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 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 Instrument (first four semesters)||___________________________|
|MUSIC 337 - Applied Instrument (upper division lessons)||___________________________|
|MUSIC 114 - Secondary Instrument||___________________________|
ENSEMBLES: (7 SEMESTERS)
|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||___________________________|
Special Studies: 8 CREDITS
|MUSIC 316 - Woodwind Methods||___________________________|
|MUSIC 317 - Percussion Methods||___________________________|
|MUSIC 318 - Brass Methods||___________________________|
|MUSIC 319 - String Methods||___________________________|
|MUSIC 325 - Basic Instrumental Conducting||___________________________|
|MUSIC 326 - Advanced Instrumental Conducting & Jazz Methods||___________________________|
*Piano Proficiency Exam
|(must pass for degree if instrument is not keyboard)||___________________________|
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.