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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Music Education with K-12 Licensure, Voice, or Keyboard Concentration, B.A.


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Curriculum Requirements


  1. Complete a minimum of 128 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.
  2. Complete the General Education Curriculum (GEC) Program. See “General Education Curriculum ” section in this catalog.

Additional Requirements:


  1. Enrollment in an applied music primary course every semester except the student teaching semester.
  2. Enrollment in a large ensemble every semester except the student teaching semester. Enrollment and participation in a minimum of one small ensemble during matriculation.
  3. Enrollment and participation in workshops/recitals every semester except the student teaching semester.
  4. Praxis I test taken at the end of the sophomore year.
  5. Piano Proficiency Examination, with passing grades in all five areas of keyboard skill.
  6. The student must have a grade point average of 2.50 or better and pass Praxis I for admission to the NCCU Teacher Education Program.
  7. A passing grade on PRAXIS I is required for students to register for MUSL 3530  and MUSL 3560 .
  8. Students in music education perform their senior recitals in their seventh semester.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Music Education - Voice Concentration


For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


PRAXIS I examination to be taken at the end of the sophomore year. Students with passing scores may be admitted to the School of Education.

Semester Hours: 18

Spring Semester


Semester Hours: 19/20

Junior Year


Senior Year


Total Minimum Credit Hours: 128


Key to symbols used:

* Denotes GEC classes;
+ denotes required courses for BA in Music;
= denotes required music courses for concentration in Music Education;
% denotes required non-music courses for concentration;
SI denotes speech intensive;
WI denotes writing intensive
** Strongly recommended. Completion of Piano Proficiency is required for graduation. Fourth semester assessment required before taking junior courses.
Core curriculum courses – 42;
Music Required Courses – 66;
Electives – 0;
Non-departmental required courses – 20.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Music Education - Keyboard Concentration


For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


PRAXIS I examination to be taken at the end of the sophomore year. Students with passing scores may be admitted to the School of Education.

Junior Year


Senior Year


Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124


Key to symbols used:

* Denotes GEC classes;
+ denotes required courses for BA in Music;
= denotes required music courses for concentration in Music Education;
% denotes required non-music courses for concentration;
SI denotes speech intensive;
WI denotes writing intensive
 
** Strongly recommended. Completion of Piano Proficiency is required for graduation. Fourth semester assessment required before taking junior courses.
Core curriculum courses – 42;
Music Required Courses – 62;
Electives – 0;
Non-departmental required courses – 20.

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