B.M. in Music Education - Keyboard 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 8
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement 16
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Introduction to World Literature 7
Topics in Literature
Arts requirement3
Music History I 2
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Introduction to World Literature 7
Topics in Literature
Music Methods and Materials I 8
Music Methods and Materials II 8
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Student Teaching I 8
Student Teaching II 8
Ethics requirement3
Music for Diverse Learners
Music Theory and Aural Activities 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
VOK 111Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 112Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 211Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 212Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 311Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 312Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 411Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
VOK 412Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson1.5
Keyboard Course Requirements
PIA 233Classroom Piano Skills 31
PIA 235Keyboard Repertoire 40.5
Major Ensembles2.5
5 semesters required; repeatable
Men's Chorus
Women's Chorus
Mastersingers
Cantari Donne
Concert Choir
Voice Requirements
VOI 191Voice Class (Minor)0.5
VOI 192Voice Class (Minor)0.5
VOK 101Minor Lesson1
VOK 102Minor Lesson1
VOK 201Minor Lesson1
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 83
MUE 332Music Methods and Materials II 83
MUE 333Instrumental Methods and Materials2
MUE 335Choral Methods and Materials2
Conducting
VOC 311Choral Conducting I2
VOC 312Choral Conducting II2
Elementary Band/Orchestra
AEB 101Elementary Band0.5
AEO 101Elementary Orchestra0.5
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 5
Certification Exams and Requirements
Clearances - complete 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 6,86
MUE 432Student Teaching II 6,86
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
MUE 201 Music Education Seminar 0.5
MTC 112 Theory of Music I 3
MTC 114 Aural Activities I 2
VOK 111 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
PIA 235 Keyboard Repertoire 0.5
VOI 191 Voice Class (Minor) 0.5
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Recital Attendance  
 Credits16.5
Semester Two
MUE 220 Music for Diverse Learners 3
MTC 113 Theory of Music II 3
MTC 115 Aural Activities II 2
VOK 112 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
VOI 192 Voice Class (Minor) 0.5
EDA 103 Foundations of Special Education 3
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
MAT XXXMath Gen Ed 3
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Basic Skills  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits17.5
Summer
Complete clearances  
 Credits0
Year Two
Semester Three
MTC 212 Theory of Music III 3
MTC 214 Aural Activities III 2
MHL 210 Music History I 3
VOK 211 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
VOK 101 Minor Lesson 1
ASC 191 Violin/Viola Class 1
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
MAT XXXMath Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Course (LIT/CLS) 3
Recital Attendance  
 Credits18
Semester Four
MTC 213 Theory of Music IV 3
MHL 211 Music History II 3
VOK 212 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
PIA 233 Classroom Piano Skills 1
VOK 102 Minor Lesson 1
VOC 311 Choral Conducting I 2
AEB 101 Elementary Band 0.5
EDP 250 Educational Psychology 3
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
Music Education Skills Assessment  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits15.5
Summer
Complete clearances  
 Credits0
Year Three
Semester Five
MHL 212 Music History III 3
VOK 201 Minor Lesson 1
VOK 311 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
VOC 312 Choral Conducting II 2
LAN 382
Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
or Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
3
CHO XXXMajor Ensemble 0.5
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Instrument Class 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Teacher Candidacy  
School of Music Education Application  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits17.5
Semester Six
MUE 331 Music Methods and Materials I 3
MUE 333 Instrumental Methods and Materials 2
VOK 312 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
AEO 101 Elementary Orchestra 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Instrument Class 0.5
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Praxis II - Fundamental Subjects  
Recital Attendance  
 Credits14.5
Summer
Complete clearances  
 Credits0
Year Four
Semester Seven
MUE 332 Music Methods and Materials II 3
MUE 335 Choral Methods and Materials 2
VOK 411 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
PIA 235 Keyboard Repertoire 0.5
EDR 3XXLiteracy Development Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Praxis II - Music Content  
 Credits16
Semester Eight
MUE 431 Student Teaching I 6
MUE 432 Student Teaching II 6
VOK 412 Music Education/Elective Studies Lesson 1.5
 Credits13.5
 Total Credits129