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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Music Curriculum

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Grants certification to teach in elementary grade room (K-5) and music (K-8).

Margaret J. Hamilton, Advisor
School of Music
2132 Dalton Center

University General Education Requirements (37 hours)

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement (3 hours)

Students who have chosen the Elementary Education Music Curriculum major will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing ES/ED 3950 School and Society.

Music Major (42 hours)

Music Convocation (4 semesters)

Basic Music (6 hours)

Aural Comprehension (3 hours)

Music History and Literature (8 hours)

Conducting (1 hour)


All students in this curriculum will complete four semesters of keyboard, and/or pass an examination given by the Keyboard and Professional Education areas. No class piano course is to be counted twice. Students who do not qualify for entry in MUS 2200 must complete MUS 1200 and/or MUS 1210 as a deficiency. Students who test out of Advanced Keyboard Musicianship (3210) are urged to consider taking Basic Music (2600); American Music (3500); Non-Western Music (3520); Voice (2000); or courses not taken in the choral or instrumental elective areas.

Voice Class (4 hours)

Four semesters of voice, including one of Vocal Techniques for Music Educators (1170) and one at 1000- or 2000-level Voice. Only one voice class is to be counted per semester.

Choral Ensemble (4 hours)

Four semesters of major choral ensembles (one hour each), plus two additional semesters of Grand Chorus (zero credits). Only one ensemble is to be counted per semester.

General Music Methods (3 hours)

Choral Conducting & Literature in Elementary/Middle School Choirs (2 hours)

Instrumental Elective (2 hours)

Select two of the following one-credit hour classes:

Teaching and Learning in Music (3 hours)

Music for the Special Student (2 hours)

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