Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Education, BME (45-4440) (129.5-132.5 hours)

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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:

  • Interpret and analyze music through historical, cultural, and theoretical study.
  • Perform, improvise, and create in individual and collaborative settings with technique, musicality, and artistry.
  • Apply current pedagogical and administrative techniques of music at elementary and secondary school levels.
  • Demonstrate functional piano performance skills.

Ensembles: 7 Semester Hours

BME majors are expected to be in a major large instrumental or vocal ensemble during every semester up to their student teaching semester, with a minimum of seven (7) separate semesters to include:


Keyboard & Guitar majors must choose band or orchestra as their major large ensemble. Guitar majors may apply up to two (2) semester hours in MUS 4088  toward their major large ensemble requirements.

Minimum Total: 129.5-132.5 Semester Hours

* 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.

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