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BMus Major in Music Education

B.Mus., Major in Music Education

The Bachelor of Music, Major in Music Education curriculum leads to Kansas teacher licensure P-12 in music.

Major Requirements:

In Music:

  • 099 Performance Forum
  • 112 Music Theory 1
  • 126 Class Piano 1
  • 127 Class Piano 2
  • 151 Small Ensemble (minimum 4 hours)
  • 162 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 1
  • 211 Music Theory 2
  • 212 Music Theory 3
  • 215 Beginning Conducting
  • 226 Class Piano 3
  • 227 Class Piano 4
  • 230 Private Lessons (minimum 7 hours in primary area of study)
  • 261 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 2
  • 262 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 3
  • 311 Music Theory 4
  • 313 Music History 1
  • 314 Music History 2
  • 315 Advanced Conducting
  • 321 Orchestration
  • 328 Vocal Diction 1
  • 329 Vocal Diction 2
  • 361 Aural Skills and Sight Singing 4
  • 492 Sight Singing Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement)
  • 493 Piano Proficiency (enroll semester of anticipated completion of proficiency requirement)
    • If not completed with MUS 227, enroll in MUS 230 M until completed.
  • 494 Senior Recital/Project (enroll semester of anticipated completion of recital/project)

Enrollment (for credit) in at least one of the following large ensembles each semester: MUS 150 Concert Band, MUS 160 Orchestra, MUS 233 A Cappella Choir, or MUS 234 Jazz Band. Music education majors are exempt from this requirement during the student teaching semester. A minimum of two hours in large ensembles with declared secondary instrument/voice is required too complete the degree.

In Music Education:

  • 118 Beginning Voice or 210 Vocal Pedagogy
  • 215 Foundations in Music Education/Teaching
  • 216 String Techniques
  • 217 Woodwind Methods
  • 218 Percussion Techniques
  • 219 Brass Techniques
  • 220 Technology for Music Education
  • 224 Psychology of Music Learning
  • 325 Marching Band Methods or MUS 328 Vocal Diction 1 and MUS 329 Vocal Diction 2
  • 438C Middle School and High School General/Choral Methods
  • 438I Middle School and High School Instrumental Methods

All requirements for Kansas teacher licensure as listed in the education department section of this catalog.

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