Music Education (BM)

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This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2018–Spring 2019 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

Unit: Music
 

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education program is designed to serve students seeking to develop the skills, experiences, and information to qualify graduates for public school music teacher “New Teacher” certification in the Commonwealth of Kentucky (P-12). 

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Pre-Certification, program is designed for students intending to complete the degree in anticipation of enrollment in the Master of Arts in Teaching program (MAT), when additional professional education, music education, research methods, and clinical education course work are required. More information on this program can be found on the BM in Music Education, Pre-Certification, catalog page.

Degree Summaries

Music Education: Brass, Percussion, or Wind Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements58
Minimum Total Hours135

Music Education: Brass, Percussion, or Wind Emphasis w/Track in Jazz Studies

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements57
Jazz Track Requirements19
Minimum Total Hours153

Music Education: Keyboard Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements57
Minimum Total Hours134

Music Education: Keyboard Emphasis w/Track in Jazz Studies

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements58
Jazz Track Requirements17
Minimum Total Hours152

Music Education: Strings Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements59
Minimum Total Hours136

Music Education: Strings Emphasis w/Track in Jazz Studies

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements58
Jazz Track Requirements19
Minimum Total Hours154

Music Education: Vocal Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements46
Program/Emphasis Requirements57
Minimum Total Hours134

Specific coursework information can be found on the Degree Requirements tab.

Departmental Admission Requirements

Students in this unit are admitted directly into their degree program. Students considering the tracks in Jazz Studies must audition and be admissible to both Music Education and Jazz Studies. 

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 1,231
The following courses are required by this program and should be used to fulfill the respective General Education Requirement:
African-American Music - AH, D1
Music in World Cultures - D2, SB

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program (link provided above).  Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

College/School Requirements

School of Music Requirements
MUS 100Introduction to Music Study1
Music Theory16
Theory I 3
Theory II 3
Theory III
Theory IV
Music Literature9
Music Literature I (1000-1750)
Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music)
Music Literature III (1860-present)
MUS 109Major Ensembles (Seven 1-hour courses) 47
MUS 97Recital Attendance (six semesters of “S”)0
Piano Class/Voice Class3
FOR STUDENTS WITH INSTRUMENTAL EMPHASIS
Piano Class
Piano Class
Piano Class III
Piano Proficiency 5
- OR FOR STUDENTS WITH VOICE EMPHASIS -
Piano Class
Piano Class
Piano Class III
Piano Proficiency 5
- OR FOR STUDENTS WITH INSTRUMENTAL EMPHASIS WITH TRACK IN JAZZ STUDIES -
Piano Class
Piano Class
Jazz Piano Class
Piano Proficiency
Jazz Piano Proficiency 5
- OR FOR STUDENTS WITH KEYBOARD EMPHASIS OR KEYBOARD EMPHASIS WITH TRACK IN JAZZ STUDIES (Applied Voice)-
Functional Study
Functional Study
Functional Study
Piano Proficiency 5
Applied Lessons (four 2-hour courses)8
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 347Analysis I (Jazz Track students take MUS 349)2
Minimum Total Hours46

Upper Division Assessment

All students enrolled in a music degree program will be reviewed at the approximate midpoint of the selected program in order for students to achieve Upper Division status. Students must meet the standards of this review to register for 400-level courses in music. Both the elements and standards of the review are established by the faculty and include credit for MUS 242 Theory IV; MUS 361 Music Literature I; 4 semesters of Applied Instrument at the course numbers required for the degree; Piano Proficiency Examination; MUS 97 Recital Attendance, with a grade of S for 4 semesters; Ensemble participation; cumulative 2.5 GPA (good standing); minimum of 48 credit hours completed; pass ENGL 101 or ENGL 105; and 3 additional Gen Ed courses.

Additional specific elements and standards appropriate to specific degree programs in jazz studies, music composition, music education, music history, instrumental and vocal performance, pedagogy, music theory, and music therapy are required of students in order to achieve Upper Division status and to continue in the degree program. Specific degree requirements are determined by the division and area faculties and are outlined in the Music Student Handbook and the various Division handbooks.

Admission to Teacher Education

Students must apply to Teacher Education in the second semester of their Sophomore year (February 1st application deadline).  Failure to be admitted to teacher education will delay students’ ability to take advanced classes in music education and teacher education.

