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2012-2013 Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education Program (BME)


Prerequisites. The following are requirements for admission into the upper level sequence (MUS 381 , MUS 382 , MUS 491 , MUS 492 , MUS 493 ) leading to a Bachelor of Music Education degree with teacher certification (K-12). The music education faculty must approve any exceptions.

  1. MUS 130 , MUS 241 , MUS 242 , MUS 243 , MUS 252 , MUS 261 , MUS 262 .
  2. Students must apply for admission to the Education Program. Deadlines for applying are January 15 and September 15 (applications available January 1 and September 1). Requirements for admission are: (1) admission to UM-Flint; (2) overall grade point average of 2.75; (3) 2.75 grade point average in the major (all required music performance courses, see Requirements section) and minor (all required music history and theory courses); (4) at least 18 hours completed in the major and 12 hours completed in the minor; (5) passing score on the MTTC Basic Skills Test; (6) PSY 100  grade of C or better; and (7) completion of at least 55 credit hours. Students are strongly encouraged to regularly consult with their music advisor.

Transfer Students. Students transferring from other institutions must consult with a member of the music education faculty.

Requirements.

  1. Performance (40 credits).
    1. Applied Music* (16 credits). MUS 151 , MUS 152 , MUS 251 , MUS 252 , MUS 351 , MUS 352 , MUS 451 , MUS 452 .
      *Attendance in performance class is required of all applied music students, including those enrolled in MUS 392 .
    2. Performance Organizations (major performance area) (7 credits). A student enrolled in MUS 151-452 must concurrently enroll in a large performance organization in his/her major performance area: Chorale (MUS 210   / MUS 410 ), Chamber Singers (MUS 211  / MUS 411 ), or Wind Symphony (MUS 201  / MUS 401 ) Guitar and keyboard majors must participate in Wind Symphony a minimum of one semester.
    3. Secondary Instrument (6-7 credits).
      1. Passing grade on departmental piano proficiency exam.
      2. Secondary instrument courses selected from MUS 117 , MUS 121 , MUS 124 , MUS 125 , MUS 126 , MUS 127 , MUS 128 . Instrumental majors elect 7 credits; vocal or keyboard majors elect 6 credits including MUS 117 .
      3. MUS 132  is strongly recommended
    4. Conducting (4 credits). MUS 371 , MUS 372 .
    5. Additional performance courses to yield a total of 40 credits.
  2. Music Theory/Aural Harmony (18 credits). MUS 141 , MUS 142 , MUS 143 , MUS 144 , MUS 241 , MUS 242 , MUS 243 .
  3. Music Literature and History (12 credits). MUS 162 , MUS 261 , MUS 262 , MUS 361 .
  4. Methodology (37-38 credits).
    1. Education (24 credits). EDE 300  or EDS 300 , EDE 302  or EDS 302 , EDE 360  or EDS 360 , EDE 499  or EDS 499 ; EDE 469  (5 cr.); EDS 469  (5 cr.); ENG 410  / EDR 445 .
    2. Music Education (13-14 credits). MUS 170 , MUS 384 ; EDE 346  / MUS 381 , EDS 346  / MUS 382 ; MUS 383  (for instrumentalists) or one from MUS 232 , MUS 366 , MUS 368  (for vocalists).
  5. All general education requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) .