2020-2021 University Catalog 
    May 29, 2024  
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education, B.M.E.


No more than four credits of D grades may be earned in MUC courses. Students must earn a C or better in courses marked with ^, and must maintain a GPA of 2.8 in the Professional Education sequence, a 3.0 in the Music Education core, and 3.0 overall to student teach. Students are also required to adhere to the standards and expectations of the teacher education program in the School of Education as outlined in the Student Handbook (Education). See Music Education chairperson for further details.

Minimum Total Credits Required: 135.5

Minimum Music Credits Required: 92.5


1 Three credits per semester for 7 semesters.
2 Secondary instrument is piano until Proficiency 4 is achieved. Depending upon placement results, piano study may occur in classes, lessons, or a combination. If the requisite proficiency is achieved in fewer than 4 semesters, continued piano study or study on another instrument is required. Secondary study beyond 4 semesters requires an additional fee.
3 One credit per semester for 6 semesters plus 1 semester of audit.
4 See Bachelor of Arts & Sciences Core  for more information about Core requirements. Note that specific University core requirements for Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and a minor field of study do not apply to Bachelor of Music Education degree programs.
5 Must be taken concurrently with Clinical Practice.
6 Replaces one semester of private instrument secondary study.