Requirements for application to teacher education are the following:

  • Minimum 45 credit hours (completed or in progress at the time of application) with minimum 2.75 cumulative college grade point average;
  • Grade of C+ or higher in MUS 116;
  • Successful completion of an additional two credit hours of Music Education courses;
  • Passing PPST PRAXIS I scores as follows:  Math (150), Writing (162), Reading (156);
  • C or better in ENGL 102;
  • C or better in Oral Communication course (such as COMM 111 or COMM 115);
  • Professional Statement (as directed in application);
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (as directed in application);
  • Successful Interview;
  • Agreement to Professional Code of Ethics, Statement of Understanding of Admission Guidelines, and CEHD Acceptable Use of Technology forms (as directed in application).

Students must complete 200 hours of field observations and related activities, as outlined by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) prior to being permitted to student teach.  These field experiences must be non-paid experiences.  This regulation will begin based on regulations and timelines stipulated by EPSB.

Students must be admitted to Teacher Education before being permitted to take the following upper-division music education courses:

Elementary School Music Methods
Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society
Marching Band Methods
Jazz Methods
String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature
Choral Techniques
Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Student Teaching Elementary School
Student Teaching Secondary
Human Interaction/Professional Growth
Special Methods in Secondary Teaching


Students must pass the Pre-Professional Standards Test (PPST) prior to student teaching and Praxis I and II exams as required by EPSB and obtain a “B” average in EDTP 420 and ECPY 507 (or approved Education course substitution).

Program/Major Requirements

Brass Emphasis

Some required courses require admission to Teacher Certification prior to enrollment. Please refer to "Admission to Teacher Certification" (above) for requirements and a list of courses.

Plan Courses: Major Area
Instrumental Methods, Brass Emphasis6
Brass Methods
Woodwind Methods
Advanced Woodwind Methods
Percussion Methods
Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature
String Methods I
MUS 228Elementary School Music Methods2
MUS 328Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society2
MUS 337Marching Band Methods1
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
Practical Applications in Music Education (four half-hour courses)2
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
MUS 116Introduction to Music Education1
MUS 118Introduction to Jazz Improvisation (not required for Jazz Track students, see Jazz Studies course list below)1
MUS 338Jazz Methods2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB3
or EDTP 502 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
MUED 533Human Interaction/Professional Growth2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
MUED 520Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE)5
MUED 534Student Teaching Secondary (CUE)5
Supporting Courses
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 346Band/Choral Scoring2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (four half-hour courses)2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson *1
Three hours selected from the following:3
Voice Class (1 credit)
Functional or Secondary Applied Lessons (1-2 credits) *
Marching Band Drill Writing (2 credits)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music and Movement Education (1 credit)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education (2 credit)
Minimum Total Hours58

Brass Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11857
MUS 105
MUS 106
MUS 205
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
6
MUS 109Major Ensembles (Jazz Ensemble; two 1-hour courses)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (Jazz Combo; two additional half-hour courses)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style and Analysis)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-02 Jazz Theory )2
MUS 435Jazz Arranging I2
One of the following sequences: **4
Jazz Improvisation
Jazz Improvisation II
- or -
Jazz Improvisation II
Jazz Improvisation III
Minimum Total Hours76

Keyboard Emphasis

Some required courses require admission to Teacher Certification prior to enrollment. Please refer to "Admission to Teacher Certification" (above) for requirements and a list of courses.

Plan Courses: Major Area
Instrumental Methods, Vocal Emphasis4
Introduction to Woodwinds
Introduction to Brass
Percussion Methods
String Methods I
MUS 228Elementary School Music Methods2
MUS 328Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society2
MUS 428Choral Techniques2
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
Practical Applications in Music Education (four half-hour courses)2
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
MUS 116Introduction to Music Education1
MUS 118Introduction to Jazz Improvisation1
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB3
or EDTP 502 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
MUED 533Human Interaction/Professional Growth2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
MUED 520Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE)5
MUED 534Student Teaching Secondary (CUE)5
Supporting Courses
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 571Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy)2
MUS 234
MUS 333
Functional Study
Functional Study (Voice)
2
MUS 123
MUS 124
Diction
Diction
2
Two of the following three courses (five options for Jazz Track students):4
Orchestral Scoring
Band/Choral Scoring
Jazz Arranging I (Jazz Track students only)
Piano Pedagogy I (Jazz Track students only)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
Minimum Total Hours57

