2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Education Major (BMus)

Degrees: Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies

Majors:
Music Education and Biblical Studies

Certification:
PA Instructional I Certification in Music K-12 and ACSI Standard Certification in Music. 

Major Mission: The Music Education program trains students to be comprehensive musicians skilled in the art and practice of innovative music making and teaching through a biblical worldview, prepared for the teaching profession in both public and private K-12 educational settings.

Major Outcomes:
Students will accomplish department objectives, as well as

Core Music Outcomes

1.  Technical: Demonstrate basic musicianship skills in sight-singing, dictation, conducting, voice and piano.
2.  Faith Integration: Describe and demonstrate the integration of a Biblical worldview in the life and career of an artist.
3.  Synthesis: Apply historical and theoretical understanding to the analysis, performance, and creation of musical forms, processes, and structures found in representative examples from the western music tradition.

Music Education Outcomes In addition, the student will:

  4. Demonstrate the highest possible level of performance on a primary instrument.

5. Design and implement effective pedagogical methods for music instruction.

Music Education Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

EDU 101The Teaching Profession

3

MUS 101Music Theory I

3

MUS 101LMusicianship I Lab

1

ENS ____Ensemble (primary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB 106Interpreting the Bible

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

MUS 221Conducting I

3

MUS 102Music Theory II

3

MUS 102LMusicianship II Lab

1

MUL ____Lab:

1

ENS ____Ensemble (secondary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:18

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

EDU 204Instructional Design

3

MUE 201Pedagogical Methods of Music Instruction

3

MUL ____Lab:

1

ENS ____Ensemble (primary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:18

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

SOC 101General Psychology

3

PHE 129Rhythmic Movement

1

EDU 333The Exceptional Child

3

MUE 302Music Learning and Development

3

MUS 211Introduction to Composition

3

MUS 201LMusicianship Lab III

1

ENS ____Ensemble (secondary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:18

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

HUM 340Music History II

3

MUE 220Art of Teaching General Music I

2

EDU 301Teacher Education Internship I

0

MUS 222Conducting II

3

MUL ____Lab:

1

ENS ____Ensemble (primary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

SOC 326Educational Psychology

3

EDU 335Inclusionary Practices

3

MUE 221Art of Teaching General Music II

2

EDU 302Teacher Education Internship II

0

MUL ____Lab:

1

ENS ____Ensemble (secondary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:18

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

BOT 210Psalms

3

HUM 245Intro to World Music

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

MUE 320Art of Teaching Choral Music

3

EDU 401Teacher Education Internship III

0

MUL ____Lab:

1

ENS ____Ensemble (primary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

THE 320

SCI ____SCI CORE (100/200 Level)

3

SCI L ____SCI Core Lab

0

HUM 440Music History III

3

MUE 420Art of Teaching String Instruments & Ensembles

2

EDU 402Teacher Education Internship IV

1

ENS ____Ensemble (secondary)

1

ENS ____Ensemble (NC)

0

MAP ____Applied Music Lesson

1

MPR 499Senior Recital

1

MUL ____Lab:

1

WPA 100Worship & Performing Arts Forum

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Fifth Year

Fall Semester

EDU 460Studies in Multicultural Education

3

EDU 410Teaching the English Language Learner

3

MUE 421Art of Teaching Wind Instruments & Ensembles

2

EDU 450Teacher Education Practicum

3

HIS 224History of Christian Song

3

MUS 333

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring Semester

EDU 499Student Teaching

12

EDU 492Student Teaching Seminar

2

Total Credit Hours:14