Music Education

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Theory 1 (MUSI 121) 3 credits
Sight Singing/Ear Training 1 (MUSI 131) 1 credits
Music in World Cultures (MUSI 130) 2 credits
MUSA Ensemble 1 credits
Applied Lessons 1 credits
Class Piano (MUSI 135) 1 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
General Psychology (PSYC 150) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 18 credits

Spring Semester

Theory 2 (MUSI 122) 3 credits
Sight Singing/Ear Training 2 (MUSI 132) 1 credits
Introduction to Music Technology (MUSI 180 ) 2 credits
Foundations of Music Education (MUSI 190) 1 credits
MUSA Ensemble 1 credits
Applied Lessons 1 credits
Class Piano (MUSI 135) 1 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 35 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Teaching, Schooling, and Learning (EDUC 260) 4 credits
Theory 3 (MUSI 221) 4 credits
Music Techniques (Instrumental 1 or Choral) (MUSI 270 or 273) 1 credits
MUSA Ensemble 1 credits
Applied Lessons 1 credits
Class Piano (MUSI 135) 1 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine ARTS Requirements 3 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 53 credits

Spring Semester

Theory 4 (MUSI 222) 4 credits
Basic Conducting (MUSI 200) 1.5 credits
Lifespan Human Development (PSYC 310) 3 credits
Music Techniques (Intrumental 2 or Vocal) (MUSI 271 or 272) 1 credits
MUSA Ensemble
Applied Lessons 1 credits
Class Piano (MUSI 135) 1 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 17.5 credits
Cumulative Total 70.5 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Curriculum Design (EDUC 371) 4 credits
Music History 1 (MUSI 311) 3 credits
Advanced Conducting (MUSI 460) 2 credits
Elementary Music Methods (MUSI 410) 3 credits
Degree Recital/Project 1 (MUSI 481) 0.5 credits
MUSA Ensemble 1 credits
Applied Lessons 1 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature and Philosophy GE Requirements 3 credits
Semester Total 17.5 credits
Cumulative Total 88.0 credits

Spring Semester

Music History 2 (MUSI 312) 3 credits
Form and Analysis (MUSI 320) 2 credits
Middle Level and High school Music Methods (MUSI 411) 3 credits
Degree Rectial/Project 2 (MUSI 482) 0.5 credits
MUSA Ensemble 1 credits
Applied Lessons 1 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16.5 credits
Cumulative Total 104.5 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Practicum 1 (EDUC 375) 4 credits
Classroom Management (EDUC 381) 2 credits
Music and Christian Faith (MUSI 400) 2 credits
MUSA Ensemble 1 credits
Applied Lessons 1 credits
Additional Intrumental or Choral Track Requirement 1 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 120.5 credits

Spring Semester

Practicum 2 (EDUC 475) 10 credits
Senior Seminar (EDUC 490) 2 credits
Semester Total 12 credits
Cumulative Total 132.5 credits

Notes

Music majors are not permitted to take additional music courses to fulfill the Fine Arts GE requirement.

Music majors are also not eligible for invovlement in ensembles to be used for the Fine Arts GE requirment.

Music majors are encouraged to take either HUMA 290 or applicable ARTS and THEA courses to fulfill this requirement.