Keyboard Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11856
MUS 105
MUS 106
MUS 205
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
6
MUS 109Major Ensembles (Jazz Ensemble; two 1-hour courses)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (Jazz Combo; two additional half-hour courses)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style and Analysis MUS 351-01)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02)2
MUS 338Jazz Methods2
One of the following sequences:**4
Jazz Improvisation
Jazz Improvisation II
- or -
Jazz Improvisation II
Jazz Improvisation III
Minimum Total Hours75

Percussion Emphasis

Some required courses require admission to Teacher Certification prior to enrollment. Please refer to "Admission to Teacher Certification" (above) for requirements and a list of courses.

Plan Courses: Major Area
Instrumental Methods, Percussion Emphasis6
Woodwind Methods
Advanced Woodwind Methods
Brass Methods
Advanced Brass Methods
String Methods I
Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature
MUS 228Elementary School Music Methods2
MUS 328Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society2
MUS 337Marching Band Methods1
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
Practical Applications in Music Education (four half-hour courses)2
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
MUS 116Introduction to Music Education1
MUS 118Introduction to Jazz Improvisation (not required for Jazz Track students, see Jazz Studies courselist below)1
MUS 338Jazz Methods2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB3
or EDTP 502 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
MUED 533Human Interaction/Professional Growth2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
MUED 520Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE)5
MUED 534Student Teaching Secondary (CUE)5
Supporting Courses
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 346Band/Choral Scoring2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (four half-hour courses)2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson *1
Three hours selected from the following:3
Voice Class (1 credit)
Functional or Secondary Applied Lessons (1-2 credits) *
Marching Band Drill Writing (2 credits)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music and Movement Education (1 credit)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education (2 credit)
Minimum Total Hours58

Percussion Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11857
MUS 105
MUS 106
MUS 205
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
6
MUS 109Major Ensembles (Principal Jazz Ensemble, two 1-hour courses)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (Jazz Combo; two additional half-hour courses)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style and Analysis )2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-02 Jazz Theory)2
MUS 435Jazz Arranging I2
One of the following sequences: **4
Jazz Improvisation
Jazz Improvisation II
- or -
Jazz Improvisation II
Jazz Improvisation III
Minimum Total Hours76

Wind Emphasis

Some required courses require admission to Teacher Certification prior to enrollment. Please refer to "Admission to Teacher Certification" (above) for requirements and a list of courses.

Plan Courses: Major Area
Instrumental Methods, Wind Emphasis6
Woodwind Methods
Brass Methods
Advanced Brass Methods
Percussion Methods
String Methods I
Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature
MUS 228Elementary School Music Methods2
MUS 328Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society2
MUS 337Marching Band Methods1
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
Practical Applications in Music Education (four half-hour courses)2
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
MUS 116Introduction to Music Education1
MUS 118Introduction to Jazz Improvisation (not required for Jazz Track students, see Jazz Studies courselist below)1
MUS 338Jazz Methods2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB3
or EDTP 502 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
MUED 533Human Interaction/Professional Growth2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
MUED 520Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE)5
MUED 534Student Teaching Secondary (CUE)5
Supporting Courses
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 346Band/Choral Scoring2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (four half-hour courses)2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson *1
Three hours selected from the following:3
Voice Class (1 credit)
Functional or Secondary Applied Lessons (1-2 credits) *
Marching Band Drill Writing (2 credits)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music and Movement Education (1 credit)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education (2 credit)
Minimum Total Hours58

Wind Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11857
MUS 105
MUS 106
MUS 205
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
6
MUS 109Major Ensembles (Jazz Ensemble, two 1-hour courses)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (two additional half-hour courses)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style and Analysis )2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-02 Jazz Theory)2
MUS 435Jazz Arranging I2
One of the following sequences: **4
Jazz Improvisation
Jazz Improvisation II
- or -
Jazz Improvisation II
Jazz Improvisation III
Minimum Total Hours76

Strings Emphasis

Some required courses require admission to Teacher Certification prior to enrollment. Please refer to "Admission to Teacher Certification" (above) for requirements and a list of courses.

