Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Music - School of (7500)

B.Mus. - Bachelor of Music

Major: Music Educ-Vocal/Keyboard (C50206BM)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Students will meet several basic competencies. View these competencies.

Year 1

Fall
7500:154 Music Literature I2
3300:111 English Composition I3
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:121 Theory & Musicianship I4
Mathematics:Any3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:102 Intro to Music Education2
7500:122 Theory & Musicianship II4
7500:155 Music Literature II2
Oral Communication:Any3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
7500:261 Keyboard Harmony I2
7500:265 Diction for Singers I2
7500:298 Technologies of Music Educ2
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:221 Theory & Musicianship III4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Natural Science:Concepts in Geology1
Natural Science:Any Set3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers 1
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:222 Theory & Musicianship IV4
7500:262 Keyboard Harmony II2
7500:289 Music Education Departmnt Jury0
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Social Science:Any Set3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:351 Music History I3
7500:339 Teaching General Music I2
7500:276 Trumpet & French Horn Methods1
7500:268 Grp Vocal Tech-Choral Music Ed2
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7520:Applied Music Other Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir of 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:352 Music History II3
5100:220 Educational Psychology3
5610:225 Intro: Exceptionalities3
7500:340 Teaching General Music II2
7500:361 Conducting2
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7520:Applied Music Other Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 18
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:363 Intermed Conducting: Choral2
7500:442 Instrumental Methods2
7500:341 Jr High/Mid Sch Choral Methods2
5500:455 Literacy for Multiage Licensur3
5500:360 Ed Plan: Inst,Assess & Cls Mgt3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 21
Spring
7500:315 Equity & Excellence-Music Ed3
7500:457 Senior Recital0
7500:157 Student Recital0
7500:456 Advanced Conducting: Choral2
7500:344 Sec Choral Music Meth/Materls2
Humanities:Set 2/3/43
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument2
Elective:7510:120 Concert Choir or 121: University Singers1
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 5

Fall
5300:495 Stu Teach: Secondary Education8
7500:492 Student Teaching Colloquium1
Min Credit Total 9
Spring
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition.
In the 3rd year (Fall Semester) the 7520 Applied Music classes will depend on your major. Vocal Majors: Guitar and Piano. Keyboard Majors: Guitar and Voice. Guitar Majors: Voice and Piano.
Before taking any of the upper level music courses the student must be accepted into the Music Education Program. For acceptance into the Music Education Program the student must successfully complete all of the above course work for the first and second years with a grade of C or better in all music and music education course work, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, pass the music education jury and jury to the 200 level on her/his applied instrument.
Students also have to have a composite music education recommendation score of 11 or higher from the student's applied music teacher, major conducted ensemble director, instrumental music education professor, music theory professor and the undergraduate music coordinator.
Students must be admitted to the College of Education and have successfully completed all of the third year course work with a grade of C or better in all music and music education courses prior to enrolling in any of the following music courses: 7500:361,442,443,455,458.
Three hours of Music History credits may apply to General Education requirements.
A student meeting the following criteria is eligible for direct admission to his/her music degree program in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences: high-school core classes completed; 3.0 high-school GPA; minimum combined ACT score of 20, or combined SAT score of 800; placement in Theory I and audition at 100 level of applied instrument; award of music scholarship.
Class Piano I, Class Piano II and Intro to Theory are not counted toward the degree program total. These classes are required or excused per entrance placement.
7500:277 Clarinet/Saxophone Methods may be taken in place of 7500:276 Trumpet/Horn Methods.
It is recommended that students consider taking General Education courses during some summer sessions to reduce credit load during the regular academic year.
Students are required to take 10 credits of 5300:495 Student Teaching: Secondary Education during Fall of Year 5.
All coursework must be completed prior to student teaching. Students must jury to the 300 level in the primary instrument prior to student teaching.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 148 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-27-2013