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Courses Required

Music Education Major (PreK-12) Requirements - 62 Credit Hours


The student must complete the Liberal Studies requirements for Teacher Education, the Secondary Education Minor requirements, and all of the following courses:

MUSI 111 Aural Skills I.............................................................1
MUSI 112 Aural Skills II............................................................1
MUSI 131 Theory of Music I.....................................................3
MUSI 132 Theory of Music II....................................................3
MUSI 136 String Instrument Methods......................................2
MUSI 137 Woodwind Instrument Methods...............................2
MUSI 138 Brass Instrument Methods.......................................2
MUSI 139 Percussion Instrument Methods...............................2
MUSI 142 Piano Proficiency.....................................................1
MUSI 231 Theory of Music III...................................................3
MUSI 232 Theory of Music IV...................................................3
MUSI 236 Basic Conducting.....................................................2
MUSI 239 Choral Conducting...................................................2
MUSI 240 Instrumental Conducting.........................................2
MUSI 300 Secondary Instrumental Methods.............................2
MUSI 315 Music History I.........................................................3
MUSI 316 Music History II........................................................3
MUSI 337 Secondary Choral Methods.......................................2
MUSI 338 Elementary Music Methods.......................................3
MUSI 400 Senior Music Education Seminar...............................1
MUSI 431 Advanced Theory (Orchestra & Arranging)................2
MUSI Senior Recital..................................................................1

The student must complete eight credit hours in their major medium from the following:
MUSI 180-197 (Bass, Cello, Viola, Violin, Bassoon, Clarinet, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Guitar, Oboe, Percussion, Piano/Keyboard, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Voice)

MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1
MUSI 180-197 Applied Music...................................................1

A large or small performance ensemble must be taken every semester. Ensembles may be repeated for credit. Vocal students must complete eight (8) hours pertaining to their medium. Wind and percussion students must complete eight (8) hours in Wind Ensemble. String students must complete eight (8) hours in orchestra. Keyboard students must complete eight (8) hours of accompanying ensembles, soloists, or a combination of both.

MUSI 151 Orchestra.................................................................1
MUSI 160 Philharmonic Choir...................................................1
MUSI 162 Instrumental Ensemble.............................................1
MUSI 164 Jazz Ensemble..........................................................1
MUSI 166 Wind Ensemble.........................................................1
MUSI 167 Wesleyan Chorale.....................................................1

Music Performance Major Requirements

The student must complete all of the following courses:
MUSI 111 Aural Skills 1......................................................... 1 hour
MUSI 112 Aural Skills 2......................................................... 1 hour
MUSI 131 Theory of Music I................................................... 3 hours
MUSI 132 Theory of Music II.................................................. 3 hours
MUSI 142 Piano Proficiency.................................................... 1 hour
MUSI 215 Music History I....................................................... 3 hours
MUSI 216 Music History II...................................................... 3 hours
MUSI 231 Theory of Music III................................................. 3 hours
MUSI 232 Theory of Music IV................................................. 3 hours
MUSI 237 Conducting I.......................................................... 2 hours
MUSI 431 Advanced Theory (Orchestration and Arranging).... 2 hours
MUSI 471 Senior Recital......................................................... 1 hour

The student must complete eight credit hours in their major medium from the following courses:
MUSI 180 – 197 (Bass, Cello, Viola, Violin, Bassoon, Clarinet, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Guitar, Oboe, Percussion, Piano/Keyboard, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Voice) 

MUSI 180 – 197 Applied Music............................................... 1 hour

A large or small performance ensemble must be taken every semester. Ensembles may be repeated for credit. Vocal students must complete eight (8) hours pertaining to their medium. Wind and percussion students must complete eight (8) hours in Wind Ensemble. String students must complete eight (8) hours in orchestra. Keyboard students must complete eight (8) hours of accompanying ensembles, soloists, or a combination of both:

MUSI 151 Orchestra............................................................... 1 hour
MUSI 160 Philharmonic Choir................................................. 1 hour
MUSI 164 Jazz Ensemble........................................................ 1 hour
MUSI 166 Wind Ensemble....................................................... 1 hour
MUSI 167 Wesleyan Chorale................................................... 1 hour

Music Performance Minor - 18 credit hours 

The student must complete all of the following:
MUSI 115 Musical Appreciation.............................................. 3 hours
MUSI 131 Theory of Music I.................................................... 4 hours
MUSI 132 Theory of Music II................................................... 4 hours
MUSI 160 Philharmonic Choir................................................. 1 hour

(for a total of 3 credit hours Vocal)
OR MUSI 167 Wesleyan Chorale................................................... 1 hour

(for a total of 3 credit hours Vocal) 
OR MUSI 164 Jazz Ensemble.................................................. 1 hour

(for a total of 3 credit hours Instrumental)
OR MUSI 166 Wind Ensemble................................................. 1 hour

(for a total of 3 credit hours Instrumental)
OR MUSI 180-197 Applied Music........................................... 4 hours