Bachelor of Music (B.M.) - Choral Education Concentration

Degree Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=129

University Core Curriculum (42 hours)

May be applied to Core Curriculum requirements:

MUSI 2300Introduction to World Music

Musical Performance and Composition (22 hours)

  1. Applied Study in Primary Instrument (Voice or Piano) (MUAP) 12 hours (8 lower-division, 4 upper-division)
  2. Primary Applied Proficiency Barrier (MUAP 2002) 0 hours
  3. Choral Accompanying (MUAP 1175) 2 hours
  4. Applied Conducting (MUAP 3188) 1 hour
  5. Major Choral Ensembles (MUEN) 7 hours (4 lower-division, 3 upper-division)
  6. MUAP 3001 Group Capstone Recital

Musicianship and Pedagogy (44 hours)

(not including MUSI 2300, which is applied toward Core Curriculum requirements)

Lower-Division Courses (16 hours)

MUSI 1000Recitals, Concerts and Productions

MUAP 1111Harmony and Keyboard I

MUAP 1112Harmony and Keyboard II

MUSI 1116Aural Skills I [TCCN: MUSI 1116]

MUSI 1117Aural Skills II [TCCN: MUSI 1117]

MUSI 1211Music Theory I

MUSI 1212Music Theory II

MUAP 2111Harmony and Keyboard III

MUAP 2112Harmony and Keyboard IV

MUSI 2116Aural Skills III [TCCN: MUSI 2116]

MUSI 2117Aural Skills IV [TCCN: MUSI 2117]

MUSI 2211Music Theory III

MUSI 2212Music Theory IV

MUAP 2001Piano Proficiency


MUAP 10000 - MUSI 1000: 6 semester hours with grade of CR required

MUAP 1111, MUAP 1112, MUAP 2111, MUAP 2112 - Instead of Harmony and Keyboard I–IV, piano primary students must substitute 4 credits of lower-division applied voice lessons (1 credit each) as the secondary instrument.

Upper-Division Courses (28 hours)

MUSI 3128Instrumental Seminar For Vocal Majors

MUSI 3224Diction I

MUSI 3225Diction II

MUSI 3226Advanced Choral Conducting And Score Reading

MUSI 3231Vocal Pedagogy

MUSI 3252Teaching Music In Elementary Schools

MUSI 3254Teaching Music In Secondary Schools

MUSI 3311Conducting

MUSI 3319Music History I

MUSI 3320Music History II

MUSI 4225Choral Literature and Methods I

MUSI 4226Choral Literature and Methods II

MUSI 4245Arranging For Choral And Instrumental Ensembles


EC-12 Professional Education Courses (21 hours)

NOTE:  EDUC 1301 - Students with an interest in elementary music education are advised to take EDUC 3313 Integrating Arts and Movement as a substitute for EDUC 1301 Introduction to the Teaching Profession.

Phase I Courses (6 hours)

EDUC 1301Introduction to the Teaching Profession


EDUC 3313Integrating Arts and Movement

EPSY 3340Educational Psychology: Adolescent Development and Learning

Phase II Courses (6 hours)

EDSP 3351Managing and Instructing Diverse Learners

EDUC 4320Teaching Skills for the Intermediate and Secondary Teacher

Phase III Courses (3 hours)

EDFB 4338Literacy in the Content Areas (Grade 5-12)

Phase IV Courses (6 hours)

EDUC 4057Clinical Teaching Seminar

EDUC 4640Clinical Teaching

Recommended 4 Year Course Sequence Bachelor of Music - Choral Education Concentration