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Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music Education
(B.M. - Vocal Music Education)

This information represents a typical plan for completion of a music degree. Your actual course may vary. Courses in yellow highlight are sequential music courses offered only in the indicated semester. These must be taken in the sequence indicated.

Freshmen - 14 hours Fall, 17 hours Spring
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 1000r Seminar 0 MUS 1000r Seminar 0
MUS 0028 Choral Union 1 MUS 0028 Choral Union 1
MUS 2550 Voice Instruction 2 MUS 2550 Voice Instruction 2
MUS 1030 Ear Training I 1 MUS 1040 Ear Training II 1
MUS 1070 Theory I 3 MUS 1080 Theory II 3
MUS 1310 Piano Class 1 MUS 1320 Piano Class 1
ENGL 1010 Rhetoric &
Comp. I
3 ENGL 1020 Rhetoric &
Comp. II
3
MATH Approved Math 3 MUS 1110 Intro to Music 3
  PSY 1010 Intro to Psychology 3
  • Spring Semester: Pass Piano Proficiency Examination, Phase I.
  • Summer Term: Behavioral/Social Science Course (3 hours)

Sophomore - 15 hours in Fall, 16 in Spring
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 2000r Seminar 0 MUS 2000r Seminar 0
MUS 0028 Choral Union see note 1 1 MUS 0028 Choral Union see note 1 1
MUS 2550r Voice Instruction 2 MUS 2550r Voice Instruction 2
MUS 2030 Ear Training III 1 MUS 2040 Ear Training IV 1
MUS 2070 Theory III 3 MUS 2080 Theory IV 3
MUS 1410 Piano Class 1 MUS 1420 Piano Class 1
EDUC 2010 Education in the US 3 Statistics Approved Statistics 3
MUS 2210 String Methods 2 MUS 2220 Instrumental Methods 2
MUS 2170 Diction for Singers see note 2 3 ECHD 2420 Adolescent Development 3
  • Fall Semester: Apply for admission to Teacher Education Program.
  • Spring Semester: Audition for admission to 3000-level applied study on semester jury.
    Pass Sophomore Theory Proficiency Exam in MUS 2080.
    Pass Piano Proficiency Exam (PPE), Phase II.
  • Summer Term: Lab Science (4 hours) & approved Humanities (3 hours)
Junior - 14 hours in Fall, 13 in Spring
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 3000r Seminar 0 MUS 3000r Seminar 0
MUS 0028 Choral Union see note 1 1 MUS 0028

Choral Union see note 1

1
MUS 3550r Voice Instruction 1 MUS 3550r Voice Instruction 1
MUS 3030 Basic Conducting 2 MUS 3100 Choral Conducting 2
MUS 2090 Keyboard Harmony 1 MUS 2100 Keyboard Harmony 1
MUS 3150 Music History I 3 MUS 3160 Music History II 3
MUS 3210 Elementary Music Methods see note 3 3 MUS 3330 Vocal Pedagogy 2
EDUC 4000 Survey of Exceptional Learners 3 MUS 3110 Musics of the World 3
  • Summer Term: NS Non-lab Science course (3 hours) and approved Humanities (3 hours)

Senior - 16 hours in Fall, 12 in Spring
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUS 4000r Seminar 0 EDUC 4440r Student Teaching 12
MUS 0028 Choral Union see note 1 1
MUS 3550 Applied Voice 2
MUS 4320 Secondary Music Methods see note 4 3
MUS 3340 Choral Arranging 2
MUS 3170

Survey of Jazz see note 5

3
MUS 3360 Choral Methods 2
MUS 4920 Senior Recital 0
EDUC 4330 Instruction & Evaluation in the Secondary Classroom see note 4 3
  • Fall Semester: Apply for Student Teaching by Sept. 1;
    pass PRAXIS II examinations!

Notes

1 May substitute MUS 0020, Chamber Singers, if admitted by audition.

2 Students must pass Foreign Language Diction Proficiency Exam or take MUS 2170 as a deficiency course.

3 Prerequisite: Pass Piano Proficiency Exam, Phases I and II

4 You must be in the Teacher Education Program (TEP) in order to register for these courses.

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