University Catalogue

Curriculum in Music Education

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Music

Vocal Music Education Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 171 Applied Music 1 hour
††MUS 115 Diction: English and Italian 1 hour
††MUS 103 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 111G Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble1
  1 hour
††MUS 217 Computer Applications for Music Majors 2 hours
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective2
  1 hour
ENGL 101, or
ENGL 121H, or
ENGL 123HG,H
Freshman Composition
Modern 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
††MUSA 171 Applied Music 1 hour
††MUS 119 Diction: German 1 hour
††MUS 104 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 112 Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble1
  1 hour
††MUS 152 Introduction to Music Literature 2 hours
††ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
GBIO 106 or
GBIO 151HG,H
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
††MUSA 171 Applied Music 1 hour
††MUS 209 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 211 Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble1
  1 hour
††MUS 355 Music History II 3 hours
PHYS 100G Acoustics for Musicians 3 hours
†††Education
203 (take with
EDUC 212) 
 Foundations of Education                                                          2 hours 
†††Education
212
Diversity in the Classroom  1 hour 
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††MUSA 171 Applied Music 1 hour
††MUS 120 Diction: French 1 hour
††MUS 2105 Class Piano 1 hour
††MUS 212 Music Theory 3 hours
††MUS 354 Music History I 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble1
  1 hour
††EPSY 301G Educational Psychology of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
COMM 210G Communicating 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
††MUSA 472 Applied Music Major 2 hours
††MUS 447 Choral Methods I 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble1
  1 hour
††MUS 303 Introduction to Music Education 3 hours
††MUS 304 Field Experiences in Music Education 1 hour
††MUSA 4613 Applied Music 1 hour
††SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionaliities 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
††MUSA 472 Applied Music Major 2 hours
††MUS 448 Choral Methods II 3 hours
††MUS 357 Introduction to World Music 2 hours
††MUS 372 Form and Analysis 2 hours
††MUSA 4613 Applied Music 1 hour
††Music
Ensemble1
  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
††MUSA 472 Applied Music Major 2 hours
††MUSA 4613 Applied Music 1 hour
††Music
Ensemble1
  1 hour
††EDUC 490 Special Methods in High School Subjects              6 hours
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in Content Areas 3 hours
History
ElectiveG,H
  3 hours
Social Science
Elective4,G
  3 hours
  Total: 19 hours

 

 

Second Semester

EDUC 486 Student Teaching in 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.
1Ensemble assignments are dictated by the needs of the department and will be assigned from: Music Theatre Performance 105/405, Chorus 131/431, Concert Choir 135/435, Women’s Chorale 137/437,  or Chamber Ensemble 145/445.
2To be selected from Contemporary Guitar 150, String Methods 378, Woodwind I, 393, Woodwind II 394, Brass 395, or Percussion 397.
3Instrumental Methods classes or guitar may be substituted for one or more hours of MUSA 461, with permission of the piano faculty.
4To be selected from Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
5Piano 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).