Academic Catalog

Music, B.S.Ed.

  • Major in Music, BSE
    • BASIC MUSICIANSHIP
      • Kodaly Solfege, Harmony and Analysis 1
        3 hours
      • Class Piano 1
        2 hours
      • Class Voice 1
        1 hour
      • Kodaly Solfege, Harmony and Analysis 2
        3 hours
      • Class Piano 2
        2 hours
      • Kodaly Solfege, Harmony and Analysis 3
        3 hours
      • Class Piano 3
        2 hours
      • Music History and Literature 1
        3 hours
      • Music History/Literature 2
        3 hours
      • Intro to West African Music and Dance
        3 hours
      • Conducting 1
        2 hours
      • Kodaly Solfege, Harmony and Analysis 4
        3 hours
      • Conducting 2
        2 hours
    • MUSIC EDUCATION COURSES
      • Strings 1
        1 hour
      • Woodwind 1
        1 hour
      • Percussion 1
        1 hour
      • Brass 1
        1 hour
      • Introduction to Music Education
        3 hours
      • Strings 2
        1 hour
      • Technology in the Music Classroom
        3 hours
      • The Art of Teaching Elementary Music Kodaly
        3 hours
      • The Art of Teaching Choral Techniques
        3 hours
      • The Art of Teaching Modern Band
        3 hours
      • The Art of Teaching Middle Level Music Kodaly
        3 hours
      • The Art of Teaching Instrumental Music Techniques
        3 hours
    • MAJOR PERFORMANCE
    • JUNIOR REVIEW AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE EXAMS
      • Junior Level Review Required
        • All students must complete their Junior Review during Junior Year (between 60 and 89 earned credits)
      • Studio Performance Exam Needed
        • Music Education Students must pass Studio Performance Exams with a Level 3 in Studio Performance.
    • APPLIED MUSICIANSHIP
      • Students must complete a minimum of 7 semesters of ensembles Except for MUSI 128, 129, 228 or 229
      • Bands/Orchestra/Choirs - Choose 7 classes from:
        • Any 12-level MUSI course(s)
        • Any 22-level MUSI course(s)
        • Any 32-level MUSI course(s)
        • Any 42-level MUSI course(s)
        • Note: This requirement may not be satisfied with MUSI 128, MUSI 129, MUSI 228, or MUSI 229.
    • MARCHING BAND
      • Strings/Voice/Piano take 1 semester of Marching Band/MB Camp Brass/Woodwinds/Perc take 2 semesters of Marching Band/MB Camp
      • Marching Band and Camp (2 semesters)
        • Marching Band and Marching Band Camp are taken simultaneously.
    • MUSIC ELECTIVES
      • Live Audio Production
        3 hours
      • Music Electives - Choose 3 hours from:
        3 hours
  • Professional Education
    • EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS
      • Foundations Modern Education
        3 hours
      • Psychological Foundations of Teaching
        3 hours
    • ACCOMMODATIONS AND ADAPTATIONS
      • Content Area Literacy for Diverse Classrooms
        3 hours
        • Cntnt Area Litrcy Divers Class
      • Secondary Students w/Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
        3 hours
        • Sec Stdnts w Disab Inclu Sttgs
    • STUDENT TEACHING
      • Student Teaching Seminar
        3 hours
      • Student Teaching
        9 hours
    Total hours
    24 hours
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    • Musical Acoustics
      0 hours
      • PHYS 205 is not required, but is recommended and will count in G2
    Total hours
    3 hours
  • Advanced Professional Studies, BSE
    • APS REQUIREMENTS
    • Pre-Service Testing Required
      • Pre-Service Testing Status is indicated by one of the following: 1.) PSTA - Pre-Service Testing Accomplished: Verified passing pre-service test scores meet the requirement. 2.) PSTI - Pre-Service Testing Incomplete: Non-passing pre-service test scores were submitted prior to the August 1, 2015 policy change. Passing scores must still be achieved in order to meet the PA certification requirements. 3.) PSTU - Pre-Service Testing Unverified: Unofficial copies of pre-service test scores were submitted. Official scores must be sent from the testing company in order to meet PA certification requirements. 4.) PSTX - Pre-Service Testing Waived: Per PDE - ACT 136, the Pre-Service Testing Requirement has been waived.
      • Pre-Service Testing Status is indicated by one of the following: 1.) PSTA - Pre-Service Testing Accomplished: Verified passing pre-service test scores meet the requirement. 2.) PSTI - Pre-Service Testing Incomplete: Non-passing pre-service test scores were submitted prior to the August 1, 2015 policy change. Passing scores must still be achieved in order to meet the PA certification requirements. 3.) PSTU - Pre-Service Testing Unverified: Unofficial copies of pre-service test scores were submitted. Official scores must be sent from the testing company in order to meet PA certification requirements. 4.) PSTX - Pre-Service Testing Waived: Per PDE - ACT 136, the Pre-Service Testing Requirement has been waived.
    • Your GPA is below 3.0 - please see an advisor
      • If you are given the 2.8 GPA Exception for graduation and you graduate with a GPA lower than 3.0, you must have higher certification test scores in order to meet PA state certification requirements.
    • REQUIRED CLEARANCES
      • ACT 114 - FBI Fingerprint Needed
        • You must submit your FBI Fingerprint Clearance
      • ACT 34 - Criminal Record Check Needed
        • You must submit your Criminal Record Check
      • ACT 151 - Child Abuse Clearance Needed
        • You must submit your Child Abuse Clearance
      • Negative TB Test or Chest X-ray Needed
        • You must submit your Negative TB Test or Chest X-ray
    • No dispositions-related holds
      • If the requirement above is checked as complete, then there are currently no dispositions-related holds on your APS Status. Registration for APS courses is permitted when all APS requirements have been met. If it is incomplete, you have a hold and APS registration will not be allowed.
    • Full Admission to APS