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Bachelor of Science in Music Education

B.S. in Music with Teacher Certification is designed for students pursuing careers as music educators at the elementary/secondary levels. Concentration options in choral or instrumental music, pedagogical and practical experiences in teaching music are provided. Students must earn a “C” or higher in all teacher education and teaching field courses. This degree also prepare you to pursue your studies at a graduate level.

BS Music Education – all courses in addition to University core requirements for BS Education degree
MU 101 Theory I 3
MU 101L Theory I Lab 1
MU 102 Theory I 3
MU 102L Theory I Lab 1
MU 201 Theory II 3
MU 201L Theory II Lab 1
MU 202 Theory II 3
MU 202L Theory I Lab 1
MU 203 Survey of Technology and Media 3
MU 301 Form and Analysis I 2
MU 310 Medieval, Ren., & Baroque (WI)(EN 101, MU 101) 3
MU 311 Classic, Rom., & Contemporary (EN 101, MU 101) 3
MU 320 Brass Pedagogy 1
MU 321 Woodwind Pedagogy 1
MU 322 Percussion Pedagogy 1
MU 323 String Pedagogy 1
MU 324 Vocal Pedagogy 1 *admittance into TE program required
MU 325 Elementary School Music Methods 3
MU 326 Orchestration 2 *admittance into TE program required
MU 425 Secondary School Music Methods 3
MU 426 Basic Conducting 2
MU 427 Choral Conducting (choral majors)
or
MU 428 Instrumental Conducting (instrumental majors) 2
WL 371 Finale
Primary Applied Area 8
Secondary Applied Area 4
Large Ensemble 7
Small Ensemble 0
Concert Music (7 semesters) 0
MU 200 Piano Proficiency 0
MU 300  Junior Recital 0
MU 400 Senior Recital 0
TE 201 Foundations of Education 3
TE 301 Human Growth and Development 3
TE 304 Introduction to Exceptional Children 3
TE 305 Principles & Ethics (Elementary) (WI)(TE 201)
or
TE 306 Principles & Ethics (Secondary) (WI)(TE 201) 3 *admittance into TE program required
TE 417 Reading in the Content Area (TE 305/306) 3 *admittance into TE program required
TE 422 Educational Psychology (TE 305/306) 3 *admittance into TE program required
TE 423 Student Teaching & Seminar 9 *admittance into TE program required
TE 433 edTPA Professional Development Seminar (Co. req TE 423) 3
  • completion of 60 semester hours;
  • a minimum 2.75 GPA in professional studies courses, a minimum 2.75 GPA in teaching field courses, and a minimum 2.75 GPA in all college courses;
  • a successfully completed interview;
  • a successfully completed essay prior to the interview;
  • completion of a teacher education application form (found in the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook);
  • passing results for the Praxis Core Academic Skills test;
  • passing results for the appropriate Praxis II content knowledge exam (applies to elementary and early childhood education majors only);
  • ABI and FBI fingerprint clearance from the Alabama State Department of Education; and experience in schools
TE201 Foundations of Education 3
TE301 Human Growth and Development 3
TE304 Introduction to Exceptional Children and Youth 3
TE306 Principles and Ethics of Teaching in Secondary Schools 3
TE405 Education and Technology 3
* COURSES BELOW REQUIRE ADMISSION INTO THE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM
TE 412* Classroom Management 3
TE 417* Reading Improvement in the Content Areas 3
TE 421* Evaluation of Teaching and Learning 3

TE 422*

Educational Psychology 

3

TE 423* Student Teaching and Seminar 9
TE 433* edTPA Professional Development Seminar 3
TE 470* Secondary School Teaching: Concepts, Strategies, and Methods 2