Music Education, Pre-Certification (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, Pre-Certification
Unit: Music

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.

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). More information on this program can be found on the BM in Music Education catalog page.

Degree Summaries

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Brass, Percussion, or Wind Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements46
Minimum Total Hours124

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Brass, Percussion, or Wind Emphasis w/Track in Jazz Studies 

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements45
Track Requirements19
Minimum Total Hours142

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Keyboard Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements48
Minimum Total Hours126

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Keyboard Emphasis w/Track in Jazz Studies

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements47
Track Requirements21
Minimum Total Hours146

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Strings Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements47
Minimum Total Hours125

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Strings Emphasis w/Track in Jazz Studies

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements46
Track Requirements19
Minimum Total Hours143

Music Education (Pre-Certification): Vocal Emphasis

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements47
Program/Emphasis Requirements48
Minimum Total Hours126

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 131
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
Music Theory16
Theory I 2
Theory II 2
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 (Eight 1-hour courses) 38
MUS 97Recital Attendance (six semesters of “S”)0
Piano Class/Voice Class 43
Piano Class
Piano Class
Piano Class III
Piano Proficiency (Instrument/Voice)
- or for Jazz Track students-
Piano Class
Piano Class
Jazz Piano Class
Piano Proficiency (Instrument/Voice, Jazz tracks)
- or keyboard students (Voice lessons) -
Functional Study
Functional Study
Functional Study
Piano Proficiency
- or keyboard students in Jazz Track (Voice lessons) -
Functional Study
Functional Study
Functional Study
Piano Proficiency
Jazz Piano Proficiency
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
MUS 100Introduction to Music Study1
Minimum Total Hours47

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 IVMUS 361; 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 concentration and area faculties and are outlined in the Undergraduate Student Handbook.

Admission to Teacher Education
Students must apply to Teacher Education in the second semester of their Sophomore year (February 1 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

 Note: All full-time undergraduate music majors are required to participate each semester in the principal ensemble designated for their primary instrument. Specific ensemble assignment is dependent on the result of the ensemble auditions.

  • Strings: Symphony Orchestra
  • Woodwind, Brass, or Percussion: Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Marching Band, Community Band
  • Voice: Collegiate Chorale, University Chorus
  • Keyboard/Guitar: Any of the above depending upon qualifications and/or interests
  • Jazz: Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab, Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble

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
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 502Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3
or EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB
MUS 495Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE)0
Supportive Area
Applied "Classical" Lessons (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 on non-principal instrument 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 (1-2 credits)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music and Movement Education (1 credit)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education (2 credit)
Minimum Total Hours46

Brass Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11845
MUS 105
MUS 106
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
4
MUS 205Jazz Applied2
MUS 109Major Ensembles (two 1-hour Jazz Ensembles)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (two additional half-hour Jazz Minor Ensembles)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style and Analysis MUS 351-01)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory-MUS 351-02)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 Hours64

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
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 502Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3
or EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB
MUS 495Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE)0
Supportive Area
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 on non-principal instrument1
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 (1-2 credits)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music and Movement Education (1 credit)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education (2 credit)
Minimum Total Hours46

Wind Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11845
MUS 105
MUS 106
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
4
MUS 205Jazz Applied2
MUS 109Major Ensembles (two 1-hour Jazz Ensembles)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (two additional half-hour Jazz Minor Ensembles)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style and Analysis MUS 351-01)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02)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 Hours64

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
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 502Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3
or EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB
MUS 495Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE)0
Supportive Area
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 on non-principal instrument 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 (1-2 credits)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music and Movement Education (1 credit)
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education (2 credit)
Minimum Total Hours46

Percussion Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11845
MUS 105
MUS 106
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
4
MUS 205Jazz Applied2
MUS 109Major Ensembles (two 1-hour Jazz Ensembles)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (two additional half-hour Jazz Minor Ensembles)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style and Analysis MUS 351-01)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (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 Hours64

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, Keyboard 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
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
MUS 359
MUS 360
Conducting I
Conducting II
4
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 502Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3
or EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB
MUS 495Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE)0
Supportive Area
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Applied Voice (three 1-hour courses)3
Functional Study
Functional Study
Functional Study
MUS 123
MUS 124
Diction
Diction
2
MUS 571Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy MUS 571-05)2
Two of the following (MUS 435 for Jazz Track students only):4
Orchestral Scoring
Band/Choral Scoring
Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
Jazz Arranging I
Minimum Total Hours48

