DEGREE: BACHELOR OF MUSIC
MAJOR: MUSIC EDUCATION - INSTRUMENTAL
CONCENTRATION: PRINCIPAL INSTRUMENT
The concentration designates the student's principal instrument. A list of instrumental options can be found in the chart on page vi at the front of this catalog, or can be obtained from the Department or the College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center.
||Critical Reading and Writing
|(minimum grade C-)
A second writing course involving significant writing experience including two papers with a combined minimum of 3,000 words to be submitted for extended faculty critique of both composition and content. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours. Appropriate writing courses are normally designated in the semester's Registration Booklet. (See list of courses approved for second writing requirement.)
|Writing: (minimum grade C-)
Successful performance on the college proficiency exam (0 credits awarded).
|Mathematics: One of the following
||Contemporary Mathematics (designed for students who do not intend to continue the study of mathematics)
||College Mathematics and Statistics (designed for students who do not intend to continue the study of mathematics)
||Pre-Calculus (designed for students who intend to continue the study of mathematics)
||Analytic Geometry and Calculus A
COLLEGE BREADTH REQUIREMENTS
Creative Arts and Humanities. Course should satisfy the University Breadth Requirement.
History and Cultural Change. Course should satisfy the University Breadth Requirement.
Social and Behavioral Sciences. Six credits representing two different areas.
One course may be used to satisfy the University Breadth Requirement.
Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology. Course should satisfy the University Breadth Requirement.
||Freshman Seminar in Music Education
||Elementary General Music Methods and Materials
||Music in the Elementary and Junior High (or Middle) School
||Secondary Music Materials and Approaches
|Six music electives excluding ensemble and private study on primary instrument
||Adolescent Development and Educational Psychology
||Teaching Exceptional Adolescents
||Diversity in Secondary Education
Grade of C- or better required in all major and Professional Studies courses.
To be eligible to student teach, Music Education students must have a GPA of 2.75 in their music major and an overall GPA of 2.5. Students must also pass the Praxis II exam in order to enroll in student teaching (EDUC 400). Students should consult the teacher education program coordinator to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.
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