Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Music Education

(5 Year Program)

Students must complete the required core music courses, music education method courses and one of three program options: K-12 Choral, K-12 Instrumental, or K-12 Composite. Those seeking the K-12 Composite must complete an additional four semesters (not semester hours) of applied lessons on secondary instrument and secondary ensemble. All, including transfer students, must participate in at least Chorale or Concert Band, as appropriate to their major area, each semester that they are enrolled on campus in their major area, with the exception of the semester of student teaching.

Degree Requirements

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Professional Secondary Education

 

Degree available in Bismarck

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will perform a variety of musical styles with technical and rhythmic accuracy, tone quality, intonation, musical interpretation, appropriate diction/articulation, and stylistic accuracy both as a solo and ensemble performer, in rehearsal and performance on their primary instrument. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, VI)
  2. Students will engage in historical, cultural, theoretical, and educational research in music by identifying and demonstrating ability to use appropriate resources. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, II, III, VI)
  3. Students will analyze and evaluate written music and musical performance, including aural and cognitive comprehension of harmonic, structural, stylistic, and compositional music concepts. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, II, III, VI )
  4. Students will engage in music as a profession through membership in professional organizations, and participation in professional activities. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, V, VI)
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in the 10 InTASC standards. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcome I, II, III,VI)

    Requirements

    The following is required as part of general education:

    MUSC 200 - Introduction to World Music - 3 credits (Satisfies Group III-A and Group V)

    Chorale or Concert Band satisfies Group III-C

    Required Core Classes

    MUSC 189, 289, 389, 489

    0

    MUSC 122Music Theory and Analysis I

    3

    MUSC 123Aural Skills I

    1

    MUSC 124Music Theory and Analysis II

    3

    MUSC 125Aural Skills II

    1

    MUSC 130Piano Keyboard Skills I

    1

    MUSC 131Piano Keyboard Skills II

    1

    MUSC 133Music Technology

    2

    MUSC 215Basic Conducting

    2

    MUSC 222Music Theory and Analysis III

    3

    MUSC 223Aural Skills III

    1

    MUSC 224Music Theory and Analysis IV

    3

    MUSC 225Aural Skills IV

    1

    MUSC 230NPiano Proficiency Exam

    0

    MUSC 326Music History and Literature I

    3

    MUSC 327Music History and Literature II

    3

    Applied Music

    7

    Primary Large Ensemble

    7

    Small Ensemble

    1

    Recital

    1

    Total Credit Hours:44

    Methods Courses

    MUSC 235Voice Methods

    1

    MUSC 236Woodwind Methods

    1

    MUSC 237Brass Methods

    1

    MUSC 238Percussion Methods

    1

    MUSC 239Strings Methods

    1

    Total Credit Hours:5

    Must choose one option

    Option I - K-12 Choral

    MUSC 210Lyric Diction

    2

    MUSC 316Choral Conducting

    2

    MUSC 322Choral Arranging

    2

    ELED 390MElementary Music Methods

    3

    SEED 490MSecondary Choral Music Methods

    3

    Total Credit Hours:12

    Option II - K-12 Instrumental

    MUSC 210Lyric Diction

    2

    MUSC 315Instrumental Conducting

    2

    MUSC 323Instrumental Arranging

    2

    ELED 390MElementary Music Methods

    3

    SEED 390MSecondary Instrumental Music Methods

    3

    Total Credit Hours:12

    Option III - K-12 Composite

    MUSC 210Lyric Diction

    2

     

    MUSC 315Instrumental Conducting

    2

    Or

    MUSC 316Choral Conducting

    2

     

    MUSC 322Choral Arranging

    2

    MUSC 323Instrumental Arranging

    2

    ELED 390MElementary Music Methods

    3

    SEED 390MSecondary Instrumental Music Methods

    3

    SEED 490MSecondary Choral Music Methods

    3

    Secondary Ensemble

    4

    Secondary Applied Music

    4

    Total Credit Hours:25

    Total Credit Hours: 61-74