2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual and Performing Arts, BM; Education Concentration


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(Applied Areas: Voice, Piano, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion, Guitar, Strings)

The degree Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Education K-12 is designed to prepare the student to be endorsed and to teach music in the schools. Each student develops proficiency in voice or in instrumental studies, and acquires the skills necessary to communicate musical concepts. Through opportunities to observe and to teach in classroom situations each student develops professional teaching skills and dispositions.

Bachelor of Music/Education -  Acceptance into the Teacher Preparation Program is required with the following:

  • Complete of MUSC 145 , EDUC 245 , and EDUC 260  with a grade of C or better
  • Passing score on Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)
  • And a 3.0 GPA
  • Faculty Recommendations
  • Teacher Prep Modules

Civitae Core Requirements (39-40 credits)


   

Music majors with a concentration in K-12 Music Education may count Civitae Core courses satisfying major requirements as also satisfying their respective Pillar and Perspectives requirements.  The following are the courses in this major that may be used in this way:

  • MUSC 225  is required to be taken to satisfy the Aesthetic Expression Pillar requirement
  • EDUC 245   is required to be taken to satisfy the Human Behavior and Social Institutions Pillar requirement
  • MUSC 331  is required to be taken to satisfy the Aesthetic Expression Perspectives requirement

Courses satisfying major requirements that are designated as Civiate Core courses subsequent to the print deadline of this Catalog will not appear in the above listings but will be eligible to also satisfy Civiate Core requirements, subject to the same rules as the others.  (If doing so would otherwise decrease the total credits required for the degree below 120, General Elective credit must be substituted to restore the total.)

 

Additional Degree Requirements (3 credits)


One additional course in the Humanities, not in music

 

Core Music Courses (20-23 credits)


*May be exempt from MUSC 163 , MUSC 164  and MUSC 263  by placement exam.

Major Education Requirements (32 credits)


Applied Music (10 credits)


Music Education majors who do not pass the Sophomore Promotional, or who are not making satisfactory progress in Applied Music study, will be advised to add a semester of Applied Music study prior to their Degree Recital.

Ensembles (7 credits)


Applied Music (10 credits)


Music Education majors who do not pass the Sophomore Promotional, or who are not making satisfactory progress in Applied Music study, will be advised to add a semester of Applied Music study prior to their Degree Recital.

Ensembles (7 credits)


Total Credits Required


  • Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Education 125-129

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