Requirements for Bachelor of Music Education

I. Basic Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences:          

            Communications (9)

                        ENGL 100 (OR 110) Expository Writing I (3)

                        ENGL 200 (OR 125) Expository Writing II (3)

                        COMM 106 Public Speaking I (3)

            Humanities (9-16)

Any Dept. of English literature course (except ENGL 545) OR

Dept. of Modern Languages literature course (3)

Any course offered in the Dept. of Philosophy (except PHILO 110 or 220), OR COMM 320, OR

COMM 330, OR COMM 434, OR any two courses in a modern language (3-10)

            Social Science (6)

HIST - Any course from the Dept. of History (3)

NONWESTERN CULTURE: Any course that addresses cultures outside the Western tradition.(3)

            Natural Sciences (7)

Two courses from the Natural Sciences (one course must include a lab)

            Quantitative Sciences (6)

MATH 100 College Algebra OR higher level math course OR Grade of C or better on Algebra CLEP test (3)

STAT 325 Elements of Statistics or higher level statistics course )3)

            Family Studies and Human Services (3)

FSHS 110 Intro to Human Development (3)

           

 

II.University General Education Requirements: see http://www.k-state.edu/kstate8/

 

III. Requirements for Admittance to the College of Education

            ____ Minimum total of 50 hours

            ____ Minimum 2.5 GPA for all college work

            ____ Minimum 2.5 GPA in teaching specialty (music courses)

            ____ “C” or higher in Expository Writing I (ENGL 100, or 110)

            ____ “C” or higher in Expository Writing II (ENGL 200, or 125)

            ____ “C” or higher in Public Speaking I (COMM 106)

            ____ “C” or higher in College Algebra (MATH 100)

            ____ “C” or higher in Elements of Statistics (STAT 325)

            ____ Complete Teaching as a Career (EDSEC 200)

            ____ Complete Early Field Experience (EDSEC 230)

            ____ Complete Introduction to Teacher Education (DED 075)

            ____ Pass PPST with scores of 172 for Writing, 173 for Reading, and 172 for Math

 

IV. Professional Education Requirements:

            ___       EDSEC 200, Teaching as a Career (1)

            ___       EDSEC 230, Early Field Experience (1)

            ___       DED 075, Introduction to Teacher Education (0)

            ___       FSHS 110, Intro to Human Development (3)

            ___       EDCEP 315, Educational Psychology (3)

            ___       EDSEC 310, Foundations of Education (3)

            ___       EDSP 323, Excep Stud in Sec School (2)

            ___       DED 318, Foundations to Instructional Technology for Educators (1)

            ___       EDSEC 376, Core Teaching Skills (3)

            ___       EDSEC 477, Mid Lev/Sec Reading (2)

            ___       EDCEP 525, Interpersonal Relations in the School (1)

            ___       EDSEC 455, Teaching in a Multicultural Society (1)

            ___       EDSEC 582, Teaching Participation in Music (12)

 

V. Music Requirements:

            ___       MUSIC 210, Music Theory I (3)

            ___       MUSIC 225, Freshman Survey (2)

            ___       MUSIC 230, Music Theory II (3)

            ___       MUSIC 231, Aural Skills I (1)

            ___       MUSIC 232, Teaching General Music in Secondary Schools (2)

            ___       MUSIC 320, Music Theory III (3)

            ___       MUSIC 321, Aural Skills II (1)

            ___       MUSIC 322, Aural Skills Proficiency (0)

            ___       MUSIC 360, Music Theory IV (3)

            ___       MUSIC 361, Aural Skills III (1)

            ___       MUSIC 417, Conducting I (2)

            ___       MUSIC 501, Half Recital or MUSIC 502, Full Recital (0)

            ___       MUSIC 517, Choral Conducting or MUSIC 518, Instrumental Conducting (2)

            ___       MUSIC 530, Music History I Music to 1700 (3)

            ___       MUSIC 531, Music History II 1700-1850 (3)

            ___       MUSIC 532, Music History III 1850 to the present (3)

            ___       MUSIC 525, Instrumentation and Arranging (2)

            ___       MUSIC 060, Piano Proficiency (0)

            ___       MUSIC 050, Recital Attendance (7 semesters) (0)

            ___       MUSIC 255, Lower-Division Performance AND/OR MUSIC 455, Upper-Division (8)

            ___       Major performing organization each semester, except the professional semester (Var.)

            ___       MUSIC 280, Jazz Lab B or MUSIC 475, Opera Workshop or MUSIC 490 Musicum Collegium (1)

            ___       MUSIC 511, Music in the Schools K-6 (3)

            ___       MUSIC 512, Music Program in Junior/Senior High Schools (3)

            ___       MUSIC 670, Advanced Studies in Music Ed (2)

 

A half recital or an extended “jury” recital is required before graduation. Divisional recommendation determines the methods of satisfying this requirement.

 

Instrumental majors are required to participate in marching band for at least two semesters (preferably during the freshman and sophomore years). String majors may substitute a comparable experience for this requirement.

 

Piano proficiency requirements must be met one semester before scheduling student teaching. (Students will no be allowed to complete the STAR form without a passing score for piano proficiencies)

 

VI. Additional Music Requirements for Instrumental Emphasis:

            ___       MUSIC 203 and 204, Vocal Techniques (2)

            ___       MUSIC 206 and 207, Piano Class I and II (2)

            ___       MUSIC 236, Sax/Clarinet Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 238, High Brass Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 234, String Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 235, Percussion Techniques (2)

            ___       MUSIC 427, Advanced String Techniques (2)

            ___       MUSIC 237, Flute/Double Reed Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 239, Low Brass Techniques (1)

The instrumental focus must include one semester of MUSIC 112 University-Choir for 1 credit hour and MUSIC 113-University Band for 0 credit hours as the lab for MUSIC 518 Advanced Instrumental Conducting.


VII. Additional Music Requirements for Vocal/Choral Emphasis: Instrumental Techniques and Material

            ___       MUSIC 236 or 237, Woodwind Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 238 or 239, Brass Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 234, String Techniques (1)

            ___       MUSIC 235, Percussion Techniques (2)

The choral focus must include either one semester of MUSIC 113-University Band for 1 credit hour or one additional instrumental techniques course. 
One semester of MUSIC 112-University Choir for 0 credit hours is required as a lab for MUSIC 517 Advanced Choral Conducting.

 

If voice is the major performance area:

            ___       MUSIC 285, Italian Diction (1)

            ___       MUSIC 287, German Diction (1)

                        OR

            ___       MUSIC 465, French Diction I (1)

                       

            Four semester hours of keyboard:

            ___       MUSIC 206 and 207, Piano Class I and II (2

                        or

            ___       MUSIC 255 Piano (1-4)

 

If keyboard is the major performance area:

            ___       MUSIC 203, Vocal Techniques I (1)

            ___       MUSIC 204, Vocal Techniques II (1)

            ___       MUSIC 410, Vocal Techniques III (1)

            ___       MUSIC 450, Vocal Techniques IV (1)

            ___       MUSIC 350, Studio Accompanying (for two sem.) (2)