Fine and Performing Arts

Bachelor of Music in Music Education


Music Degree Options: Music Education | Classical Performance | Jazz Studies

Minimum hours needed to obtain a Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree: 148

General education requirements (35-37 hours):

  • ENG1100 (or 1101), 1102;
  • MTH 1750;
  • HIS 1110, 1121 or 1122;
  • FYS 1101;
  • HPR 1000;
  • 1 semester credit from HPR 1101-1121;
  • 3 semesters hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences; and
  • 3 credit hours from Natural and Physical Sciences (must include a lab), and
  • 3 Humanities Elective credit hours;

Required Music courses:

  • MUS 1101, 1102, 1151, 1152, 2201, 2202, 2226, 2228, 2229, 2230, 2231, 2232, 2236, 2251, 2252, 2280, 3341, 3342 or 3343, 3375 or 4477, 3376, 3379, 3380, 3381, 3382, 3386, 4341, 4476, 4479, 4480, 4495
  • 14 semester credit hours in principal applied; and
  • 7 semester credit hours in ensembles.
  • 7 semester hours of MUS 1000.

Required education courses:

  • EDU 2262, 2264, 2266, 2300, 3330, 4491, and 4895.

A grade of “C” or better is required.

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