University Catalogue

Curriculum in Music Education

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Music

Instrumental Music Education Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  1 hour
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective1
  1 hour
††MUS 101 Voice Class 1 hour
††MUS 103 Class Piano 1 hours
††MUS 111G Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUS 217 Computer Applications for Music Majors 2 hours
ENGL 101, or
ENGL 121H, or
ENGL 123HG,H
Freshman Composition
Ancient Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Critical Reading and Writing
3 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  1 hour
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective1
  1 hour
††MUS 104 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 112 Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUS 152 Introduction to Music Literature 2 hours
††ENGL 102, or
ENGL 122H, or
ENGL 124HG,H
Critical Reading and Writing
Modern Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Reading and Research-Based Writing
3 hours
GBIO 106 or
GBIO 151HG
Introduction to Biological Principles I
General Biology I Honors                                               
3 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
  Total: 18 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied 
Music
  1 hour
††Music Instr. 
Methods 
Elective1
  1 hour
††MUS 209 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 211 Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUS 355 Music History II 3 hours
†††Education
203 (take
with EDUC 212)
Foundations of Education 2 hours
†††Education 212 Diversity in the Classroom                                                  1 hour
PHYS 100G Acoustics for Musicians 3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  1 hour
††MUS 2104 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 212 Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 354 Music History I 3 hours
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective1
  1 hour
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††EPSY 301G Educational Psychology of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
COMM 210G Communication in the Classroom 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232, or
ENGL 210H, or
ENGL 291H, or
ENGL 292HG,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
Honors Studies in Literature
Tragedy and Comedy
Modern Fiction
3 hours
  Total: 19 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective1
  1 hour
††MUS 440 Instrumental Techniques I 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUS 303 Introduction to Music Education 3 hours
††MUS 304 Field Experience in Music Education 1 hour
††SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 2 hours
GBIO 107G Introduction to Biological Principles II 3 hours
††EDUC 407 Tests and Measures 3 hours
  Total: 19 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied 
Music
  2 hours
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective1
  1 hour
††MUS 446 Instrumental Techniques II 3 hours
††MUS 357 Introduction to World Music 2 hours
††MUS 372 Form and Analysis 2 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUSA 350 Junior Recital 0 hours
††EDUC 315 Classroom Management and Motivation for Beginning Teachers 3 hours
††EDUC 313 Elementary Music Methods 3 hours
  Total: 17 hours

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††EDUC 490 Special Methods in High School Subjects                                  6 hours
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Area 3 hours
History
ElectiveG,H
  3 hours
Social Science
Elective3,G
  3 hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

Second Semester

EDUC 486 Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools                       9 hours
  Total: 9 hours

 

Total semester hours required 134

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Major course. A grade of "C" or better is required.
†††Major course. A grade of "B" or better is required.
1To be selected from Strings Methods 378, Woodwinds I 393, Woodwinds II 394, Brass 395, Percussion 397 and Marching Band Techniques 419.
2Ensemble assignments are dictated by the needs of the department and will be assigned from: Music Theatre Performance 105/405, Orchestra 121/421, Jazz Ensemble 123/423, Wind Symphony 125/425, Athletic Band 127/427, Symphonic Band 143/443, Chamber Ensemble 145/445, or Contemporary Music Ensemble 154/454.

3To be selected from Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.
4Piano proficiency must be demonstrated as a graduation requirement. Students must enroll in Piano each semester until the Piano Proficiency Exam is passed (see Piano Proficiency Handbook, posted on the departmental website).