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Music (K-12) Licensure


The K-12 music education teacher licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of K-12 students studying music. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the teacher education program and earn licensure in music education for grades K-12, students must complete the requirements for general education and their chosen major, as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.


Music (K-12) Licensure
From the General Education RequirementsThe general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:
Social and Behavioral Sciences
RES - 104: Religious Ethics and Social Issues (3 cr.)
SOC - 335: Race and Ethnic Relations (3 cr.)
or
EDU - 345: Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)
PSY - 312: Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)

Music Concentration CoursesMUS - 100: Elementary Theory & Composition (3 cr.)
MUS - 101: Elementary Theory & Composition (3 cr.)
MUS - 202: Advanced Theory & Composition (3 cr.)
MUS - 203: Advanced Theory & Composition (3 cr.)
MUS - 140: Elementary Keyboard Harmony I (1 cr.)
MUS - 141: Elementary Keyboard Harmony II (1 cr.)
MUS - 242: Intermediate Keyboard Harmony I (1 cr.)
MUS - 243: Intermediate Keyboard Harmony II (1 cr.)
MUS - 150: Elementary Ear-Training (1 cr.)
MUS - 151: Elementary Ear-Training (1 cr.)
MUS - 252: Intermediate Ear-Training (1 cr.)
MUS - 253: Intermediate Ear-Training (1 cr.)
MUS - 215: Music Literature (3 cr.)
MUS - 315: History of Musical Styles and Structure: Antiquity -1750 (4 cr.)
MUS - 316: History of Musical Styles and Structure: 1750 to the Present (4 cr.)
MUA - 090: String and Percussion Techniques (2 cr.)
MUA - 091: Brass and Woodwind Techniques (2 cr.)
MUS - 300: Conducting (2 cr.)
MUS - 301: Conducting Workshop (1 cr.)
MUS - 305: Arranging for Instruments and Voices (3 cr.)
MUS - 494: Seminar in Music Literature (2 cr.)
MUS - 010: Recital Seminar/Repertoire Class (0, 4 cr.)
Principal Applied Study(ies) - (14 credit hours)
Seconday Applied Study(ies) (3 credit hours)
MUA - 491: Graduation Recital (B.A. or Music Education Majors) (1 cr.)
Ensembles - 7 semesters

Professional Education Requirements for Music Education Licensure (K-12) - 31 hoursProfessional Education, General
EDU - 232: Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU - 234: Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU - 305: Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 434: Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 436: Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, Methods
MUS - 720: Materials and Methods in Elementary Schools (2 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
MUS - 721: Materials and Methods in Middle Schools (2 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
MUS - 722: Materials and Methods in Secondary Schools (2 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Internship - Last semester of Teacher Education Program
EDU - 460: Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 490: Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


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