This degree checklist reflects the requirements for this degree for the 2016-2017 academic year. This information is provided as an indication of the scope of the coursework. Majors pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Instrumental Music Education must adhere to the degree requirements in the published academic catalog in effect when they declared as a major. All questions should be directed to your advisor.

Global Perspectives – 24 credit hours
GPS 110 – Global Perspectives in Scripture
GPS 120 – Perspectives in World Cultures
GPS 210 – Global Perspectives in Literature
GPS 220 – Global Perspectives in Economics and Political Science
GPS 310 – Global Perspectives in Ethics
GPS 320 – Perspectives in Global Histories
Second Language 101 – (any language)
Second Language 102 – (any language)

University Foundations – 13 credit hours
GATE 101 – Gateway to University Life (GATE)
ENG 110* – University Writing and Research
Lab Science (4 credit hours)
Math 115+ (3 credit hours)
PE 101 – Personal Fitness and Wellness

Education Courses – 35 credit hours
ED 300* – Teaching: The Profession
ED 301* – Foundations of Education
ED 303* – Educational Psychology
ED 304* – Exploring Diversity
ED 305* – Introduction to Differentiated Instruction for All Learners
ED 306* – Curriculum and Instruction
ED 322* – Literacy Across the Curriculum
ED 442 a, b, c* – Music Student Teaching: Instructional Preparation; Music Student Teaching: Instructional Presentation; Music Student Teaching: Classroom Organization and Management
ED 497 – Exit Examination
ED 498 – Content Area Project
Music 371* – Elementary Music Methods
Music 374 / 376* – Middle School Choral Methods; Middle School Instrumental Methods
Music 384 / 386* – High School Choral Methods; High School Instrumental Methods
Portfolio

Music Courses – 33 credit hours
MUS 217* – Theory I
MUS 218* – Theory II
MUS 238* – Ear Training I
MUS 239* – Ear Training II
MUS 299* – Piano Proficiency
MUS 317* – Theory III
MUS 318* – Theory IV
MUS 323* – Class Woodwinds or MUS 329 – Instrumental Methods
MUS 324* – Class Brass or MUS 329 – Instrumental Methods
MUS 327* – Class Strings
MUS 328* – Class Percussion or MUS 329 – Instrumental Methods
MUS 338* – Ear Training III
MUS 339* – Ear Training IV
MUS 343 / 344* – Choral Conducting/ Arranging and Composition; Instrumental Arranging/Conducting/Orchestration
MUS 353 / 354* – Choral Conducting II; Instrumental Conducting II
MUS 356* – Music History and Literature I
MUS 357* – Music History and Literature II
MUS 358* – Music History and Literature III
MUS 401 / 403* – Choral Techniques; Instrumental Techniques
MUS 320* – Junior Recital

Ensemble – 6 credit hours

Principal / Secondary Performance – 16 credit hours
Note: Must include four (4) hours of piano
MUS 162 / 262 / 362

Diction, Accompanying, or Chamber Ensemble and Class Voice – 2 credit hours

Recital and Concert Lab (0 credit hours)
*A minimum grade of “C” is required in these courses.

Lyceum Events – 40 events from the following categories
Faith and Character – 5 events
Fine Arts – 5 events
Lectures – 5 events
Growth – 5 events
Electives – 20 events from any of the 4 categories