MUSIC EDUCATION (Bachelor of Music)

A student majoring in music education must complete the core requirements and one emphasis, as well as the general studies and certification requirements as outlined below. This curriculum provides for K-12 state teaching certification. Senior students are required to take the Graduate Record Examination, general and subject (Music) sections.
 
General Studies Requirements:
ENGL121, 122College Writing  6
ENGL223Research Writing 3
HIST120, 121, 122History of Western Civilization 8
HLTH*Health 2
PEACPhysical Activity Courses 2
Social Science Elective 4
  (as required by general studies) 
Mathematics and Natural Science 12
  (as required by general studies) 
RELB, RELH, RELT*Religion and Theology18 
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* Denominational Certification requires specific classes. See Education and Psychology section of this bulletin.
 

Core Requirements:
MUCT121, 122, 123Theory I 12
MUCT221, 222, 223Theory II 12
MUCT424Form and Analysis 3
MUCT425Orchestration 3
MUCT426Counterpoint 3
MUHL134World Music 4
MUHL321, 322, 323History of Music 12
MUPF361Basic Conducting 2
MUPFOrganizations 11
MUPFRecital 
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Certification Requirements: Music Education

Students wishing teacher certification must take the following courses and fulfill certification requirements as listed by the School of Education and Psychology .
MUED395Elementary School Music Methods 4
  and Materials 
MUED396Secondary Music Methods 3

 
Choose one of the following three emphases:
 
Instrumental
MUPFApplied Music* 20
MUEDInstrumental Techniques and Methods 8
Classes (String majors will take an additional 
      3 hours in MUED 283) 
MUPFVoice Performance Studies 1
MUPFConducting** 6
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Choral
MUED251, 252, 253Singer's Diction 3
MUED354Vocal Techniques and Methods 3
MUPFApplied Music* 20
MUPFKeyboard Performance Studies 6
MUPFConducting** 6
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Keyboard
MUED241Piano Pedagogy Practicum 3
MUED324Organ Pedagogy and Literature 3
MUED334Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Literature 1
MUPFApplied Music* 20
MUPFAdditional Keyboard Performance Studies 6
(Students whose primary area is organ will 
take piano and/or harpsichord; those 
whose primary area is piano will take organ.)  
MUPF276Accompanying Practicum 3
MUPF351, 352, 353Advanced Keyboard Skills 3
MUPFVoice Performance Studies  1
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* The student will choose these hours, 8 of which must be upper division, in one applied field. The upper division hours must be distributed over at least three quarters. A maximum of 3 hours of MUPF 127 may apply on the major. Students who reach a high level of proficiency may, with music faculty approval and guidance, complete this requirement by electing courses which will strengthen their preparedness in other areas within the music field. In no case will the student take fewer than 15 quarter hours in one applied field.
 

* Three of these hours must be in area of emphasis.
 



MUSIC PERFORMANCE (Bachelor of Music)

A student majoring in music performance must complete 115 quarter hours in the major, and general studies as listed below. (This curriculum does not result in state teaching certification.) Senior students are required to take the Graduate Record Examination, general and subject (Music) sections.
 
General Studies Requirements:
ENGL121, 122College Writing 6
ENGL223Research Writing 3
FREN101, 102, 103French12
   or
GRMN111, 112, 113German
German recommended 
HIST120, 121, 122History of Western Civilization 8
Humanities (non-music) 4
Mathematics and General Science 12
(as required by general studies) 
PEACPhysical Activity Courses 2
RELB, RELH, RELTReligion and Theology16 
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Core Requirements:
MUCT121, 122, 123Theory I 12
MUCT221, 222, 223Theory II 12
MUCT335Composition 3
MUCT424Form and Analysis 3
MUCT425Orchestration 3
MUCT426Counterpoint 3
MUHL134World Music 4
MUHL321, 322, 323History of Music 12
MUPF361Basic Conducting 2
MUPFConducting (other) 2
MUPFOrganizations 12
MUPF*Applied Music (one area) 48
MUPF487Recital (junior and senior year) 
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* Twenty hours in the primary performance area must be upper division and must be distributed over at least five quarters. A maximum of 3 hours of MUPF 127 in the major performance area may apply on the major. Keyboard majors will complete MUPF 351, 352, 353, 3 hours of MUPF 276, and three hours of MUPF 127 in piano, organ, or harpsichord depending on the major performance area. The preceding performance requirements can be used to satisfy the applied music core requirement of 48 hours. Piano majors will complete MUED 334, 3 hours of MUED 241, and 3 hours of organ or harpischord study. Organ majors will complete MUED 324, and 3 hours of piano or harpsichord study. Voice majors will complete MUED 251, 252, 253 and MUED 354. Instrumental majors will complete the techniques and methods class related to their performance area.
 



MAJOR IN MUSIC (Bachelor of Arts)

A student majoring in music must complete 66 quarter hours in the major and the general studies program for the baccalaureate degree as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Graduate Record Examination, general and subject (Music) sections.
 
Major Requirements:
MUCT121, 122, 123Theory I 12
MUCT221, 222, 223Theory II  12
MUCT424Form and Analysis 3
MUCT426Counterpoint  3
MUHL134World Music 4
MUHL321, 322, 323History of Music 12
MUPFApplied Music* (6 must be upper 15
division in major performance area) 
MUPF487+Recital 0

 
+ A conducting or composition recital, or research project, as approved by the music faculty, may be substituted for the senior recital.
 

Electives** 5
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* A maximum of 3 hours of MUPF 127 may apply on the major. Six hours in the primary performance area must be upper division and must be distributed over at least three quarters. With music faculty permission, students may substitute additional hours in upper division theory and composition for this requirement, once upper division performance status is attained.
 

** Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the academic adviser assigned by the department chair.
 



MINOR IN MUSIC

A student minoring in music must complete 30 quarter hours:
MUCT121, 122, 123Theory I 12
MUHL124Introduction to Music 4
   or
MUHL134World Music
MUPF*Applied Music (3 must be upper 8
  division, a solo recital is required.) 
Electives (2 must be upper division) 6
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* A maximum of 3 hours of MUPF 127 may apply on the minor.
 

Participation in an ensemble appropriate to the applied area is required during each quarter of performance studies.