Music (B.A.) (2003)

Administered by: Department of Music

Effective: Fall, 2003

Music Education Certification, K-12, Track

In addition to 53 credits of general education requirements and 40 credits of requirements of the major, students select elective courses to complete the university's 120-credit requirement for a bachelor of arts degree.

Students with a concentration in Music Education Certification K-12 will:

Assessment Criteria and Procedures: The culmination of the Music Education Certification, K-12 track is one semester of student teaching experience. Because the certification is K-12, the student teaching experience will include both elementary and secondary assignments. The student will be evaluated by the cooperating teacher, the music content specialist, and the university supervisor.

General Education

20.101 Composition I

25.103 Public Speaking

A British or American Literature course

Mathematics (53) courses to fulfill Quantitative-Analytical Reasoning requirement

48.211 Child Psychology or 48.212 Adolescent Psychology

70.101 Introduction to the Exceptional Individual

48.101 General Psychology

45.211 Principles of Sociology or 46.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology

Core Courses

35.201 Sight Singing

35.210 Music Theory I

35.211 Music Theory II

35.300 Music Theory III: Form and Analysis

35.301 Music Theory IV: Twentieth Century Practice

35.411 Music Theory VI: Orchestration

Ensemble Participation

A total of ten semesters of ensemble approved by the adviser from the list below are required. At least three semesters must be at one credit per semester; remaining seven semesters at one or zero credit.

35.106/306 Maroon and Gold Band (Marching in fall, Concert in spring)

35.107/307 University-Community Orchestra

35.108/308 Concert Choir

35.109/309 Women's Choral Ensemble

35.110/310 Husky Singers (male chorus)

35.111/311 Chamber Singers

35.112/321 Jazz Ensemble

35.170/370 Chamber Orchestra

Music History

35.105 Music Literature

35.321 Music History to 1750

35.322 Music History 1750 to Present

Methods Courses

35.203 Voice Methods

35.206 String Methods

35.220 String Methods II

35.207 Brass Methods I

35.209 Brass Methods II

35.231 General Conducting

35.232 Woodwinds Methods I

35.233 Woodwinds Methods II

Applied Instruction

Seven semesters (ten credits) of applied instruction on the same instrument. First four semesters one half hour lesson at one credit; last three semesters before student teaching, one hour lesson at two credits.

Professional Teacher Education

35.227 Music Technology

60.311 Classroom Measurements and Assessments

35.305 Special Topics in Music Education (three times)

60.406 Multicultural Education

35.331 Elementary Methods and Curriculum in Music

35.319 Secondary Methods and Curriculum in Music

35.328 Choral Conducting and Methods or 35.329 Instrumental Conducting and Methods

35.495 Student Teaching

35.496 Student Teaching

Piano proficiency examination

All Music Education students must exit with an acceptable level of keyboard proficiency. Course 35.302 Piano Proficiency may be elected and repeated to aid in the passage of the exam, but election of 35.302 may not be sufficient in itself to guarantee passage of the exam. See your adviser for details.