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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, Vocal/General Music Education Concentration, B.M.

Bachelor of Music Degree Requirements

All Bachelor of Music Concentrations Require the Following:

General Education Requirements (41 hours)

Music Core Curriculum (26 hours)

All music majors must take class piano or private piano instruction until they pass the piano proficiency examination prescribed by their degree programs. Students should see their advisors for details.

Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in MUTH 1110 , MUTH 1120 , MUTH 2110 , MUTH 2120  (music theory sequence) and MUHL 1610 , MUHL 3010 , MUHL 3020  (music history sequence).

Jury Examinations

All music majors and minors are required to participate in jury examinations in their primary performing areas. Non-music majors registered for private lessons may be required to perform a jury examination at the discretion of the instructor. Jury examinations are held to measure the student’s progress at the conclusion of each semester. Those students who have presented and passed their senior recitals during the semester may be excused from jury examinations.

Undergraduate Music majors must pass a upper-division jury to qualify for applied music study at the MUAP 3000 level. A Music major must take his or her upper-division jury no later than the end of the sixth semester and if not passing must take an upper-division jury again the next semester. A third attempt must be accompanied by extraordinary circumstances and must carry the approval of the studio teacher and director of the School of Music.

Teacher Licensure

Students seeking a license to teach music in the public schools must complete (1) a major in Music following the concentration in either Instrumental Music Education or Vocal/General Music Education K–12, (2) minor in Secondary Education, (3) the General Education Program, and (4) additional teacher licensure requirements. Students must contact a Secondary Education minor advisor for additional details and requirements relating to Teacher Licensure (see College of Education ).

NOTE: Please see the Secondary Education minor  located in the Womack Family Educational Leadership Department  for requirements.

Concentration Requirements

Subtotal: 34 Hours

*Not required if piano primary instrument


Primary Instrument: Piano or Organ

3 hours from:

2 hours from:

4 hours from:

Primary Instrument: Voice

5 hours from:

2 hours from:

2 hours from:

  • MUEN 3- - -  - (elective ensemble)

Primary Instrument: Guitar

3 hours from:

5 hours from:

1 hour from:

  • MUEN 3- - -  - (elective ensemble)