B.M., Music Education

Complete the following B.M. degree admission requirement:

  1. Audition on the major instrument

Concentrations: Elementary, Secondary, K-12

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 130-145 credits

Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
Degree and Program Requirements
Large ensembles 16
ANS/ED F420Alaska Native Education3
or ED F350 Communication in Cross-Cultural Classrooms
EDSE F482Inclusive Classrooms for All Children3
or EDSE F316 Introduction to Special Education for Elementary Classroom Teachers
MUS F131
and MUS F132
Basic Music Theory I
and Basic Music Theory II
6
MUS F133
and MUS F134
Basic Ear Training I
and Basic Ear Training II
4
MUS F152
and MUS F153
and MUS F154
Functional Piano I
and Functional Piano II
and Functional Piano III
3
MUS F161
and MUS F162
and MUS F261
and MUS F262
and MUS F361
and MUS F362
Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons
and Private Lessons 2
14
MUS F190Recital Attendance0
MUS F221
and MUS F222
History of Western Music I
and History of Western Music II
6
MUS F223XAlaska Native Music3
MUS F231
and MUS F232
Advanced Music Theory I
and Advanced Music Theory II
4
MUS F233
and MUS F234
Advanced Ear Training I
and Advanced Ear Training II
2
MUS F253Piano Proficiency0
MUS F331Form and Analysis3
MUS F351Conducting3
MUS F390Junior Recital0
MUS F432Orchestration and Arranging3
MUED F110Becoming a Music Teacher in the 21st Century2
MUED F201Introduction to Music Education2
MUED F315Music Methods and Techniques10
MUED F316Practicum in Middle-Level Music Methods1
PSY F240Psychology of Development3
Concentrations
Select one of the following concentrations:6-21
Elementary
Secondary
K-12
Total Credits87-102
1

Music majors in the B.M. program will be required to earn a minimum of 6 credits in large ensembles: MUS F101, MUS F117MUS F203MUS F205MUS F211. Please work closely with your faculty advisor to determine which large ensemble course will fulfill this requirement.

2

Students with voice as their major instrument are also required to complete MUS F245 or MUS F246.

Note: Music education majors must have completed the necessary prerequisites and be admitted to the teacher education program prior to acceptance for placement in student teaching.

Concentrations

Elementary

ED F452Elementary Internship3-12
MUED F309Elementary School Music Methods3
Total Credits6-15

Secondary

ED F453Secondary Internship3-12
MUED F405Secondary School Music Methods3
Total Credits6-15

K-12

ED F454Student Teaching K-12 115
MUED F309Elementary School Music Methods3
MUED F405Secondary School Music Methods3
Total Credits21
1

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.