Music Education

Major: Music Education

Catalog: 2014-2015

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
MUSI 121 Theory I 3 MUSI 122 Theory II 3
MUSI 131 Sight Singing/Ear Training I 1 MUSI 132 Sight Singing/Ear Training II 1
MUSI 130 Music in World Cultures 2 MUSI 190 Foundation of Music Education 1
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4

WRIT 110

College Writing 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *COMM GE Requirement 3
PSYC 150 General Psychology 3   *MATH GE Requirement 3
MUSA 105 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5  HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 1 MUSA 105 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5
MUSA/MUSI Piano (Class or Applied) 1 MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 0
      MUSA/MUSI Piano (Class or Applied) 1
Total Semester Credits 16.5 Total Semester Credits 17.5
Cumulative Credits 16.5 Cumulative Credits 34
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 260 Teaching, Schooling and Learning 2 MUSI 200 Basic Conducting 1.5
MUSI 180 Intro to Music Technology 2 MUSI 222 Theory IV 4
MUSI 221 Theory III 4 MUSI 271/272 Music Techniques (Instrumental or Choral Track) 1
MUSI 270 Music Techniques Instrumental I (Instrumental Track) 1 PSYC 310 Lifespan Human Development 3
*Humanities Elective GE Requirement 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
 RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3 *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3
MUSA 105 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5 MUSA 105 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 1 MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 1
MUSA/MUSI Piano (Class or Applied) 1  MUSA/MUSI  Piano (Class or Applied) 1
      Music Education Majors must apply to Music Ed program.  
      Music Majors must pass Piano Profiency (recommended by end of Sophomore year)  
      Music Majors must pass Upper Division Jury (recommended by end of Sophomore year)  
Total Semester Credits 17.5 Total Semester Credits 18
Cumulative Credits 51.5 Cumulative Credits 69.5
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 371 Curriculum Design 4 MUSI 312 Music History II 3
MUSI 273 Music Techniques (Choral Track) 1 MUSI 320 Form and Analysis 2
MUSI 311 Music History I 3 MUSI 490

Degree Recital/Project

0.5
MUSI 460 Advanced Conducting 2

*Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs)

3
MUSI 410 Elementary Music Methods 3   *BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3
MUSI 490 Degree Recital/Project 0.5   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *LITR GE Requirement 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
MUSA 305 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5 MUSA 305 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 1 MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 1
     
Total Semester Credits 18 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 87.5 Cumulative Credits 104.5
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 375 Student Teaching I & Cls Mgmt 4 EDUC 475 Student Teaching 10
EDUC 381 Classroom Management 2 EDUC 490 Senior Seminar 2
MUSI 400 Music and Christian Faith 2 MUSA 305 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5
*HIST GE Requirement 3
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3      
  *Social Science GE Requirement (3 sem credit hours) 3  
MUSA 305 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5      
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 0      
Total Semester Credits 17.5 Total Semester Credits 12.5
Cumulative Credits 122 Cumulative Credits 134.5
    Total Credits for Degree 134.5

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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