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(Archive) Music Education (MU ED)

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1999
End Date: Summer Session 2000

Music Education (MU ED) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR RICHARD GREEN, in charge

The Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education is a professional program that helps prepare students for teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Graduates of this program receive the Pennsylvania Instructional I certificate for teaching music K-12. They are expected to meet all special requirements for teacher certification and must pass proficiency examinations in voice and piano and complete all other education courses before registering for student teaching. (See also Teacher Education Programs.)

For the B.S. degree in Music Education, a minimum of 138 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(6 of these credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 99 credits[1]
(This includes 6 credits of General Education GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (42 credits)
MUSIC 040S(1), 121(1), 122(1), 131(2), 132(2), 161, 162W(1) (Sem: 1-2)
MUSIC 140(2), 221(1), 222(1), 231(2), 261(3), 262(3), 266(1), 331(2) (Sem: 3-4)
MUSIC 295A(1), 332(2), 340W(2), 342(2), 343(2), 344(2), 366(2), 395A(1), SPLED 400(3) (Sem: 5-8)
MUSIC 101(1) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (44.5 credits)
Select 6 credits from HD FS 229 GS(3), 239 GS(3), PSY 002 GS(3), 213 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 1 credit from MUSIC 395B(1), 395C(1) (Sem: 5-8)
Select .5 credits from MUSIC 295B(.5), 295C(.5) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 2 credits from MUSIC 181, 182, 267, 336, 422, 431, 433, 438, 471, 472 (Sem: 5-8)
Select 7 credits of approved ensembles as follows: MUSIC 076(1), 077 GA(1), 078 GA(1), 080 GA(1), 081 GA(1), 082 GA(1), 084 GA(1), 085 GA(1), 086 GA(1), 087 GA(1), 089 GA(1), 090 GA(1), 091 GA(1), 092 GA(1), 093 GA(1), 094 GA(1), 103 GA(1), 104 GA(1), 190 GA(1), 191 GA (1), 192 GA(1), 467(1) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 14 credits in applied music through Primary Level VII (Sem: 1-8)
Select 14 credits from MUSIC 495A, 495B, 495C, as follows:
6 or 8 credits from general music (495A) (Sem: 7-8) 6 or 8 credits from choral or instrumental music (495B or C) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12.5 credits)
(Students may apply 6 creditss of ROTC.)
Select 12.5 credits from MUSIC 110(1), 112(.5-1), 115(1), 116(1), 150(1), 151(1), 152(.5-1), 153(.5-1), 154(.5) 170(1), 210(1), 270(1), 387(1), 388(1), 389(1), 418(2), VOICE 100J GA(1), KEYBD 100J GA(1) (Sem: 1-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


The Pennsylvania State University ©2000

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 27-07-007

Review Date: 04/07/00 (General Education information update)

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