Bachelor of Music Education
The Bachelor of Music Education is a nine-semester degree program designed to prepare candidates to obtain a teaching credential certificate to teach in the elementary and secondary schools. Complete information on admission to the music program, applied music, course sequencing, senior recital, large and small ensemble requirements, and other departmental policies may be found in the Music Department Student/Faculty handbook, available upon request from the chair of the Music Department. Candidates should request advisors in the Music Department and in the College of Education.
Candidates must complete requirements and be fully admitted to teacher education before they can take courses in professional education numbered 3000 and above.
Bachelor of Music Education
The Bachelor of Music Education is a nine-semester degree program designed to prepare students to teach music in secondary and elementary schools. Graduating students will be eligible for certification K-12, vocal and instrumental music.
Music Education students must complete requirements and be fully admitted to the Teacher Education Program before they can take courses in professional Education number 3000 and above. Refer to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education section of this Undergraduate Catalog.
Students completing the Bachelor of Music Education must complete 8 of the 9 General Education Objectives (minimum of 36 credits--see the General Education Requirements described in the Academic Information section of this Catalog).
Professional Education Requirements
|EDUC 2201||Development and Individual Differences||3|
|EDUC 2204||Families Community Culture||3|
|EDUC 3301||Inquiring Thinking Knowing||3|
|EDUC 4401||Content Area Literacy||3|
|SPED 3350||Creating Inclusive Classrooms||3|
|EDUC 4492||Secondary Music Education Student Teaching Internship||14|
Basic Music Requirements
|MUSC 1103||Theory of Music I||3|
|MUSC 1104||Theory of Music II||3|
|MUSC 1107||Recital Attendance (7 semesters)||0|
|MUSC 1108||The World of Music (partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)||4|
|MUSC 1113||Aural Skills I||1|
|MUSC 1114||Aural Skills II||1|
|MUSC 1127||Class Voice||1|
|or MUSP 1172||ISU Women's Choir|
|or MUSP 1173||Concert Choir|
|MUSC 2203||Theory of Music III||3|
|MUSC 2204||Theory of Music IV||3|
|MUSC 2213||Aural Skills III||1|
|MUSC 2214||Aural Skills IV||1|
|MUSC 2252||Introduction to Music Education||1|
|MUSC 2255||Woodwind Methods||2|
|MUSC 2256||Brass Methods||2|
|MUSC 2258||Percussion Methods||2|
|MUSC 2259||String Methods||2|
|MUSC 3304||Music History I||3|
|MUSC 3305||Music History II||3|
|MUSC 3306||Music History III||3|
|MUSC 3311||Form and Analysis||2|
|MUSC 3312||Music Technology||2|
|MUSC 3319||Choral Conducting||2|
|MUSC 3320||Instrumental Conducting||2|
|MUSC 3333||Elementary Music Methods||3|
|MUSC 3334||Choral Music Methods||2|
|MUSC 3335||Instrumental Music Methods||2|
|MUSC 3338||Field Experience in Music Education||2|
|Applied music (major instrument or voice)||7|
|Large Performing Ensembles (band, orchestra, choir)||7|
|Solo or joint senior recital|
|Piano proficiency 1|
Piano proficiency is required for all degree candidates. Applied music secondary credits (MUSC 1118-MUSC 1119, MUSC 2218-MUSC 2219, or MUSA 1120) may be used toward passing the piano proficiency. The candidate must register for piano each semester until able to pass the proficiency exam.