2021-2022 Catalog

Music Education - Vocal emphasis

Students interested in becoming a candidate for licensure must work in consultation with an advisor from and Educator Preparation Program. Also refer to the Educator Preparation section of the Catalog.

Degree Requirements

Area I - Foundation Skills - 3 hours

FSL 101Foundations of Scholarship and Learning

3

FSL 101 is required for new and transferring freshmen with less that 24 credit hours. Students must earn a "C" or higher in FSL 101.

Area I - Rhetoric and Communication - 9 hours

ENG 101English Composition I

3

ENG 102English Composition II

3

BUA 251/ENG 251Business Communications

3

or

ENG 225Spoken Word and Public Performance

3

or

SPEE 220Fundamentals of Speech

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Area I - Mathematics - 3-4 hours

Choose one from the following:
MATH 111College Algebra

3

MATH 119Precalculus

3

MATH 121Calculus I

4

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Area I - Computer Literacy - 3 hours

Choose one from the following:
CIS 170Intro to Microcomputer Applications

3

or

ED 190Introduction to Computers for Instruction

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in all courses.

Area II - The Arts - 3 hours

Choose one from the following:
ART 191Enhancing Art Understanding

3

ENG 210Introduction to Film Studies

3

MU 129Music Listening

3

THR 100Introduction to Theatre

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Area II - Literature in English - 3 hours

Choose one from the following:
ENG 215Introduction to Literature

3

ENG 216Topics in Literature

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Area II - Social Science and Humanities - 6 hours

PSY 211Psychology of Human Growth & Development

3

SOC 221Introduction to Sociology

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Area II - History - 6 hours

Choose one sequence from the following:
HIS 111History of Western Civilization I

3

and

HIS 112History of Western Civilization II

3

or

HIS 191World Civilization to 1500

3

and

HIS 192World Civilization since 1500

3

or

HIS 201History of the United States I

3

and

HIS 202History of the United States II

3

Area II - The Natural Sciences - 7-8 hours

Choose two different science disciplines from the following:
ASTR 100Introduction to Astronomy

4

BIO 100Principles of Biology

4

BIO 111General Biology I

3

CHEM 103Fundamentals of Chemistry

3

and

CHEM 103LFundamentals of Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 111General Chemistry I

3

and

CHEM 111LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

PHY 201College Physics I

4

PHY 210General Physics I

4

PS 100Physical Science

4

SCI 105Special Topics in Science

4

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Required Music Core Courses - 48-64 hours

MU 131Elementary Music Theory I

3

MU 132Elementary Music Theory II

3

MU 133Sight Singing and Ear Training I

1

MU 134Sight Singing and Ear Training II

1

MU 210Music History Survey I

3

MU 220Music History Survey II

3

MU 231Advanced Music Theory I

3

MU 232Advanced Music Theory II

3

MU 255Piano Proficiency

0

MU 256Introduction to Music Technology

3

MU 330Basic Conducting Techniques

3

MU 340Arranging and Instrumentation

3

MU 430Advanced Conducting Techniques

3

MU 431Form and Analysis

3

MU 451Degree Recital

1

4 semestersApplied Private Instruction 100 level

1-2

4 semestersApplied Private Instruction 300 level

2-3

4 semestersPerformance Ensemble 100 level

0-1

4 semestersPerformance Ensemble 300 level

0-1

4 semestersRecital/Concert Enrichment - MU 117

0

4 semestersRecital/Concert Enrichment - MU 317

0

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Professional Education Core Courses - 24 hours

ED 201Education as a Profession

3

ED 230/PSY 230Exceptional and Culturally Diverse Students

3

ED 301Instructional Strategies

3

ED 435Enhanced Student Teaching

9

ED 436Student Teaching Seminar

3

MU 369Materials and Methods for Elementary School Music

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses. Exception: ED 301 requires a "B" or higher.

Vocal Performance emphasis - 7 hours

MU 350Junior Recital

1

MU 373Materials and Methods for Secondary Choral Music

3

MU 386Language Diction for Singers

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ALL courses.

Review Courses - As recommended by advisor - 8 hours

MU 128Fundamentals of Music

3

MU 130Music Listening and Literature

3

MU 152Class Piano IB

1

MU 251Class Piano II A

1

Total GEC Credit Hours (40-45 hours)
Total Music Core Requirements (48-64 hours)
Vocal Performance emphasis requirements (7 hours)
Total Professional Education Core (24 hours)
Review Courses (8 hours)

127 minimum hours required for graduation.