B.M.E. Choral Music

Degree Plan

Core Requirements – 55 hours

Christian Literacy – 17 hours

Lower Level Courses – 8 hours
  • BI 1211 Life of Christ – 2 hours
  • BI 1214 Book of Acts – 2 hours
  • BI 2202 Pentateuch – 2 hours
  • BI Lower Bible Elective – 2 hours
Upper Level Courses – 9 hours
  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family – 3 hours
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage – 3 hours
  • BI Upper Bible Elective – 3 hours

Western Cultural Heritage Literacy – 6 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Heritage I or Western Civ or World History – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage or US History I – 3 hours

Mathematics – 3 hours

MH 1338 Finite Math (or higher) – 3 hours

Science – 8 hours

  • BIO 1300/1100 Introduction to Biology – 4 hours
  • Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics Course with lab – 4 hours

Humanities – 6 hours

EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours

EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours

Foreign Language or ESOL ** – 6 hours

Other – 9 hours

  • PY 3310 Childhood and Adolescent Development – 3 hours
  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • PE Activity – 1 hour
  • FAFE 1111 Freshman Experience – 1 hour
  • FASL 1090/2090/3090/4190 Capstone Service – 1 hour

Professional/Teaching Field Requirements – 90 hours

Professional Studies Certification Requirements* – 33 hours

  • ED 2020 Introduction to Education * – 0 hours
  • ED 2322 Foundations of Education * – 3 hours
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom* – 3 hours
  • ED 3316 Reading in Content – 3 hours
  • ED 3340 Exceptional Learner * – 3 hours
  • ED 4320 Assessment in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4348 Classroom Management – 3 hours
  • PY 3380 Educational Psychology * – 3 hours
  • ED 4350 Seminar in Education – 3 hours
  • ED 4998 P-12 Internship in the School – 9 hours

Music Teaching Field Certification Requirements* – 57 hours

  • MU 1151-1152; 2151-2152 Sight Sing and Ear Training I-IV – 4 hours
  • MU 1153-1154 Class Piano I-II – 2 hours
  • MU 2223 Intro to Strings/Winds/Brass/Percussion – 2 hours
  • MU 2331 Music Literature – 2 hours
  • MU 2341-2342; 3341-3342 Music Theory I-IV – 12 hours
  • MU 3010 Piano Proficiency Exam – 0 hours
  • MU 3243 Orchestration and Arranging – 2 hours
  • MU 3331-3332 Music History I-II – 6 hours
  • MU 3351 Choral Conducting – 3 hours
  • MU 3373 Vocal Pedagogy – 3 hours
  • MU 4010 Senior Recital – 0 hours
  • MU 4327 Choral Materials and Methods – 3 hours
  • MU 4329 Elementary Materials and Methods – 3 hours
  • MU 1160-2261; 1164-2165 Chorus or Singers – 2 hours
  • MU 3160-4161; 3164-4165 Chorus or Singers – 5 hours
  • MU 1111-2112 Private Voice – 2 hours
  • MU 3211-4212 Private Voice – 6 hours

Total Hours – 145 hours

*May be taken prior to admission to Teacher Education program.

** The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a CLEP or AP score sufficient to warrant 6 semester hours of college level credit.

Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.

Last updated 09/4/15.