Keyboard Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11847
MUS 105
MUS 106
MUS 205
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
6
MUS 109Major Ensembles (two 1-hour Jazz Ensembles)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (four additional half-hour courses: two Piano Ensemble, two Jazz Combo )2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style and Analysis MUS 351-01)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02)2
MUS 371Piano Pedagogy I3
One of the following sequences: **4
Jazz Improvisation
Jazz Improvisation II
- or -
Jazz Improvisation II
Jazz Improvisation III
Minimum Total Hours68

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
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 502Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3
or EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB
MUS 495Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE)0
Supportive Area
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 or Secondary Applied Lessons on non-principal instrument3
MUED 102Practical Applications in Music Education0.5
MUED 401Practical Applications in Music Education0.5
Minimum Total Hours47

Strings Emphasis with a Track in Jazz Studies

Coursework listed above, minus MUS 11846
MUS 105
MUS 106
Jazz Applied
Jazz Applied
4
MUS 205Jazz Applied2
MUS 109Major Ensembles (two 1-hour Jazz Ensembles)2
MUS 119Minor Ensembles (two additional half-hour courses)1
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style and Analysis)2
MUS 351Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02)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 Hours65

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
MUS 338Jazz Methods2
MUED 556Special Methods in Secondary Teaching2
ECPY 507Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3
or EDTP 107 Human Development and Learning
EDTP 420Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum3
EDTP 502Exploring Teaching in the Sociopolitical Contexts of P-12 Schools3
or EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB
MUS 495Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE)0
Supportive Area
Applied Lesson (three 2-hour courses)6
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
Principal Applied Study
MUS 571Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy MUS 571-05)2
MUS 331
MUS 332
Piano Class
Piano Class
2
MUS 123
MUS 124
Diction
Diction
2
MUS 346Band/Choral Scoring2
MUS 345Orchestral Scoring2
or MUED 505 Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
Elective1
Minimum Total Hours48
Culminating Undergraduate Experience - all tracks listed above
Requirement fulfilled by completing:
Senior Research Paper/Project

Flight Plans


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
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
 Hours15
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
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH  
 Hours14
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
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 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Supplemental Course 1
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
 Hours16.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Supplemental Course 1
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
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
 Hours14
Spring
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
MUS 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours121

Brass Emphasis with Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 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
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 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 116 Introduction to Music Education 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 138
Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Improvisation II
2
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours15.5
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 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 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 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
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 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
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02) 2
Jazz Improvisation III (Course needed unless student placed in MUS 138)  
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 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
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
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 105 Jazz Applied 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
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences with Lab - B 4
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 106 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 236 Advanced Woodwind Methods 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
Supplemental Course 1
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours16
Year 5
Fall
MUS 205 Jazz Applied 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 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
Supplemental Course 1
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours142

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
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
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours15
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
 Hours14
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
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 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Supplemental Course 1
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
 Hours16.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Supplemental Course 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
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 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours124

Percussion Emphasis with Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 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
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 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
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours15.5
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 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 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours18
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
 Hours14
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 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 (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02) 2
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
Jazz Improvisation III (Course needed unless student placed into MUS 138.)  
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 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
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 (MUS 351-01 Jazz Style and Analysis) 2
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 105 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 253 Brass Methods 1
Supplemental Course 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 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
MUS 106 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
Supplemental Course 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
Year 5
Fall
MUS 205 Jazz Applied 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 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
Supplemental Course 1
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours142

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
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours15.5
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
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours15
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 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours17
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
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 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
 Hours15.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Supplemental Course 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours15
Spring
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
MUS 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours124

Wind Emphasis with Track in Jazz Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Study 1
MUS 111 Principal Applied Study 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
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 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
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours15.5
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 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 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 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
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours16
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 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 (Jazz Theory- MUS 351-02) 2
MUS 435 Jazz Arranging I 2
Jazz Improvisation III (MUS 440 not needed if student placed into MUS 138)  
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
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
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
MUS 342 Band Pedagogy and Educational Wind Band Literature 1
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style & Analysis MUS 351-01) 2
 Hours16
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 105 Jazz Applied 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
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
MUS 106 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 254 Advanced Brass Methods 1
Supplemental Course 1
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
Year 5
Fall
MUS 205 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
Supplemental Course 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours142

