Jul 19, 2018  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education (45-441) - Option 2 - Vocal, BME

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Major, Bachelor of Music Education Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Music Education degree will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Understand the basic elements and structures of music history, theory, and performance literature.
  • Understand music’s relationship to the other arts, and how the arts relate to mankind.
  • Use technology in appropriate music applications.
  • Communicate the intellectual (thinking), emotional, and aesthetic (valuing) qualities of music to a diverse society.
  • Teach essential elements of music and music performance at elementary and secondary school levels.
  • Perform with appropriate tone, technique, and musicality in his/her primary performance medium.
  • Demonstrate functional piano performance skills.

Vocal Major Option, Bachelor of Music Education Degree

Certification to teach vocal music in grades K-12.

Music Education Major (Option 2: Vocal - even year start plan), BME (45-441) (4 Year Guide)  


A student who wishes this degree and elects a keyboard performing emphasis must have 4 hours of keyboard (1000 level), 4.5 hours of keyboard (3000 level), and 5 hours of voice or voice class in lieu of the required 8.5 hours of voice.

Minimum Total: 132.5-136.5 Sem. Hours

For additional certification to teach instrumental music with the VOCAL Major Option, B.M.E. Degree, see the department chair.

10Competency 10 course

*This course has a prerequisite not listed in the program if admission by examination is not sufficient.

NOTE: MUS 1210 - Experiencing Music GE (3)  cannot be counted in the Music Degree Major courses or General Education courses for this degree.

NOTE: Major Large Ensembles cannot count toward General Education for the Music Major.

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