bachelor of music in music education

 

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree is a specialized professional degree designed to prepare students for teaching in public school music programs. In addition to a general studies program leading to teacher certification, students have the opportunity to specialize in:

General Education Core in Vocal or Instrumental Education - ENGL 1301, 1302, 2303, and either 2301 or 2302; three hours from ART 1301 or studio course, or MUSI 3304 or 3305, or THEA 1303; HIST 2301 and 2302; MATH 1304 or equivalent; EXSS 1112 and two activity courses; POLS 2301; EDUC 2307; RLGN 1301 and 1302; One life science and one physical science course; SPCH 1301 or 2302; FREN 1301-1302 or GERM 1301-1302 or SPAN 1301-1302 (Language requirements may be waived if student had two years of foreign language study in the same language and the student maintained a B average for the two years of study in high school); COSC 2311 or EDIT 2310 or MUSI 3302; UNIV 1100; GRAD 0001,
for a total of 60 hours.

*MUSI 3302 - Music Technology must be taken in the May micro-term after the freshman or sophomore year.

Major (Teaching Field) - Students pursuing all-level music certification must complete a major as well as a specialization block in music.

All-Level Vocal Music Education (EC-12): developing performance and leadership skills in mixed chorus, men and women's ensembles, opera, musical theatre, and chamber vocal groups; applied voice; conducting; music theory and history; and vocal music education. Students must pass the following exams prior to student teaching: the music content area practice test with a passing score of 80, the TEA certified TExES Music Content Exam, and the Piano Proficiency Exam (MUSI 0002).
Additional requirements are monitored through the School of Education (see School of Education for current requirements). Student teaching applications must be submitted to the TEC committee for final approval. Students must pass the state conten area music test prior to student teaching. 58 semester hours with *6 hours from the
general education core.

MUSI 0001 - Recital hour - 7 semesters
MUSI 0002 - Piano Proficiency
MUSI 4001 - Music Education Senior Seminar
MUSI 4003 - Senior Recital
MUSI 1401 - Theory, Form and Counterpoint I
MUSI 1402 - Theory, Form and Counterpoint II
MUSI 2401 - Theory, Form and Counterpoint III
MUSI 2402 - Theory, Form and Counterpoint IV
MUSI 3106 - Strings

Two hours from:
MUSI 3102 - Brass I
MUSI 3104 - Woodwinds I
MUSI 3107 - Percussion

MUSI 3203 - Diction I: English, Italian and Latin
MUSI 3202 - Conducting
MUSI 3212 - Choral Conducting
*MUSI 3302 - Music Technology
*MUSI 3304 - World Music
MUSI 3305 - American Music

MUSI 4001 - Music Education Senior Seminar
MUSI 4213 - Vocal Pedagogy
MUSI 4216 - Orchestration
MUSI 4301 - History of Music from Antiquity to 1750
MUSI 4302 - History of Music from 1750 to Present
Seven semesters of applied music
Ensembles - seven semesters of participation in at least one major
ensemble each semester

All-Level Instrumental Music Education (EC-12): developing performance and leadership skills in marching band, wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, and various instrumental chamber ensembles; applied instrument; conducting; music theory and history; and instrumental music education. Students must pass the following exams prior to student teaching: the music content area practice test with a passing score of 80, the TEA certified TExES Music Content Exam, and the Piano Proficiency Exam (MUSI 0002). Additional requirements are monitored through the School of Education (see School of Education for current requirements). Student teaching applications must be submitted to the TEC committee for final approval. Students must pass the state content area music test prior to student teaching. 58 semester
hours with *6 hours from the general education core.
MUSI 0001 - Recital hour - 7 semesters
MUSI 0002 - Piano Proficiency
MUSI 4003 - Senior Recital
MUSI 1401 - Theory, Form, and Counterpoint I
MUSI 1402 - Theory, Form, and Counterpoint II
MUSI 2401 - Theory, Form, and Counterpoint III
MUSI 2402 - Theory, Form, and Counterpoint IV
MUSI 3102 - Brass I
MUSI 3103 - Brass II
MUSI 3104 - Woodwinds I
MUSI 3105 - Woodwinds II
MUSI 3106 - Strings
MUSI 3107 - Percussion
MUSI 3202 - Conducting
MUSI 3213 - Instrumental Conducting
*MUSI 3302 - Music Technology
*MUSI 3304 - World Music
MUSI 3305 - American Music

MUSI 4001 - Music Education Senior Seminar
MUSI 4216 - Orchestration
MUSI 4301 - History of Music from Antiquity to 1750
MUSI 4302 - History of Music from 1750 to Present
From one (1 semester only):
VOIC 1101 - Class Voice
VOIC 1105 - Private Voice

Seven semesters of applied music
Ensembles - seven semesters of participation in at least one major ensemble
each semester.

Professional Education - Music - Students pursuing all-level music certification will take a slightly different professional education sequence. Students must have taken and passed the basic skills test before taking professional education courses.

Courses included in this sequence follow:
EDUC 3313 - Educating Students from Diverse Backgrounds
EDUC 3301 - Principles and Practices in Education
MUSI 3310 - Music Education Methods: Introduction to Teaching
and Elementary Music
EDUC 4318 - Becoming a Teacher
EDUC 4664 - All Level Student Teaching
One from:
MUSI 4342 - Developing Choral Score Reading, Analysis,
Communication Skills and Survey Literature
MUSI 4343 - Developing Instrumental Score Reading, Analysis,
Communication Skills and Survey Literature
One from:
MUSI 4321 - Instructional Strategies and Practices in Secondary
Instrumental Music
MUSI 4323 - Instructional Strategies and Practices in Secondary
Choral Music

See current course catalog page 231-233 for recommended course schedule


The School of Music at Wayland Baptist University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music