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Music Education Major Requirements

Requirements for the Bachelor of Music Degree with
a Major in Music Education

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.
 

 Required Music Courses:

  • Music Theory I
  • Foundations of Musicianship
  • Music Theory II
  • Musicianship Skills I
  • Introduction to Music Education
  • Vocal Techniques and Diction
  • Brass Instruments
  • Piano Class I
  • Piano Class II
  • History and Analysis of Western Music I
  • Music Theory III
  • Musicianship Skills II
  • Musicianship Skills III
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Woodwind Instruments
  • Piano Class III
  • Piano Class IV
  • Percussion Instruments
  • History and Analysis of Western Music II
  • Orchestration and Arranging
  • Choral Conducting
  • Instrumental Conducting
  • Music Methods:  Early Childhood
  • Music Methods:  Middle Childhood and Adolescence to Young Adult
  • World Music and Ethnographic Music Study
  •  Music Methods:  Instrumental
  • Clinical Practice

Any One from the Following Music Courses Each Semester:                                   

(Except for the semester of Clinical Practice)

  • Concert Choir
  • Mount Union Alliance Chorale
  • Cantus Femina     
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Fall Band
  • Concert Band
  • Symphony Orchestra: Strings

Any one from the Following Music Courses for Two Semesters:                               

  •  Keyboard Ensemble                                                                 
  • Accompanying                                                                  
  • Master Chorale                                                                       
  • Musical Theatre Workshop                                                     
  • Student Musical                                                                                    
  • String Chamber Ensemble                                                        
  • Flute Ensemble                                                                        
  • Double Reed Ensemble                                                              
  • Clarinet Ensemble                                                                  
  • Saxophone Ensemble                                                              
  • Woodwind Quintet                                                                  
  • Trumpet Ensemble                                                                   
  • Horn Choir                                                              
  • Trombone Ensemble                                                              
  • Low Brass Ensemble                                                               
  • Brass Choir                                                       
  • Percussion Ensemble                                                                 
  • Handbell Choir                                                                           
  • Jazz Band                                                               
  • Collegium Musicum                                                                    
  • Other Ensemble                                                                  

Any One from the Following Music Courses as an Applied Major (seven hours) and an Applied Minor (three hours):

  • Piano                                                                       
  • Organ                                                                      
  • Harpsichord                                                                           
  • Voice                                                                     
  • Violin                                                                      
  • Viola                                                                         
  • Violoncello                                                                              
  • String Bass                                                                             
  • Electric Bass                                                                          
  • Guitar                                                                        
  • Harp                                                                        
  • Flute                                                                      
  • Oboe                                                                        
  • Clarinet                                                                     
  • Saxophone                                                                                               
  • Bassoon                                                                  
  • Trumpet                                                                   
  • French Horn                                                                           
  • Euphonium                                                                    
  • Trombone                                                              
  • Tuba                                                                        
  • Percussion                                                             

Required Education Courses:                                                             

  • Content Area Literacy

And One from the Following Education Courses:

  • Introduction to the Teaching Profession-Middle Childhood
  • Introduction to the Teaching Profession-Secondary Education
  • Young Children and Students with Exceptionalities