B.A. Music EC-12 Teacher Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Music EC-12 Teacher Certification concentration is intended for those seeking careers in music teaching. In addition to the below semester credit hour requirements, students are required to perform one solo recital which is evaluated by a faculty panel, pass a piano proficiency exam, and attend a set number of seminars.  Students are also evaluated at the end of the sophomore year in music theory and applied performance in order to qualify for upper-level courses in music.

Voice

Degree plan (PDF)

  • Applied Music (Private Lessons) | 8 SCH
  • Large Ensembles | 8 SCH
  • Music Theory/ Sight Singing | 16 SCH
  • Analysis of Music | 4 SCH
  • Music Technology | 3 SCH
  • Music Literature | 3 SCH
  • Music History | 6 SCH
  • French Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • German Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • Italian Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • English Diction/Literature | 1 SCH
  • Conducting | 2 SCH
  • String Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Brass Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Choral Literature and Techniques | 2 SCH
  • Music in the Elementary School | 2 SCH

Music Requirements = 60 SCH
Professional Education Requirements = 18 SCH
University Core = 42 SCH

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 SCH

Instrumental

Degree plan (PDF)

  • Applied Music (Private Lessons) | 8 SCH
  • Large Ensembles | 8 SCH
  • Music Theory/ Sight Singing | 16 SCH
  • Analysis of Music | 4 SCH
  • Music Technology | 3 SCH
  • Music Literature | 3 SCH
  • Music History | 6 SCH
  • Conducting | 2 SCH
  • Voice Class | 2 SCH
  • String Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Brass Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Woodwind Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Percussion Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Instrumental Literature and Techniques | 2 SCH
  • Music in the Elementary School | 2 SCH

Music Requirements = 60 SCH
Professional Education Requirements = 18 SCH
University Core = 42 SCH

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 SCH

Piano

Degree plan (PDF)

  • Applied Music (Private Lessons) | 8 SCH
  • Large Ensembles | 8 SCH
  • Music Theory/ Sight Singing | 16 SCH
  • Analysis of Music | 4 SCH
  • Music Technology | 3 SCH
  • Music Literature | 3 SCH
  • Music History | 6 SCH
  • Conducting | 2 SCH
  • Voice Class | 2 SCH
  • String Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Brass Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Woodwind Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Percussion Instruments | 1 SCH
  • Choral Literature and Techniques | 2 SCH
  • Music in the Elementary School | 2 SCH

Music Requirements = 60 SCH
Professional Education Requirements = 18 SCH
University Core = 42 SCH

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS = 120 SCH