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 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
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUED 102 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours17
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 227 Voice Class 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours16.5
Spring
MUS 212 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 361 Music Literature I (1000-1750) 3
MUS 242 Theory IV 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 336 String Methods II 1
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours14.5
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 339 String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature 1
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 360 Conducting II (MUS 360-02) 2
MUS 345 Orchestral Scoring 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
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
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
 Hours17.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUED 401 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MUS 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours13
 Minimum Total Hours125

Strings Emphasis with Track in Jazz Studies

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 Oral Communication - OC 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
MUED 102 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
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
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
MUS 211 Principal Applied Study 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 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUS 130 Jazz Piano Class 1
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours17
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
MUS 336 String Methods II 1
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours17
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 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 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 339 String Pedagogy and Educational String Literature 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
 Hours16.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
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 (Jazz Style & Analysis-MUS 351-01) 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours14.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 105 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 227 Voice Class 1
MUS 345 Orchestral Scoring 2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUED 401 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
Jazz Improvisation III (Course needed unless student placed into MUS 138)  
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 106 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 346
Band/Choral Scoring
or Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
2
Functional or Secondary Applied Lesson 1
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
Year 5
Fall
MUS 205 Jazz Applied 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 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours143

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 Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours17
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 142 Theory II 4
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 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 Quantitative Reasoning - QR 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 0
MUS 233 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours14.5
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 234 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours13.5
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 333 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 345
Orchestral Scoring
or Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
2
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours15.5
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 334 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 360 Conducting II 2
MUS 428 Choral Techniques 2
 Hours17.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 571 Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy) 2
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MUS 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours126

Keyboard Emphasis with Track in Jazz Studies

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 Oral Communication - OC 3
 Hours16
Spring
MUS 112 Principal Applied Study 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
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
 Hours15
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 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUED 201 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 233 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 197 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 198 Jazz Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 340 Jazz Improvisation II 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Quantitative Reasoning - QR 3
 Hours15.5
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 0
MUS 349 Jazz Analysis 2
MUS 359 Conducting I 2
MUED 202 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 234 Functional Study (Voice) 1
 Hours15.5
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 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 2
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUS 371 Piano Pedagogy I 3
Jazz Improvisation III (Course needed if student did not take MUS 138)  
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 333 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Theory MUS 351-02) 2
 Hours17
Spring
MUS 312 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 363 Music Literature III (1860-present) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
MUS 428 Choral Techniques 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 334 Functional Study (Voice) 1
MUS 351 Studies in Jazz (Jazz Style & Analysis MUS 351-01) 2
ANTH 205 Music in World Cultures - D2, SB 3
 Hours17
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 105 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 1
Suuplemental Course 2
MUS 571 Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy) 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
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
 Hours17.5
Spring
MUS 106 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
Supplemental Course 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 119 Minor Ensembles 0.5
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16.5
Year 5
Fall
MUS 205 Jazz Applied 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
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 495 Senior Research Paper/Project 0
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours146

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 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 0
MUS 132 Piano Class 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 0
MUS 231 Piano Class III 1
MUS 297 Piano Proficiency 0
MUS 118 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1
MUS 137 Percussion Methods 1
MUS 229 Introduction to Woodwinds 1
MUS 335 String Methods I 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 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
EDTP 201 The Teaching Profession - SB 3
 Hours15.5
Year 3
Fall
MUS 311 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 362 Music Literature II (Classical & Early Romantic Music) 3
MUS 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 331 Piano Class 1
MUS 347 Analysis I 2
MUS 345
Orchestral Scoring
or Introduction to Orff Schulwerk: Music & Movement Education
2
MUS 252 Introduction to Brass 1
MUS 228 Elementary School Music Methods 2
MUED 301 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours14.5
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 97 Recital Attendance 0
MUS 332 Piano Class 1
MUS 346 Band/Choral Scoring 2
MUS 328 Frameworks for Teaching Music in a Diverse Society 2
MUS 338 Jazz Methods 2
MUS 360 Conducting II 2
MUS 428 Choral Techniques 2
MUED 302 Practical Applications in Music Education 0.5
 Hours17.5
Year 4
Fall
MUS 411 Principal Applied Study 2
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
MUS 571 Pedagogy (Voice Pedagogy) 2
MUED 556 Special Methods in Secondary Teaching 2
General Education: Cardinal Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Historical Perspective - SBH 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
General Elective 1
 Hours15
Spring
MUS 109 Major Ensembles 1
ECPY 507 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development 3
EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
MUS 495 Senior Research Paper/Project (CUE) 0
PAS 214 African-American Music - AH, D1 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours16
 Minimum Total Hours126

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