Plan Courses: Major Area
Instrumental Methods, Strings Emphasis6
Introduction to Woodwinds
Introduction to Brass
Percussion Methods
String Methods I
String Methods II
String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature
MUS 228Elementary School Music Methods2
MUS 328Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society2
MUS 227Voice Class1
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
Practical Applications in Music Education (four half-hour courses)2
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
MUS 116Introduction to Music Education1
MUS 118Introduction to Jazz Improvisation (not required for Jazz Track students, see Jazz Studies courselist below)1
MUS 338Jazz Methods2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB3
or EDTP 502 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
MUED 533Human Interaction/Professional Growth2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
MUED 520Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE)5
MUED 534Student Teaching Secondary (CUE)5
Supporting Courses
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 345Orchestral Scoring2
MUS 346Band/Choral Scoring2
or MUED 505 Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (two half-hour courses)1
Functional of Secondary Applied Lessons *3
MUED 102Practical Applications in Music Education0.5
MUED 401Practical Applications in Music Education0.5
Minimum Total Hours59

Strings Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11858
MUS 105
MUS 106
MUS 205
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
6
MUS 109Major Ensembles (Jazz Ensemble; two 1-hour courses)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (Jazz Combo; two additional half-hour courses)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style and Analysis )2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-02 Jazz Theory)2
MUS 435Jazz Arranging I2
One of the following sequences:**4
Jazz Improvisation
Jazz Improvisation II
- or -
Jazz Improvisation II
Jazz Improvisation III
Minimum Total Hours77

Vocal Emphasis

Some required courses require admission to Teacher Certification prior to enrollment. Please refer to "Admission to Teacher Certification" (above) for requirements and a list of courses.

Plan Courses: Major Area
Instrumental Methods, Vocal Emphasis4
Introduction to Woodwinds
Introduction to Brass
Percussion Methods
String Methods I
MUS 228Elementary School Music Methods2
MUS 328Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society2
MUS 428Choral Techniques2
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
Practical Applications in Music Education (four half-hour courses)2
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
Practical Applications in Music Education
MUS 116Introduction to Music Education1
MUS 118Introduction to Jazz Improvisation1
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 201The Teaching Profession - SB3
or EDTP 502 Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
MUED 533Human Interaction/Professional Growth2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
MUED 520Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE)5
MUED 534Student Teaching Secondary (CUE)5
Supporting Courses
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 571Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy)2
MUS 331
MUS 332
Piano Class
Piano Class
2
MUS 123
MUS 124
Diction
Diction
2
Two of the following three courses:4
Orchestral Scoring
Band/Choral Scoring
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
Minimum Total Hours57
Culminating Undergraduate Experience - all tracks listed above
(Graduation requirement)
Requirement fulfilled by completing:
Student Teaching Elementary School
Student Teaching Secondary

Flight Plans


Vocal Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class (or MUS 133 Voice for piano principals) 1
MUS 123 Diction 1
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 132 Piano Class (or MUS 134 Voice for piano principals) 1
MUS 124 Diction 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 231 Piano Class III (or MUS 233 Voice for piano principals) 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours17.5
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 331 Piano Class (or MUS 234 Voice for piano principals) 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours16.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours3
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 332 Piano Class (or MUS 333 Voice for piano principals) 1
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
Select one of the following: 2
Orchestral Scoring  
Band/Choral Scoring  
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education  
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
Select one of the following: 2
Orchestral Scoring  
Band/Choral Scoring  
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education  
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-01) 2
MUS 428 Choral Techniques 2
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours17.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours3
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 571 Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy) 2
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours134

Keyboard Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 133 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 123 Diction 1
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 134 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 124 Diction 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 233 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours17.5
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 234 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours16.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours3
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 333 Functional Study (Voice) 1
Select one of the following: 2
Orchestral Scoring  
Band/Choral Scoring  
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education  
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-02) 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
Select one of the following: 2
Orchestral Scoring  
Band/Choral Scoring  
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education  
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-01) 2
MUS 428 Choral Techniques 2
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours17.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours3
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 571 Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy) 2
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours134

Brass Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours3
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 231 Piano Class III 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 235 Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 236 Advanced Woodwind Methods 1
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours17
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours3
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 337 Marching Band Methods 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Supplemental Course 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
Supplemental Course 2
 Hours17.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours3
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours135

