Vocal Music Education (K-12) (BM)

Co-major in Vocal Music Education (K-12) and a Co-major in K-12 Music Education.

Note: A Co-major cannot be a stand-alone major.

Blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4 as listed at the beginning of this section 

Plus Block 3 curriculum and instruction special methods courses and field experience:

  • EDUC 207 Early Elementary Music Methods (Pre K-2) (3 credits)
  • EDUC 307 Intermediate Elementary Music Methods (Grades 3-5) (3 credits)
  • EDUC 314 Secondary Music Methods (Grades 6-12) (3 credits)
  • EDUC 342 Field Experience III: Music (0 credit)
  • EDUC 418 Choral/Instrumental Music Methods (2 credits)

Plus:

  • EDUC 110 Introduction to Music Education I (1 credit)

Plus the following for Vocal Concentrations:

  • EDUC 176 German Diction for Singers (1 credit)
  • EDUC 177 French Diction for Singers (1 credit)
  • EDUC 324 Teaching Techniques for the String Family (2 credits)
  • EDUC 362 Vocal Pedagogy for Singers (2 credits)
  • MUSC 355 Advanced Conducting and Materials: Vocal Concentration (2 credits)

Plus:

  • MUSC 001 Student Convocation Hour (0 credits) (6 semesters)
  • MUSC 101 Piano Skills I (1 credit)
  • MUSC 102 Piano Skills II (1 credit)
  • MUSC 113 Music Theory and Aural Skills I (4 credits)
  • MUSC 114 Music Theory and Aural Skills II (4 credits)
  • MUSC 133 Music of the United States: Aural and Written Traditions (2 credits)
  • MUSC 140 Music Media (2 credits)
  • MUSC 201 Piano Skills III (1 credit)
  • MUSC 202 Piano Skills IV (1 credit)

Students for whom piano or organ is the primary instrument will take the following courses in lieu of MUSC 101, 102, 201, and 202:

  • MUSC 192 Technical Skills for Keyboard Majors (1 credit)
  • MUSC 292 Functional Skills for Keyboard Majors I (1 credit)
  • MUSC 293 Functional Skills Keyboard Majors II (1 credit)
  • MUSC xxx Piano Elective (1 credit) to be chosen from the following: MUSP 121, 131 (organ majors only), 135 (piano majors only), 153, MUSN 171, 172, 182, or MUSW 501 

Plus:

  • MUSC 213 Music Theory and Aural Skills III (4 credits)
  • MUSC 214 Music Theory and Aural Skills IV (4 credits)
  • MUSC 231 Introduction to Conducting I (1 credit)
  • MUSC 232 Introduction to Conducting II (1 credit)
  • MUSC 233 Music of the World: Aural and Written Traditions (4 credits)
  • MUSC 341 Theory Elective: Musicianship Pedagogy for Music Educators (2 credits)
  • MUSC 411 History and Literature of Music I (4 credits)
  • MUSC 412 History and Literature of Music II (4 credits)
  • MUSN 1xx Ensemble (6 semesters) (0 credits each semester)*
  • MUSP 3xx Performance studies (6 semesters) (1 credits each semester)
  • MUSR 200 Piano Proficiency (0 credits)
  • MUSR 270 Level I Recital (0 credits)
  • MUSR 350 Level II Recital (0 credits)

*Guidelines for choosing an ensemble:

  • Students must spend 6 semesters in a large choral ensemble.
  • Voice majors must spend at least 4 semesters in MUSN 142 or MUSN 160.

Allied Requirements:

  • PHYS 105 Musical Acoustics (4 credit hours)