Bachelor of Music, Music Education
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33.75 Units Required
|Learning in Common||7.00||units|
(1.00 unit = 4 credits | .50 unit = 2 credits | .25 unit = 1 credit)
|Number||Course Name||Units||Number||Course Name||Units|
|140.2||Musicianship I||.50||137.1||Music Technology Techniques||.25|
|165.2||Music of the Western World||.50||141.2||Musicianship II||.50|
|LinC+ (First Year Seminar = F1)||1.00||171.2||Diatonic Harmony||.50|
|LinC+ (Language I)||1.00||175.2||Music of the World||.50|
|LinC+ (F2, F4)||1.00||LinC+ (Language II=F3)||1.00|
|LinC+ (F2, F4, M3, ED160*)||1.00|
|240.2||Musicianship III||.50||241.2||Musicianship IV||.50|
|272.2||Chromatic Harmony||.50||283||Classical and Romantic Music||1.00|
|281||Western Music to 1750||1.00||Techniques 3||.75|
|Techniques 3||.75||LinC+ (M3—ED160* or ED130*, F2, F4)||1.00|
|LinC+ (M3—ED160* or ED130*, F2, F4)||1.00||ED 100.2||Intro to ELL||.50|
|1/2 course in Math||.50||311.2||Performance||.50|
|340.2||Form||.50||334.2||Intro to Conducting||.50|
|342.2||Orchestration||.50||354.2||Contemporary Music since 1945||.50|
|352.2||20th Century Music to 1945||.50||ED 367||Teach Mus-Children (75 hr lab)***||1.00|
|ED 244||Include Students With Disabilities**||1.00||Elective||.50|
|LinC+ (M2, F2, F4, or U1/2)||1.00||LinC+ (F, F4, M2), ED 160*, or ED 130*||1.00|
It is strongly recommended that all LinC courses be completed before the senior year.
|336.2||Conducting||.50||374.2||Music Ed. Seminar||.50|
|(365.1)||(Jazz Methods for Ed—recommended)||(.25)||ED||375, 376, 377 Student Teaching||3.00|
|ED 368||Teach Mus-Adol/Adults (75 hr lab)***||1.00|
LinC+ requirements of 6-7 units: F1, F2, F3 (1-2 units), F4, M2 (ENG 101, 102, 103, 104, or 105), and U1 or U2. EDUC majors also take M3 (ED160 Intro to Critical Pedagogy) and an extra .50 units in Math. M3 (ED160) and ED130 should be taken in the first two (2) years.
PERFORMANCE: The unit includes a major lesson, a large ensemble, optional secondary lessons and ensembles, concert attendance, weekly Tuesday morning Performance Class attendance (except for Student Teaching term) and a Performance Class performance (except for 1st term with private instructor and Student Teaching term), and an end -of -term Jury (except for Student Teaching term). See a music advisor for the two required Lesson Scheduling forms.
TECHNIQUES: Class instruction in Voice (130.1), Brass (131.1), Woodwinds (132.1), Percussion (135.1), Piano (136.1), Technology (137.1), Strings (138.1)-should be taken in the first two (2) years.
RECITALS: Music Ed majors perform one half senior recital (MUS 375.2)
* Field Experience requires PA clearances before registering (may take up to eight (8) weeks to obtain). Take ED 130 and ED 160 before the junior year.
** This course requires a minimum 2.7 GPA.
*** These courses require a minimum 2.7 GPA and include a 75-hour (8 hours for 9-10 weeks) pre-student teaching placement.
NOTE: In order to attain the required 3.0 GPA to student teach, a 2.88 GPA is needed when beginning the senior year. Even then, your first term senior courses would have to equal a 4.0 to student teach.