The B.A. degree in Music Education includes both a Choral and Instrumental course sequence. This program is meant specifically for the professional training of K-12 teachers. Both degree sequences are in full compliance with the Minnesota Board of Teaching Licensure requirements, NCATE accreditation, as well as the new National Standards for Arts Education.
Students are reminded to consult with their music department faculty advisor prior to each registration.
MUSIC 111- Comprehensive Musicianship I ______________
MUSIC 121- Musicianship Skills I ______________
MUSIC 112- Comprehensive Musicianship II ______________
MUSIC 122- Musicianship Skills II ______________
MUSIC 211- Comprehensive Musicianship III ______________
MUSIC 221- Musicianship Skills III ______________
MUSIC 212- Comprehensive Musicianship IV ______________
MUSIC 222- Musicianship Skills IV ______________
MUSIC 335- History of Music I ______________
MUSIC 336- History of Music II ______________
XXX - MUSIC MAJOR FIELD TEST (0). Required for graduation.
Students are required, in the Spring of their Junior or Senior year, to take a standardized Major Field Test covering Theory & Analysis, Literature, History, and Aural Skills. The standardized test should be taken only after completing the Music History sequence (MU335 & MU336).
LESSONS: (7 SEMESTERS)
MUSIC 227- Applied Voice (first four semesters) ______________
MUSIC 337- Applied Voice (upper division lessons) ______________
MUSIC 114- Secondary Instrument ______________
MUSIC 230 - Symphonic Band ______________
MUSIC 231- Wind Ensemble ______________
MUSIC 232- Chamber Choir ______________
MUSIC 233- Orchestra ______________
MUSIC 234- Men's Chorus ______________
MUSIC 235- Campus Singers ______________
MUSIC 237- Clarinet Ensemble ______________
MUSIC 238- Jazz Ensemble ______________
MUSIC 239- All College Choir ______________
MUSIC 240- Chapel Choir, Jazz Combo, String
Chamber Music, Ensemble Performance,
Guitar Ensemble ______________
MUSIC 241- Saxophone Quartet ______________
MUSIC 242- Brass Choir ______________
MUSIC 243- Percussion/ Marimba Ensemble ______________
MUSIC 323- Choral Techniques I ______________
MUSIC 324- Choral Techniques II ______________
*Piano Proficiency Exam (must pass for degree) ______________
Students pursuing the choral education sequence who do not have voice as their primary area of study must fulfill two levels of voice competencies (distributed by the instructor)
Students desiring a K-12 teaching license in vocal or instrumental music must be accepted into the education department to complete a minor in education. See education department listing for the supporting minor in education requirements.
Students in music education may receive special credit towards some core requirements. However, they are advised that a program in music fulfilling Minnesota state licensure requirements may require a ninth semester, course overloads and/or attendance at summer school. Students are urged to contact the education department regarding requirements.