B.M. in Music Education - Instrument Concentration

Wells School of Music
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Music History III
Diverse Communities requirement3
Music Methods and Materials II 9
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement 16
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Introduction to World Literature 8
Topics in Literature
Arts requirement3
Music History I 2
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Introduction to World Literature 8
Topics in Literature
Music Methods and Materials I 9
Music Methods and Materials II 9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Student Teaching I 9
Student Teaching II 9
Ethics requirement3
Music for Diverse Learners
Music Theory & Aurals Requirements
MTC 112Theory of Music I 23
MTC 114Aural Activities I 22
MTC 113Theory of Music II 23
MTC 115Aural Activities II 22
MTC 212Theory of Music III3
MTC 214Aural Activities III2
MTC 213Theory of Music IV3
Music History Requirements
MHL 210Music History I 23
MHL 211Music History II 23
MHL 212Music History III3
Applied Lessons
INM 111Applied Lesson1.5
INM 112Applied Lesson1.5
INM 211Applied Lesson1.5
INM 212Applied Lesson1.5
INM 311Applied Lesson1.5
INM 312Applied Lesson1.5
INM 411Applied Lesson1.5
INM 412Applied Lesson1.5
Major Ensembles3.5-7
7 semesters required; repeatable
Marching Band 3
Concert Band
Wind Symphony
Wind Ensemble
Symphony Orchestra
String Ensemble 4
Choral Ensembles1.5
3 courses required; repeatable
Men's Chorus
Women's Chorus
Mastersingers
Cantari Donne
Concert Choir
Piano Requirements 5
PIA 191Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 192Piano Class (Minor)0.5
PIA 291Piano Class1
PIA 292Piano Class1
Voice Requirements
VOI 191Voice Class (Minor)0.5
VOI 192Voice Class (Minor)0.5
VOI 291Voice Class1
Instrument Courses
ABC 191Brass Class0.5
ABC 192French Horn Class (Music Education)0.5
or ABC 193 Trombone Class (Music Education)
APC 191Non-Pitched Percussion Class0.5
APC 192Pitched Percussion Class0.5
ASC 191Violin/Viola Class1
ASC 194Cello Class0.5
or ASC 195 Bass Class
or ASC 196 Guitar Class
AWC 191Single Reed Class0.5
AWC 192Flute/Recorder Class0.5
AWC 193Double-Reed Class0.5
Required Music Education Courses
MUE 201Music Education Seminar0.5
MUE 220Music for Diverse Learners3
MUE 331Music Methods and Materials I 93
MUE 332Music Methods and Materials II 93
MUE 333Instrumental Methods and Materials2
Conducting
AIC 311Instrumental Conducting I2
AIC 312Instrumental Conducting II2
Elementary Band/Orchestra
AEB 101Elementary Band0.5
AEO 101Elementary Orchestra0.5
Jazz Techniques
AJZ 365Jazz Ensemble Techniques0.5
Education Courses
EDA 103Foundations of Special Education3
EDP 250Educational Psychology3
LAN/ENG 382Teaching English Language Learners PK-123
EDR 345Literacy Development and Students in Inclusive Classrooms3
or EDR 347 Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms
Additional Mathematics Course3
One MAT course selected from MAT 101, MAT 103, MAT 104, MAT 113, MAT 115, or MAT 121, in addition to the General Education Mathematics requirement.
Other Music Requirements
6 semesters of recital attendance (10 approved recitals)
Studio Hour 6
Certification Exams and Requirements
Clearances - completed each summer
Basic Skills (Qualifying PAPA, CORE, SAT and/or ACT scores)
Music Education Skills Assessment (MESA)
2.8 GPA (upon entering MUE 331)
Teacher Candidacy
School of Music Education Application
Praxis II - Fundamental Subjects
Praxis II - Music Content
Capstone Requirement
MUE 431Student Teaching I 7,96
MUE 432Student Teaching II 7,96
Total Minimum Credits Required129

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

(*Note: Prior to Semester 1, complete clearances.)

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
MTC 112 Theory of Music I 3
MTC 114 Aural Activities I 2
INM 111 Applied Lesson 1.5
PIA 191 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
VOI 191 Voice Class (Minor) 0.5
CHO XXXChoir 0.5
MAT XXXMath Gen Ed 3
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Major Ensemble 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16.5
Semester Two
MUE 201 Music Education Seminar 0.5
MTC 113 Theory of Music II 3
MTC 115 Aural Activities II 2
INM 112 Applied Lesson 1.5
PIA 192 Piano Class (Minor) 0.5
VOI 192 Voice Class (Minor) 0.5
ASC 191 Violin/Viola Class 1
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
CHO XXXChoir 0.5
MAT XXXMath Gen Ed 3
Major Ensemble 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Basic Skills  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16.5
Summer
Complete clearances  
 Credits0
Year Two
Semester Three
MUE 220 Music for Diverse Learners 3
MTC 212 Theory of Music III 3
MTC 214 Aural Activities III 2
MHL 210 Music History I 3
INM 211 Applied Lesson 1.5
PIA 291 Piano Class 1
VOI 291 Voice Class 1
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Major Ensemble 0.5
Recital Attendance  
 Credits18
Semester Four
MTC 213 Theory of Music IV 3
MHL 211 Music History II 3
INM 212 Applied Lesson 1.5
PIA 292 Piano Class 1
AIC 311 Instrumental Conducting I 2
AEB 101 Elementary Band 0.5
EDA 103 Foundations of Special Education 3
EDP 250 Educational Psychology 3
CHO XXXChoir 0.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Music Education Skills Assessment  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits18
Summer
Complete clearances  
 Credits0
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212 Music History III 3
INM 311 Applied Lesson 1.5
AIC 312 Instrumental Conducting II 2
LAN 382
Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
or Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
3
Major Ensemble 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Gen Ed Course (LIT/CLS) 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Teacher Candidacy  
School of Music Education Application  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16.5
Semester Six
MUE 331 Music Methods and Materials I 3
MUE 333 Instrumental Methods and Materials 2
INM 312 Applied Lesson 1.5
AEO 101 Elementary Orchestra 0.5
AJZ 365 Jazz Ensemble Techniques 0.5
Major Ensemble 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Praxis II - Fundamental Subjects  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15
Summer
Complete clearances  
 Credits0
Year Four
Semester Seven
MUE 332 Music Methods and Materials II 3
INM 411 Applied Lesson 1.5
EDR 3XXLiteracy Development Course 3
Major Ensemble 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Praxis II - Music Content  
 Credits15
Semester Eight
MUE 431 Student Teaching I 6
MUE 432 Student Teaching II 6
INM 412 Applied Lesson 1.5
 Credits13.5
 Total Credits129