128 Total Sem. Hrs.
All students in the BMEd 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.