Percussion Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours3
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 231 Piano Class III 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 235 Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 236 Advanced Woodwind Methods 1
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours17
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours3
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 337 Marching Band Methods 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Supplemental Course 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
 Hours16.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours3
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
Supplemental Course 2
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours18
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours135

Strings Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-03) 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-01) 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 102 Practical Applications in Music Education (MUED 102-02) 0.5
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication – OC 3
 Hours17
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours3
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-03) 0
MUS 231 Piano Class III 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 227 Voice Class 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-03) 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 336 String Methods II 1
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours17.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours3
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-03) 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 360 Conducting II 2
MUS 345 Orchestral Scoring 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 339 String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance (MUS 97-03) 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346
Band/Choral Scoring
or Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours16.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours3
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (MUS 109-01) 1
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MUED 401 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17.5
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours136

Wind Emphasis

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours15.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours3
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 231 Piano Class III 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 235 Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours16
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours3
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 337 Marching Band Methods 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Supplemental Course 2
 Hours16.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
Supplemental Course 1
 Hours17.5
Summer
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours3
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours135

Brass Emphasis, Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (Marching Band) 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 138
Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Improvisation II
2
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours14.5
Year 2
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (Marching Band) 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 235 Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 198 Jazz Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours17
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 337 Marching Band Methods 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-02 Jazz Theory) 2
Jazz Improvisation III (if student does not take MUS 138)  
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style & Analysis ) 2
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
Supplemental Course 1
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
Supplemental Course 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 236 Advanced Woodwind Methods 1
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours17
Year 5
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Supplemental Course 2
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours14
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours154

Percussion Emphasis, Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (Marching Band) 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 138
Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Improvisation II
2
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours14.5
Year 2
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (Marching Band) 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 235 Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 198 Jazz Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours16
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 236 Advanced Woodwind Methods 1
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours17
Year 3
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 337 Marching Band Methods 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Jazz Improvisation III (If student does not take MUS 138)  
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02) 2
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style & Analysis MUS 351-01) 2
Supportive Course 1
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
Supplemental Course 1
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours17
Year 5
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
Supplemental Course 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours13
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours153

Strings Emphasis, Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 138
Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Improvisation II
2
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
MUED 102 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 198 Jazz Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours17
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 336 String Methods II 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours17
Year 3
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 345 Orchestral Scoring 2
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-02 Jazz Theory) 2
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 339 String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature 1
Jazz Improvisation III (if student doesn't take MUS 138)  
 Hours17.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346
Band/Choral Scoring
or Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style Analysis ) 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
 Hours16.5
Year 4
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 227 Voice Class 1
MUED 401 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities – AH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours14
Year 5
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Science – S 3
 Hours14
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours154

Wind Emphasis, Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (Marching Band) 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 131 Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 138
Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Improvisation II
2
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours14.5
Year 2
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles (Marching Band) 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 235 Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 198 Jazz Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours17
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 337 Marching Band Methods 1
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02) 2
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
Jazz Improvisation III (if student not take MUS 138)  
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style & Analysis MUS 351-01) 2
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
Supplemental Course 1
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
Supplemental Course 1
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours15
Year 5
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
Supplemental Course 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours153

Keyboard Emphasis, Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 141 Theory I 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 133 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 123 Diction 1
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 134 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 138
Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Improvisation II
2
MUS 124 Diction 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 241 Theory III 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 198 Jazz Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 233 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 234 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
 Hours15.5
Year 3
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 333 Functional Study (Voice) 1
Jazz Improvisation III (if student did not take MUS 138)  
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02) 2
Supplemental Course 2
 Hours16.5
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style & Analysis MUS 351-01) 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 428 Choral Techniques 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
Supplemental Course 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours18
Year 4
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
Supplemental Course 2
MUS 571 Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy) 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours14
Spring
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
 Hours15.5
Year 5
Fall
Applied Lesson 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours14
Spring
MUED 533 Human Interaction/Professional Growth 2
MUED 520 Student Teaching Elementary School (CUE) 5
MUED 534 Student Teaching Secondary (CUE) 5
 Hours12
 Minimum Total Hours152

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