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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-2009 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, Department 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. The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree is offered with applied concentrations in piano, voice, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, guitar, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and harp.

Departmental 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)


see listing of requirements 

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


General Education requirements for this major


Notes:


1 Placement of students in large ensembles is determined by the appropriate large ensemble director.

2 Pianists will substitute MUSI 2111 and MUSI 2112 (Aural Skills III and IV) for MUSI 1165 and MUSI 1166.

Teaching Field Requirements (34 Credit Hours)


Students will be admitted into one of the following concentrations pending a successful music department audition.

Notes:


1 Senior recital required. All music education majors must pass their senior recital permission jury prior to student teaching.

2 Pianists in the General Music Concentration will count MUSI 2111 Aural Skills III and MUSI 2112 Aural Skills IV as Area F credits. Pianists must take either MUSI 3165 Class Piano III or MUSI 3166 Class Piano IV. Pianists must take either MUED 3371 Brass/Woodwind Techniques or MUED 3372 Strings/Guitar Techniques. Pianists in this concentration must elect MUSI 4413 Piano Literature I and MUSI 4430 Piano Pedagogy I.

3 Placement of students in large ensembles is determined by the appropriate large ensemble director.

Notes:


1 Senior recital required. All music education majors must pass their senior recital permission jury prior to student teaching.

2 Pianists in the Choral Concentration will count MUSI 2111 Aural Skills III and MUSI 2112 Aural Skills IV as Area F credits. Pianists must take either MUSI 3165 Class Piano III or MUSI 3166 Class Piano IV. Pianists must take either MUED 3371 Brass/Woodwind Techniques or MUED 3372 Strings/Guitar Techniques. Pianists in this concentration must elect MUSI 4413 Piano Literature I and MUSI 4430 Piano Pedagogy I.

3 Placement of students in large ensembles is determined by the appropriate large ensemble director.

Notes:


1 Senior recital required. All music education majors must pass their senior recital permission jury prior to student teaching.

2 Pianists in the Orchestra Concentration will count MUSI 2111 Aural Skills III and MUSI 2112 Aural Skills IV as Area F credits. Pianists in this concentration must elect either MUSI 4413 Piano Literature I or MUSI 4430 Piano Pedagogy I.

3 Placement of students in large ensembles is determined by the appropriate large ensemble director.

Notes:


1 Senior recital required. All music education majors must pass their senior recital permission jury prior to student teaching.

2 Pianists in the Orchestra Concentration will count MUSI 2111 Aural Skills III and MUSI 2112 Aural Skills IV as Area F credits. Pianists in this concentration must elect either MUSI 4413 Piano Literature I or MUSI 4430 Piano Pedagogy I.

3 Placement of students in large ensembles is determined by the appropriate large ensemble director.

Program Total (131 Credit Hours)


Note:


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

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