Music - Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E)

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Bachelor of Music Education

College of the Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 72

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. Students apply for admission during their second year. See the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Human Sciences for more information.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Technique Courses

9

Music Theory, Methods, and History

45

Marching Band

1

Applied Study

7

Concert Attendance See requirement

0

Ensemble Requirements

7

Writing Requirement for Music Education

3

Secondary Teaching Licensure

Total Hours

72


Technique Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSE 120

Techs: String Inst in Class I

1

MUSE 121

Techs: String Inst in Class II

1

MUSE 274

Techniques: Upper Brass

1

MUSE 275

Techniques: Lower Brass

1

MUSE 123

Techniques: Voice

1

MUSE 272

Techniqus: Flute & Single Reed

1

MUSE 273

Techniques: Double Reed

1

MUSE 126

Techs: Percussn Instruments I

1

MUSE 127

Techs: Percussn Instruments II

1

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Music Theory, Methods, and History

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

Music Theory:

MUSI 105

Music Theory I

2

MUSI 106

Music Theory II

2

MUSI 205

Music Theory III

2

MUSI 206

Music Theory IV

2

Keyboard Skills:

MUSI 135A

Keyboard Skills I (MUSI 332 should be taken by keyboard principals)

1

or MUSI 332

Advanced Functional Piano

MUSI 136A

Keyboard Skills II (MUSI 435 should be taken by keyboard principals)

1

or MUSI 435

Piano Methods & Materials I

MUSI 235

Keyboard Skills III

1

MUSI 236

Keyboard Skills IV

1

MUSI 296

Piano Prof Assessment (must be completed prior to moving on to upper-division courses)

0

Aural Perception:

MUSI 140

Aural Perception I

2

MUSI 141

Aural Perception II

2

MUSI 240

Aural Perception III

2

MUSI 241

Aural Perception IV

2

Methods and Literature:

MUSE 333

Gen Music Methods & Materls I

2

MUSE 334

Gen Music Methods & Materls II

2

MUSI 440

Orchestration

2

MUSE 425

Technology and Materials

2

MUSE 497

Methods (Taken twice: Choral and Instrumental)

4

Conducting:

MUSI 335

Instrumental Conducting

2

MUSI 336

Choral Conducting

2

Music History:

MUSI 202L

Intro to Music Literature

3

MUSI 301H

Music History I

3

MUSI 302H

Music History II (This course satisfies the Intermediate Writing Requirement)

3

Total Hours

45

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Marching Band

Note: String, Voice, and Keyboard principals required to take only 1 credit of MUSI 155A. Wind/percussion principals must take 2.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

MUSI 155A

Marching: Grizzly Marchng Band

1-2

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Applied Study

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

MUSI 102A

Performance Study (Taken for 1 credit each in the Spring of the third year and Fall of the fourth year)

2

MUSI 195

Applied Study I (1 credit each semester in the first year of study)

2

MUSI 295

Applied Study II (1 credit each semester in the second year of study)

2

MUSI 395

Applied Study III (Taken in Fall of third year)

1

Total Hours

7

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Concert Attendance

Note: All students majoring in Music are required to attend in a minimum of 100 approved recitals/concerts prior to graduation. During the 4th year in an undergraduate degree program and upon completion of this requirement, students should register for the following course:

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

MUSI 388

Concert Attendance UM

0

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ensemble Requirements

Lower-Division Ensemble Requirement

Note: All majors seeking an undergraduate degree in music and who are registered for 5 or more credits must participate in an ensemble specified by their degree curriculum each semester of residence of the regular school year. (See specific curricula for maximum ensemble credits applicable toward minimum degree requirements.) One credit must be taken each semester for two credits each year.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 4 credits in one of the following courses:

4

MUSI 108A

Orchestra: UMSO (String principals)

MUSI 112A

Choir (Voice principals)

or MUSI 110A

Opera Theatre I

MUSI 114A

Band: UM Concert Band (Instrumental Principals)

MUSI 162A

Chamber Ensembles I (Piano and Guitar principals)

Total Hours

4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Ensemble Requirement

Note: These are to be taken for 1 credit each semester for a total of two credits during the the third year and for 1 credit during the Fall semester of the 4th year.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 credits in the following courses:

3

MUSI 308

Orchestras II: UM (String principals)

MUSI 312

Choir III (Voice Principals)

or MUSI 310

Opera Theatre II

MUSI 314

Band III: UM Concert Band (Instrumental principals)

MUSI 362

Chmbr Ens III: UM (Piano and Guitar principals )

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Writing Requirement for Music Education

Advanced Writing Requirement

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

MUSI 415

Music 20th Century to Present

MUSI 416

Topics in Music History

MUSI 417

Cultural Studies in Music

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach Music, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department.