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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education B.M.

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Bachelor of Music in Music Education Degree Leading to Certification for Grades P-12
College of the Arts, School of Music
(770) 423-6151


This single field program is designed to prepare music teachers at all grade levels (pre-kindergarten through grade 12). It leads to P-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of music in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in music and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching music. Students audition for placement into one of four music education concentrations (General Music, Choral, Band, and Orchestra). The Music Education degree is offered with applied instruction in piano, voice, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, guitar, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and harp.

School requirements for all music majors are extensive. See the Music Degree Requirements as listed under the College of the Arts section of this catalog for more detail about admission auditions and general requirements.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

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Specific General Education requirements for this major

Graduation Requirement

Students will be required to pass with a satisfactory grade (S) six semesters of MUAP 1101: Audience Participation, to be eligible to graduate. They must be enrolled every semester in this course until the requirement is accomplished.

University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Teaching Field Requirements (36 Credit Hours)

Students will be admitted into one of the following concentrations pending a successful School of Music audition.

General Music Concentration (for vocalists)

General Music Concentration (for pianists)

General Music Concentration (for all other instruments)

Choral Concentration (for pianists)

Choral Concentration (for vocalists and all other instruments)

Orchestra Concentration

Band Concentration

Program Total (131 Credit Hours)


1 Student teaching is a full-time commitment; no other course work should be taken.

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