Music Department - Music Education - Instrumental

BA/BS Music Education - Instrumental certification (K-12): 48 total hours

The Music Education (instrumental) major is designed for students who want to teach public school music. In addition to the required music courses, students must complete the professional education courses listed in the college catalog.

All Music Education students must pass a piano proficiency exam.

Instrumental students may obtain a choral certificate by taking an additional 14 hours in the choral certification area.

MU 110 Piano Proficiency I Fall 1
MU 111 Piano Proficiency II Spring 1
MU 145
MU 146
Applied Lessons (6 total hrs.)
(instrumental concentration)
Fall/Spring 1
MU 178 Ensemble Work (4 total hrs)
majors must participate in a music ensemble every semester
Fall/Spring 1
MU 210 String Techniques Fall even 1
MU 211 Woodwind Techniques I Spring even 1
MU 212 Woodwind Techniques II Spring odd 1
MU 213 Brass Techniques I Spring even 1
MU 214 Bras Tehcniques II Spring odd 1
MU 215 Percussion Techniques Fall odd 1
MU 250 Music Theory I Fall 3
MU 251 Music Theory II Spring 3
MU 320 Music Theory III Fall 3
MU 321 Music Theory IV Spring 3
MU 252 Aural Training I
(taken with MU 250)
Fall 1
MU 253 Aural Training II
(taken with MU 251)
Spring 1
MU 350 Conducting I Fall even 2
MU 352 Conducting II Spring even 2
MU 370 Music History I Fall odd 3
MU 371 Music History II Spring odd 3
MU 380 Instrumental Arranging   2
MU 460 Methods for Teaching Elem Sch Music Fall 2
MU 462 Methods for Teaching Mid/Sec Sch Music Fall 2