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 - 16 hours Fall, 16 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 0028r Approved Ensemble 1 MUS 0028 Approved Ensemble 1
MUS 2550 Voice Instruction 1 MUS 2550 Voice Instruction 1
MUS 1710 Musicianship I 2 MUS 1720 Musicianship II 2
MUS 1730 Aural Skills I 2 MUS 1740 Aural Skills II 2
MUS 1750 Musicianship Lab I 1 MUS 1760 Musicianship Lab II 1
ENGL 1010 Rhetoric &
Comp. I
3 ENGL 1020 Rhetoric &
Comp. II
3
MATH Approved Math 3 FAH: Literature Approved Course 3
 FAH: Historical Understanding                                 3 PSY 1010 Intro to Psychology 3
  • Spring Semester: Pass Piano Proficiency Examination, Phase I

Sophomore - 17 hours in Fall, 15 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 0020/22 Choral Ensemble 1 MUS 0020/22 Choral Ensemble 1
MUS 2550r Voice Instruction 1 MUS 2550r Voice Instruction 1
MUS 2710 Musicianship III 2 MUS 2720 Musicianship IV 2
MUS 2730 Aural Skills III 2 MUS 2740 Aural Skills IV 2
MUS 2750 Musicianship Lab III 1 MUS 2760 Musicianship Lab IV 1
FAH: VPA Visual/Perform Approved Course 3 Behavior/SocSci Approved Course 3
Lab Science Approved Course 4 MUS 2170 Diction for Singers 2
Statistics Approved Course 3 EDUC 2010 Education in the U.S. 3
  • Spring 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
Junior - 15 hours in Fall, 15 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 0020/22 Choral Ensemble 1 MUS 0020/22

Choral Ensemble

1
MUS 3550r Voice Instruction 1 MUS 3550r Voice Instruction 1
MUS 3030 Basic Conducting 2 MUS 3100 Choral Conducting 2
MUS 3330 Vocal Pedagogy 2 MUS 3360 Choral Methods 2
MUS 3150 Music History I 3 MUS 3160 Music History II 3
MUS 3230 Classroom Music Methods 3 EDUC 4000 Exceptional Learners 3
ECHD 2420 Adolescent Development 3 Non-Lab Science Approved Course 3

Senior - 14 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 0020/22 Choral Ensemble 1
MUS 3550r Applied Voice 1
MUS 3110 Musics of the World 3
MUS 3380 Choral Techniques 2
FAH:TVB Thoughts, Values, Beliefs approved course 3
MUS Elective Guitar/Piano/Practicum 1
MUS 4920 Senior Recital 0
EDUC 4330 Instruction & Evaluation in the Secondary Classroom 3
  • Fall Semester: Apply for Student Teaching by Sept. 1;
    pass PRAXIS II examinations!

Notes

1 May substitute MUS 0022, 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 EDUC 4330