Major Academic Plan for Bachelor of Music Education

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 4: MUSC 1108 4 C-GE   
MUSC 1103 Theory of Music I 3 C- FMUSC 1102 (or equivalent) 
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 1113 Aural Skills I 1 C- FMUSC 1102 (or equivalent) 
MUSC 1118 Class Piano I (unless Piano Proficiency is met) 1 C- F MUSC 1103
MUSA 11XX Applied Major 1 C-    
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Semester Total14
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3 C/BGEF, S  
GE Objective 3 3 C/BGEF, S, Su  
MUSC 1104 Theory of Music II 3 C- SMUSC 1103 & MUSC 1113 
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 1114 Aural Skills II 1 C- SMUSC 1103 & MUSC 1113 
MUSC 1119 Class Piano II (unless Piano Proficiency is met) 1 C- SMUSC 1104 
MUSA 11XX Applied Major 1 C-    
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Semester Total16
Third Semester
GE Objective 5 w/ Lab 4  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 2203 Theory of Music III 3 C- FMUSC 1104 & MUSC 1114 
MUSC 2213 Aural Skills III 1 C- FMUSC 1104 & MUSC 1114 
MUSC 2218 Class Piano III (unless Piano Proficiency is met) 1 C- F MUSC 2203
MUSC 2259 String Methods 2 C- R1  
MUSA 22XX Applied Major 1 C-   MUSC 2203
Large Ensemble 1 C- F, S  
EDUC 2201 Development and Individual Differences 3 C F, S, Su26 Credits completed, 2.75 GPA, min. “C” in ENGL 1101 or 1101P 
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 9: EDUC 2204 3 CGEF, S, Su  
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 2204 Theory of Music IV 3 C- SMUSC 2203 & MUSC 2213 
MUSC 2214 Aural Skills IV 1 C- SMUSC 2203 & MUSC 2213 
MUSC 2219 Class Piano IV (unless Piano Proficiency is met) 1 C- S MUSC 2204
MUSC 2252 Introduction to Music Education 1 C- D  
MUSC 2258 Percussion Methods 2 C- R1  
MUSA 22XX Applied Major 1 C-    
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Semester Total16
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 2256 Brass Methods 2 C- R1  
MUSC 3311 Form and Analysis 2 C-UMFMUSC 2203 & MUSC 2204 
MUSC 3312 Music Technology 2 C-UMDMUSC 1103 
MUSC 3319 Choral Conducting 2 C-UMFMUSC 1104 
MUSA 33XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Semester Total16
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 6: ANTH, PSYC, or SOC 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 1127 Class Voice 1 C- F, S  
MUSC 2255 Woodwind Methods 2 C- R1  
MUSC 3304 Music History I 3 C-UMSENGL 1102, MUSC 2203, and either MUSC 1100 or MUSC 1108 
MUSC 3320 Instrumental Conducting 2 C-UMSMUSC 1104 
MUSC 4401 Orchestration 2 C-UMASMUSC 2204 
MUSA 33XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Large Ensemble 1 C-    
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
MUSC 1107 Recital Attendance 0 C- F, S  
MUSC 3305 Music History II 3 C-UMFENGL 1102, MUSC 2203, and either MUSC 1100 or MUSC 1108 
MUSC 3338 Field Experience in Music Education 2 C-UMD  
MUSC 4495 Senior Recital 2 C-UMD  
MUSA 44XX Applied Major 1 C-UM   
Large Ensemble 1 C-UMF, S  
SPED 3350 Creating Inclusive Classrooms 3 CUMF, SAdmission to Teacher Ed ProgramEDUC 4408 or MUSC 3338
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
MUSC 3306 Music History III 3 C-UMSENGL 1102, MUSC 2204, and either MUSC 1100 or MUSC 1108 
MUSC 3333 Elementary Music Methods 3 C-UMDMUSC 2204, 2214, 2252 
MUSC 3334 Choral Music Methods 2 C-UMDMUSC 2204, 2214, 2252 
MUSC 3335 Instrumental Music Methods 2 C-UMDMUSC 2252, 2255, 2256, 2258, and 2259 
EDUC 3301 Inquiring Thinking Knowing 3 CUMF, S, SuEDUC 2201 and EDUC 2204 
EDUC 4401 Content Area Literacy 3 CUMF, S, SuAdmission to Teacher Education Program 
Semester Total16
Fall/Spring
Ninth Semester        
EDUC 4492 Secondary Music Education Student Teaching Internship 14 S/UUMF, SMUSC 3334, MUSC 3335, and/or approved application 
Semester Total14
Total138

MAP Credit Summary

Major96-100
General Education38
Free Electives to reach 120 credits0
TOTAL134-138