Music Education

Major: Music Education

Catalog: 2011-2012

*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
PSYC 150 General Psychology 3 MUSI 130 Music in World Cultures 2
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4 MUSI 190 Foundation of Music Education 1
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *COMM GE Requirement 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *MATH GE Requirement 3
MUSA 105 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5   *LITR GE Requirement 3
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 0.5 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 0.5
      MUSA/MUSI Piano (Class or Applied) 1
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 18
Cumulative Credits 17 Cumulative Credits 35
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 240 Perspectives in Education 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 411** Middle level and HS Music Methods 3
MUSI 273** Music Techniques (Choral Track) 1 PSYC 310 Lifespan Human Development 3
MUSI 410** Elementary Music Methods 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 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 0.5
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 0.5 MUSA/MUSI Piano (Class or Applied) 1
MUSA/MUSI Piano (Class or Applied) 1      
           
      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 Total Semester Credits 16.5
Cumulative Credits 52.0 Cumulative Credits 68.5
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 341 Learning Theory 2 EDUC 370 Curriculum and Instruction 3
MUSI 270** Music Techniques (Instrumental Track) 1 MUSI 271/272** Music Techniques (Instrumental or Choral Track) 1
MUSI 311 Music History I 3 MUSI 312 Music History II 3
MUSI 460** Advanced Conducting 2 MUSI 320 Form and Analysis 2
MUSI 490 Degree Recital/Project 1   *BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
  *HIST GE Requirement 3 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 0.5
MUSA Ensemble 3.5 credit total required for 7 consecutive semesters 0.5      
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 85.5 Cumulative Credits 103
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
EDUC 375 Student Teaching I & Cls Mgmt 2 EDUC 475 Student Teaching 12
MUSI 400** Music and Christian Faith 2 EDUC 490 Senior Seminar 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3 MUSA 305 4 credit total required for 6 consecutive semesters 0.5
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3      
  *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3  
  *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 0.5      
Total Semester Credits 16.0 Total Semester Credits 15.5
Cumulative Credits 118.5 Cumulative Credits 134.0
    Total Credits for Degree 130.0

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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