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(Archive) Music Education (MU ED)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1997
End Date: Summer Session 1999

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.

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(9 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR) (See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 101 credits[1]
(This includes 9 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GN courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (39 credits)
MUSIC 121(1), 122(1), 131(2), 132(2), 140(1) 161(1), 162(1) (Sem: 1-2)
PSY 002 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
EDPSY 014(3), MUSIC 221(1), 222(1), 231(2), 232(2), 261(3), 262(3), 266(1) (Sem: 3-4)
MUSIC 331(2), 340W(2), 295A(1), PHYS 255 GN(3), MUSIC 466(2) (Sem: 5-6)
MUSIC 101(1) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (49 credits)
[Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.]
Select 3 credits from HD FS 229 GS(3), 239 GS(3), or PSY 213 GS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 4 credits from MUSIC 442(3), 495A(6-8); or MUSIC 443(3), 495B(6-8); or MUSIC 444(3), 495C(1) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 5 credits from MUSIC 342(2), 395A(1); MUSIC 343(2), 395B(1); MUSIC 344(2), 395C(1) (Sem: 7-8)
Select 2 credits from MUSIC 181(2) or 182(2), MUSIC 267(2), 336(2), 422(3), 431(2-3), 438(2), 471(2), 472(2) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 14 credits from MUSIC 446, 447, 448, or 449 as follows: (Sem: 7-8) 6 or 8 credits from elementary or secondary general music 6 or 8 credits from secondary choral or instrumental music
Select 7 credits of approved ensembles (see School of Music Handbook for list of ensembles) (Sem: 1-7)
Select 14 credits in applied music through Primary Level VII (Sem: 1-7)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (13 credits)
[Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.]
See School of Music handbook for specific requirements according to area of teaching emphasis (13) (Sem: 1-7)

[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 ©1998

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: Summer Session 1997

Blue Sheet Item #: 25-06-005

Review Date: 6/7/99 (General Education Update)

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