Music B.M., Music Education-Instrumental-Strings

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  
MUAC 1221 Piano Class for Music Majors I (Sp)1  
MUAP 110V Applied Major Voice/Instrument I (Sp, Fa)2  
MUEN 1411 Men's Chorus I (Sp, Fa) (may substitute MUEN 1451 or MUEN 1581 due to class conflict)
or MUEN 1591 Women's Chorus I (Sp, Fa)
1  
MUEN 1431 Symphony Orchestra I (Sp, Fa) (guitar students seen adviser)1  
MLIT 1013 Music Lecture for Music Majors (Sp, Fa) (or 1013 Elementary II world language course)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
MUAC 1231 Piano Class for Music Majors II (Fa)  1
MUAP 110V Applied Major Voice/Instrument I (Sp, Fa)  2
MUEN 1431 Symphony Orchestra I (Sp, Fa) (guitar students see adviser)  1
1013 Elementary II world language course or MLIT 1013 Music lecture for Music Majors (as needed)  3
Year Total: 14 14
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
MUTH 2603 Music Theory II (Fa)13  
MUTH 1631 Aural Perception II (Fa)1  
MUAC 2221 Piano Class for Music Majors III (Sp)11  
MUAC 2112 Music Technology (Sp, Su, Fa)12  
MUAP 210V Applied Major Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa)2  
MUEN 2431 Symphony Orchestra II (Sp, Fa) (guitar students see adviser)1  
MUED 2552 Class Instruction in Orchestral String Instruments (Fa)2  
HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113) (Sp, Fa)3  
MUTH 2621 Aural Perception III (Sp)1  1
MUAC 2231 Piano Class for Music Major IV (Fa)1  1
MUAP 210V Applied Major Voice/Instrument II (Sp, Fa)  2
MUEN 2431 Symphony Orchestra II (Sp, Fa) (guitar students see adviser)  1
MUED 2532 Class Instruction in Woodwind Instruments (Sp)
or MUED 2542 Class Instruction in Brass Instruments (Sp)
  2
MUED 2012 Introduction to Music Education (Sp)  2
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: 15 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)1,23  
MUAP 310V Applied Major Voice/Instrument III (Sp, Fa)1,22  
MUEN 3431 Symphony Orchestra III (Sp, Fa) (guitar students see adviser)1,21  
MUED 1371 Teaching the Beginning Percussionist (Sp, Fa)1  
MUPD 3801 Conducting I (Fa)1,21  
MUED 3833 Music Education in the Elementary School (Sp, Fa)1,2
or MUED 4273 Methods for Teaching String Instruments (Odd years, Fa)
3  
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)1,2  2
MUEN 3431 Symphony Orchestra III (Sp, Fa) (guitar students see adviser)  1
MUED 2532 Class Instruction in Woodwind Instruments (Sp) (as needed)
or MUED 2542 Class Instruction in Brass Instruments (Sp)
  2
MUED 3021 Supervised Practicum in Teaching Musical Skills (Sp)1,2  1
MUPD 3811 Conducting II: Instrumental Music (Sp)1,2  1
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa) (as needed)1
or CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)
  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
MUAP 410V Applied Major Voice/Instrument IV (Sp, Fa)
& MUAP 3201 Applied Recital I (Sp, Fa)1,2
2  
MUED 3911 Classroom Instruments in Music Education (Fa)1,21  
MUED 4112 Pedagogy in Music Education (Fa)1,22  
MUED 4273 Methods for Teaching String Instruments (Odd years, Fa)1,2
or MUED 3833 Music Education in the Elementary School (Sp, Fa)
3  
MUEN 4431 Symphony Orchestra IV (Sp, Fa) (recommended (guitar students see adviser), or General Elective)1,21  
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement4  
University/state core U.S. history or humanities requirement3  
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa) (as needed)1
or CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)
  3
MUEN 4431 Symphony Orchestra IV (Sp, Fa) (recommended, guitar students see adviser; or General Elective)  1
Science university/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement  4
University/state core U.S. history or humanities requirement (as needed)  3
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (or higher-level math)  3
General Elective  2
Year Total: 16 16
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Licensure for teaching in the State of Arkansas requires one additional semester of internship beyond and after the completion of the 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), and MUED 452V Student Teaching: Secondary Music (Sp, Fa) (4 or 8 hours).

1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. 

2

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