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.

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

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

Professional Education RequirementsProfessional Education, Methods
MUS – 720Materials and Methods in Elementary Schools (2 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, General
EDU – 232Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU – 234Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU – 305Teaching with Technology (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU – 434Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU – 436Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Internship – last semester of teacher education program
EDU – 460Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU – 490Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Contact Information
Jeanie Wozencraft-Ornellas
Head, Music Department
104 Wainwright
(919) 760-8536
jornellas@meredith.edu
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