Music Education

music education

WHAT IS MUSIC EDUCATION?

This major is part of the Education Exploration Group

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Prospective music educators initially enroll in the School of Fine Arts. The Music Education Program prepares students to teach music from pre-K-12 and direct bands, orchestras, and choruses. Students complete general education requirements, a 36-credit subject area major, and required courses in professional education.

HOW TO DECLARE:

APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.

AUDITION. Auditions are typically held twice a year (once in December for spring admission and several dates in early spring for fall admission). Audition requirements can be found here. You can schedule an audition here.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

Major Requirements Overview

 

HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:

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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)

UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)

See "Major Requirements Overview" above for Music course recommendations

 

POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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RELATED MAJORS:

Acting

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