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Music Education (MU ED) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2000
End Date: Summer Session 2007 (Changed degree from B.S. to B.M.E.)

Music Education - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Arts and Architecture (MU ED)

PROFESSOR SUE HAUG, Director, School of Music

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)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(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 (44 credits)
MUSIC 040S(1), MUSIC 121(1), MUSIC 122(1), MUSIC 131(2), MUSIC 132(2), MUSIC 162(2) (Sem: 1-2)
MUSIC 140(2), MUSIC 221(1), MUSIC 222(1), MUSIC 231(2), MUSIC 261(3), MUSIC 262(3), MUSIC 266(1), MUSIC 331(2) (Sem: 3-4)
MUSIC 495D(1) (Sem: 5-6)
MUSIC 295A(1), MUSIC 332(2), MUSIC 340W(3), MUSIC 342(2), MUSIC 343(2), MUSIC 344(2), MUSIC 366(2), MUSIC 395A(1), SPLED 400(3) (Sem: 5-8)
MUSIC 101(1) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (42.5-43.5 credits)
Select 7 credits of approved ensembles as follows: MUSIC 076(1), MUSIC 077 GA(1), MUSIC 078 GA(1), MUSIC 080 GA(1), MUSIC 081 GA(1), MUSIC 082 GA(1), MUSIC 084 GA(1), MUSIC 085 GA(1), MUSIC 086 GA(1), MUSIC 087 GA(1), MUSIC 089 GA(1), MUSIC 090 GA(1), MUSIC 091 GA(1), MUSIC 092 GA(1), MUSIC 093 GA(1), MUSIC 094 GA(1), MUSIC 103 GA(1), MUSIC 104 GA(1), MUSIC 190 GA(1), MUSIC 191 GA (1), MUSIC 192 GA(1), MUSIC 467(1) (Sem: 1-8)
Select 14 credits in applied music through Primary Level VII (Sem: 1-8)
Select 6 credits from HD FS 229 GS(3), HD FS 239 GS(3), PSY 002 GS(3), PSY 213 GS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 1 credit from MUSIC 395B(1), MUSIC 395C(1) (Sem: 5-8)
Select .5 credits from MUSIC 295B(.5), MUSIC 295C(.5) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 2-3 credits from MUSIC 181(2), MUSIC 182(2), MUSIC 267(2), MUSIC 336(2), MUSIC 422(3), MUSIC 431(2), MUSIC 433(2-3), MUSIC 438(2), MUSIC 471(2), MUSIC 472(2) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 12 credits from MUSIC 495A, MUSIC 495B, MUSIC 495C, as follows:
- 5 or 7 credits from general music (495A) (Sem: 7-8)
- 5 or 7 credits from choral or instrumental music (495B or C) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12.5 credits)
(Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.)
Select 12.5 credits from MUSIC 110(1), MUSIC 112(.5-1), MUSIC 115(1), MUSIC 116(1), MUSIC 150(1), MUSIC 151(.5-2), MUSIC 152(.5-1), MUSIC 153(.5-1), MUSIC 154(.5), MUSIC 170(1), MUSIC 210(1), MUSIC 270(1), MUSIC 387(1), MUSIC 388(1), MUSIC 389(1), MUSIC 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.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 29-01-006

Review Date: 08/29/00

Director name last updated: 01/13/06

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