Apr 01, 2023
East Central College
The below courses are required for BME Music Education majors and can be fulfilled at ECC as part of the AAT Education-Teaching requirements. If any of the below courses are not taken at ECC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of ECC AAT requirements can be found in the ECC Catalog.
Students who transfer to UCM with a completed Associate of Arts in Teaching degree are considered to have met all general education requirements at UCM, except for those specifically required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements below for these courses, if applicable).
AAT General Education Requirements: 43 Semester Hours
AAT Program Requirements: 13 Semester Hours
AAT Elective Options: 9 Semester Hours
Minimum Total Hours Required for ECC AAT: 65 Hours
*Must earn a 3.00 GPA or higher with no grade lower than a C in Professional Education courses.
UCM BME Music Education: Instrumental Option
The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree. Any courses listed above not taken at ECC must be completed as part of BME requirements.
Major Requirements: 47.5 Semester Hours
BME Instrumental Students
Are expected to be in a major large instrumental ensemble during every semester up to their student teaching semester, with a minimum of seven (7) separate semesters to include:
Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Students:
4 Combined Semester Hours in
(up to 2 total semester hours of MUS 1081, MUS 4081 & MUS 4025 may be applied toward degree)
Keyboard & Guitar majors must choose band or orchestra as their major large ensemble. Guitar majors may apply up to two (2) s.h. in MUS 4088 toward their major large ensemble requirements.
Professional Education Requirements: 25 Semester Hours
Must earn a 3.00 GPA or higher with no grade lower than a C in Professional Education courses.
Student Teaching Semester
General Education Requirements: 6 Semester Hours
The following general education courses are required for this major and should be taken at UCM.
Minimum Total Hours Required for BME: 120 Semester Hours
This guide is based on the UCM 2021 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and ECC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.