Music B.M., Music Education-Choral/Piano

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program, and should consult their music adviser for an eight-semester plan that is specific to their vocal, instrumental or theoretical emphasis area in music. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MUTH 1003 Basic Musicianship (Su, Fa) (if required, or General Elective)3  
MUAP 110V Applied Major Voice/Instrument I (Sp, Fa)2  
MUEN 1411 Men's Chorus I (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 1591 Women's Chorus I (Sp, Fa)
1  
MUAC 1121 English and Italian Diction for Singers (Fa)1  
MLIT 1013 Music Lecture for Music Majors (Sp, Fa) (or 1013 Elementary II world language course)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
MUTH 1603 Music Theory I (Sp)  3
MUTH 1621 Aural Perception I (Sp)  1
MUAP 110V Applied Major Voice/Instrument I (Sp, Fa)  2
MUEN 1411 Men's Chorus I (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 1451 Schola Cantorum I (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 1591 Women's Chorus I (Sp, Fa)
  1
1013 Elementary II world language course or MLIT 1013, as needed  3
MUAC 1141 German and French Diction for Singers (Sp)  1
Year Total: 16 14
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
MUTH 2603 Music Theory II (Fa)13  
MUTH 1631 Aural Perception II (Fa)1  
MUAC 2112 Music Technology (Sp, Su, Fa)2  
MUAP 210V Applied Major Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa) (Piano)12  
MUAP 1001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument I (Sp,Fa) (Voice)
or MUAP 2001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa)
1  
MUEN 2411 Men's Chorus II (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 2451 Schola Cantorum II (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 2591 Women's Chorus II (Sp, Fa)
1  
HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113) (Sp, Fa)3  
General Elective1  
MUTH 2621 Aural Perception III (Sp)1  1
MUAP 210V Applied Major Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa) (Piano)  2
MUEN 2411 Men's Chorus II (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 2451 Schola Cantorum II (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 2591 Women's Chorus II (Sp, Fa)
  1
MUAP 1001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument I (Sp,Fa) (Voice)
or MUAP 2001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa)
  1
MUED 2012 Introduction to Music Education (Sp)  2
2 hours of MUAC or MUED class instruments courses selected from the following:  2
MUAC 1321 Class Instruction in Guitar (Sp, Fa)
MUED 1371 Teaching the Beginning Percussionist (Sp, Fa)
MUED 2532 Class Instruction in Woodwind Instruments (Sp)
MUED 2542 Class Instruction in Brass Instruments (Sp)
MUED 2552 Class Instruction in Orchestral String Instruments (Fa)
HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123) (Sp, Fa)  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Year Total: 14 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
MUTH 3613 Form and 20th Century Techniques (Fa)1,23  
MUTH 2631 Aural Perception IV (Fa)11  
MUHS 3703 History of Music to 1750 (Fa)3  
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (Sp, Fa) (Piano)1,22  
MUEN 3411 Men's Chorus III (Sp, Fa) (or MUEN 3591 Women's Chorus III)1,2
or MUEN 3451 Schola Cantorum III (Sp, Fa)
1  
MUPD 3801 Conducting I (Fa)1,21  
MUED 3833 Music Education in the Elementary School (Sp, Fa)1,23  
MUED 4283 Teaching Vocal Music (Even years, Fa) (or General Elective, as needed)1,23  
MUTH 4612 Orchestration (Sp)1,2  2
MUHS 3713 History of Music from 1750 to Present (Sp)1,2  3
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (Sp, Fa) (Piano)1,2  2
MUEN 3411 Men's Chorus III (Sp, Fa) (or MUEN 3591 Women's Chorus III)1,2
or MUEN 3451 Schola Cantorum III (Sp, Fa)
  1
MUPD 3861 Conducting II: Vocal Music (Sp)1,2  1
MUED 3021 Supervised Practicum in Teaching Musical Skills (Sp)1,2  1
MUAP 3001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument III (Sp, Fa) (Voice)1,2  1
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa)1
or CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)
  3
Year Total: 17 14
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
MUAP 410V Applied Major Voice/Instrument IV (Sp, Fa)
& MUAP 230V Applied Skills Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa)1,2
2  
MUED 4112 Pedagogy in Music Education (Fa)1,22  
MUED 4283 Teaching Vocal Music (Even years, Fa)1,23  
MUED 3911 Classroom Instruments in Music Education (Fa)1,21  
MUEN 4411 Men's Chorus IV (Sp, Fa)1,2
or MUEN 4451 Schola Cantorum IV (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 4591 Women's Chorus IV (Sp, Fa)
1  
MUAP 3001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument III (Sp, Fa) (Voice)1,21  
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement4  
University/state core U.S. history or humanities requirement3  
MUEN 4411 Men's Chorus IV (Sp, Fa)1,2
or MUEN 4451 Schola Cantorum IV (Sp, Fa)
or MUEN 4591 Women's Chorus IV (Sp, Fa)
  1
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa) (as needed)1
or CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)
  3
MUAP 4001 Applied Secondary-Level Voice/Instrument IV (Sp, Fa)1,2  1
Science state/university core lecture with corequisite lab requirement  4
University/state core U.S. history or humanities requirement (as needed)  3
General Elective  1
Year Total: 17 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Note:  Licensure for teaching in the state of Arkansas requires one additional semester of internship beyond and after the completion of degree requirements. The courses required during the semester of internship are MUED 4031 Seminar for Professional Entry into Music Education (Sp, Fa), MUED 451V Student Teaching: Elementary Music (Sp, Fa) (4 or 8 hours), and MUED 452V Student Teaching: Secondary Music (Sp, Fa) (4 or 8 hours).

1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.