Academic Plan

Music Education Major and Licensure

Wondering if you will be able to graduate in four years? Thinking about what classes you will take? See below for a sample academic plan for student teaching in the spring. Contact Director of Teacher Education Tom Sargent for a plan if you want to student-teach in the fall or for any other questions.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

COMM 101
INTG 101 ILA (core)
MUSI 111/121
MUSI 145
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2
Musi 100-Level: Ensemble3 
Quantitative Reasoning Across the Curriculum or Foreign Language1

ENGL 110
*MUSI 122
MUSI 145
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2
Musi 100-Level: Ensemble3
EDST 110 or Foreign Language1
Science: Life/Physical

Second Year

EDST 151
EDST 220
INTG 2XX
MUSI 211
MUSI 221
MUSI 145
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2

EDST 215
*MUSI 212
*MUSI 222
*MUSI 252-5
*MUSI 301
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2
Musi 100-Level: Ensemble3

Third Year

INTG 3XX
MCTE 200
MCTE 300
MCTE 305
MCTE 333
*MUSI 252-5
*MUSI 313-7
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2
Musi 100-Level: Ensemble3

MCTE 302
MCTE 333
MCTE 350
MCTE 351

*MCTE 376
*MUSI 252-5
*MUSI 313-7
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2
Musi 100-Level: Ensemble3

Fourth Year

EDST 250
INTG 4XX
MCTE 310
MCTE 312
MUSI 100-Level: Applied Music2
Musi 100-Level: Ensemble3

*MCTE 470
*MCTE 475

Legend:

  • Bold indicates course must be taken in this term
  • Underline indicates course must be taken in sequence
  • Regular type indicates flexibility when course is taken
  • An asterisk (*) indicates that a prerequisite exists for the course

NOTES:

  1. If advanced placement at the 102 level is earned for the general education requirement these may become elective courses.
  2. If piano is the major instrument, an additional applied lesson is not required.
  3. Credit for ensemble participation will only be counted up to 2.5 course credits toward the 32 courses required for graduation.
  4. Counts toward the Beauty and Meaning in Works of Art requirement.
  5. All coursework toward the major and licensure must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

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