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University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Music Education, B.M.


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Curriculum Requirements


The Music Education Concentration provides students with the knowledge and skills required to teach K-12 school music, along with coursework required by North Carolina Department of Education for Music K-12 licensure. Separate tracks for instrumentals and vocalists are offered.

Instrumental or vocal audition required by Department of Music for degree program acceptance.

1. 125 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 125 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


Senior recital required with seventh semester of applied instruction (APPL 0XX1). Application for and acceptance in Teacher Education Program (TEP) required for enrollment in MUSL 3530 , MUSL 3560 , EDU 4118 , and EDU 4218 . PRAXIS II required for TEP.

Program Notes:


Major Ensembles for Music Education include: Marching Band; Symphonic Band; University Choir; Jazz Ensemble; Vocal Jazz Ensemble; String Ensemble (orchestral string majors); Guitar Ensemble (guitar majors); Percussion Ensemble (percussion majors as assigned by applied instructor).

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 1010  -  Music Theory I ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX1 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 2110  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing I ( 2 )  

MUSL 1050  -  Secondary Class Piano I ( 1 )  

UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MUSL 1000  -  Survey of Music ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

MUSL 1220  -  Music Theory II ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX2 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 2120  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing II ( 2 )  

MUSL 1060  -  Secondary Class Piano II ( 1 )  

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

MATH 1080  -  Mathematics for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ( 3 )  

PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 2210  -  Music Theory III ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

MUSL 3110  -  Ear Training and Sight Singing III ( 1 )  

MUSL 1070  -  Intermediate Secondary Class Piano I ( 1 )  

MUSL 2405  -  Introduction to Music Literature ( 2 )  

HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

MUSL 3500  -  Woodwind Class ( 1 )  

MUSL 3602  -  Brass Class ( 1 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

MUSL 2220  -  Music Theory IV ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX4 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3410  -  History of Music I ( 2 )  

MUSL 1080  -  Intermediate Secondary Class Piano II ( 1 )  

MUSL 1260  -  Voice Class ( 2 )  

GEC Science Electives (3)

Foreign Language II (3)

Semester Hours: 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester

MUSL 3420  -  History of Music II ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX5 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

GEC Social Science Elective (3)

GEC Science Elective (3)

EDU 2600  -  Orientation to Teaching ( 3 )  

EDU 3000  -  Introduction to Educational Psychology  -  3 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

MUSL 4600  -  Seminar in Contemporary Music ( 3 )  

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

APPL 0XX6 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3860  -  Acoustics and Introduction to Music Technology ( 3 )  

MUSL 3920  -  Conducting ( 2 )  

MUSL 3530  -  Early Childhood and Intermediate Music Methods ( 3 )  

MUSL 3560  -  Choral and Instrumental Methods ( 3 )  

MUSL 3600  -  Percussion Class ( 1 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

APPL 0XX7 - Primary Applied (1)

MUSL 1600  -  Workshops and Recitals ( 0 )  

MUSL/JAZZ - Ensemble (1)

MUSL 3601  -  String Class ( 1 )  

MUSL 4610  -  Instrumental and Choral Arranging ( 2 )  

EDU 3120  -  Inclusive Teaching for Students with Special Needs ( 3 )  

HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

EDU 3010  -  Human Growth and Development ( 3 )  

EDU 3030  -  Diversity, Pedagogy and Social Change ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

EDU 4118  -  Methods and Materials in Music ( 3 )  

EDU 4218  -  Directed Teaching of Music ( 6 )  

Semester Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 125

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