Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Music, All Levels Certification, BA


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This degree prepares students for a career teaching music at all levels. Students are prepared for the TExES Music Exam, the state exam for teacher certification in music.  

Professional education hours fulfill the minor requriement.

Total number of hours required for this degree:
124-126 credit hours
 
Total number of hours required in music: 
39 credit hours 
 
Total number of hours required in education: 
45 credit hours

Total number of advanced hours: 51-55 credit hours

Choose 4 of the following:


Student may mix and match any of the music ensembles below to achieve the required 4 credit hours.

Please note these courses may be repeated for credit.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:


PHILOSOPHY 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

One of the following: 1 credit hour


Music Education Methods Course

One of the following: 1 credit hour


Music Ensemble

Total: 17 hrs


Summer - Year One


NATURAL SCIENCE 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 4 hrs


Fall - Year Two


One of the following: 1 credit hour


Music Methods Course

FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 3-4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

ORAL COMMUNICATION 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 16-17 credit hours


Total: 17 credit hours


Music Education Methods Course


Choose one of the following:

Music Ensemble


Choose one of the following:

Total: 17 credit hours


Total: 15 credit hours


Spring - Year Four


Total: 6 credit hours


Note(s):


The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, professional education and validation of completion of:

overall semester hours - 124-126

overall advanced overall - 48-51

Music Major Scholarships: Students intending to apply for Music Scholarships must audition prior to July 15. Contact the Head of the Music Program to schedule an audition.

Advanced Ensembles: All students are eligible to audition for 3000 and 4000 level advanced ensembles. Some advanced music ensembles include music scholarships for members. Contact the Head of the Music Program to schedule an audition.

Foreign language requirement:

Students must complete ONE of the following options to fulfill their foreign language requirement:

(1) CSCD 2341  Sign Language I AND CSCD 2342  Sign Language II

(2) SPAN 1411  AND SPAN 1412  

(3) May also transfer in two semesters of the same foreign language. If you have transfer courses that should fulfill this requirement, please contact the Registrar’s Office if the requirement is not showing as complete.

(4) Music certfication candidates may also add ESL, special education or bilingual certification to their degree plan.

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