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 hour
††MUS 111G Music Theory 3 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUS 217 Computer Applications for Music Majors 2 hours
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
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 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors            
3 hours
MathematicsG                                              3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  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
Physics 100G Acoustics for Musicians 3 hours
PSYC 101G General Psychology I                                                 3 hours
**EDUC 202 Introduction to Education 3 hours
  Total: 19 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 129 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††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
††MUS 357 Introduction to World Music 2 hours
*EDUC 316 Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers 3 hours
*SPED 200 Introduction to Diverse Learners 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 310 Instrumental Conducting I 2 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUS 303 Introduction to Music Education 3 hours
††MUS 304 Field Experience in Music Education 1 hour
††MUS 371 or
MUS 372
Form and Analysis
Form and Analysis
2 hours
Biological 
Sciences5,G
  3 hours
*EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3 hours
  Total: 19 hours

 

Second Semester

††MUS 449 Recital Hour 0 hours
††Applied 
Music
  2 hours
††Music Instr.
Methods
Elective1
  1 hour
††MUS 311 Instrumental Conducting II 2 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
††MUSA 350 Junior Recital 0 hours
*EDUC 313 Elementary Music Methods 3 hours
Biological
Science5,G
  3 hours
COMM 210G Communicating in the Classroom 3 hours
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
  Total: 18 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††Applied
Music
  2 hours
††Music
Ensemble2
  1 hour
Social Science 
Elective3,G
                                  3 hours
*EDUC 453 Student Teaching I in the PK-12 Schools 6 hours
*EDUC 485 Special Methods in HIgh School Subjects 3 hours
  Total: 15 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
*Requires a grade of “C” or better.
**Requires a grade of “B” or better.

††Major course. A grade of “C” 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.

2 Ensemble 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).
5GBIO 106 and 107 or GBIO151 and 153 or GBIO 151H and 153H.