumulative GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in MUED 1000 , primary applied music course; 2.5 Cumulative GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 18

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 18

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 12

126 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - Choose from the following: MUS 4232 , MUS 4233 , MUS 4234 , MUS 4235 , MUS 4236 .

2 - Student teaching is offered each fall and spring semester, scheduled as an all day, Monday through Friday experience. Student teachers must also plan for 3:30-4:30 pm meetings on Mondays. No student may schedule more than 15 semester hours of work during the student teaching semester.

In the choral track students whose primary instrument is piano, organ, or guitar must complete voice class (MUS 1001 , MUS 1002 ) or equivalent and two semesters of secondary voice lessons.