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Music Education Emphasis

Academic Planning Sheet:  BA Music (Music Education Emphasis)

Colorado State University- Pueblo
Department Chair: Dr. Jennifer Shadle Peters
Phone: 719.549.2122 or
Administrative Assistant: Joan Acosta:
music@colostate-pueblo.edu
Phone: 719.549.2552

The Bachelor of Arts in Music: Music Education emphasis is a professional degree and provides the essential training, knowledge and skills necessary for a teaching career in choral, instrumental, or general music. The degree leads to K-12 music teacher licensure.

 2013-2014 BA-Music Education Emphasis Planning Sheet

 

         

 
 
Fall Semester
 
 
Spring Semester
 
First
Year
MUS : 150: Theory 1
MUS 151:  Aural Skills 1
MUS 127: Functional Piano 1
Applied music
Primary Ensemble
Gen. Ed Humanities:
MUS 118: Music Appreciation
ENG 101: English Composition 1
MUS 113: Vocal Techniques
MUS 103: Music & Computer Technology 1
MUS 101: Performance Symposium
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS

 

2
2
1
2
1
3
3
1
1
1
0
 
 
16
MUS 210: Theory 11
MUS 211: Aural Skills 11
Applied music
Primary Ensemble
Gen. Ed Math Course: Math 109 (recommended)
ENG 102: English Composition 11
MUS 233: Woodwind Techniques
MUS 243: String Techniques
MUS 101: Performance Symposium
 
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
2
2
2
1
 
3
3
1
1
0
____
 
 
15
 
Second
Year
 
MUS 250: Theory 111
MUS 251: Aural Skills 111
Applied music
Primary Ensemble
MUS 253: Brass Techniques
MUS 223: Percussion Techniques
ED 202: Foundations of Teaching *(30)
Gen. Ed Course: Nat & Phys Science (course w/lab)
MUS 201: Performance Symposium
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTR HOURS
 
 
2
2
2
1
1
1
3
4
0
 
____
 
16
 
MUS 229: Piano Proficiency Completion
MUS 280: Theory IV
MUS 281: Aural Skills IV
Applied music
Primary Ensemble
ED 301: Framework of Education *(30)
Gen. Ed Humanities: SPCOM 103; Speaking & Listening
Gen. Ed Humanities: FL 100 (recommended)
MUS 201: Performance Symposium
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
1
2
2
2
1
3
3
 
3
0
 ___
 
17
 
Third
Year
 
MUS 305: Music History 1
MUS 357: Orchestration & Arranging
MUS 306: Technology for Music Educators
RDG 435: Content Area Literacy *(60)
Gen. Ed Soc.: Science: ANTHR/ENG 106 (recommended)
Applied music
Primary Ensemble
MUS 301: Performance Symposium
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
3
3
2
4
3
 
2
1
0
____18
 
 
MUS 355: Music History 11
MUS 358: Basic Conducting
Gen. Ed Social Science3: PSYCH 151 or 251
MUS 440: Choral Music Methods *(20)
MUS 441: Instrumental Music Methods *(20)
Applied music
Primary Ensemble
MUS 301: Performance Symposium
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
0
 
____
15
 
Fourth
Year
 
General Education Course: History
Gen. Ed Course: Nat & Phys Science (1 course w/lab)
MUS 340 General Music Methods *(20)
ED 412: Teaching Diverse Learners *(30)
MUS 359: Advanced Conducting
MUS 470 – 489: Senior Recital
MUS 101: Performance Symposium
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
3
4
2
3
2
2
0
____
 
16
 
ED 485: Capstone Seminar in Education
ED 489: Student Teaching K-12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS
 
 
2
12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14
 
*(20) or *(30) or *(60) = Teacher Education requirement field hours in K-12 schools
SPCOM 103 is required for admission into Teachers Education Program
PSYCH 151 or PSYCH 251 will satisfy for the specific requirement for the Secondary and K-12 Teaching Endorsement and Gen Ed Social Science
FL-100 will satisfy for the Gen Ed Humanities and Foreign Language requirement
ANTHR/ENG 106 will satisfy for the Gen Ed Social Science and Foreign Language requirement
     
General Education Requirements:           (35 semester hours)
ENG 101: English Composition 1  (3)
ENG 102: English Composition 11  (3)
Mathematics Course (3)  Note: Math 109 recommended
Humanities Courses (9)
                SPCOM 103  (3)
                MUS 118: Music Appreciation (3)
                Foreign Language: FL 100: Intro to Comparative Ling (recommended)
History Course  (3)
Social Sciences Courses  (6)
                PSYCH 151 or PSYCH 251
                ANTHR/ENG 106: Language, Thought and Culture (recommended)
Natural and Physical Sciences Courses (8)  (2 courses with labs)
 
Foreign Language Requirements:
Student seeking the degree of Bachelor of Arts complete option listed below:
1)                   Completion of the second level of a foreign language (course number 102)
*Student may test out of the course:
* Completion of a foreign language course above 102 with a grade of C or
    better will satisfy the requirement
2)                   Completion of FL 100, Introduction to Comparative Linguistics &
ANTHR/ENG 106, Language, Thought and Culture.
3)                   Completion of the first and second level of American Sign Language
 
Major Core Requirements:   (45 semester hours)
MUS 150: Music Theory 1  (2)
MUS 151: Aural Skills 1  (2) 
MUS 210: Music Theory 11  (2)
MUS 211: Aural Skills 11  (2)
MUS 250: Music Theory 111  (2)
MUS 251: Aural Skills 111  (2)
MUS 280: Music Theory IV  (2)
MUS 281: Aural Skills IV  (2)
MUS 305: Music History 1 (3) OR MUS 355: Music History 11 (3)
MUS x01: Music Performance Symposium (0) -6 semesters
MUS xxx*: Primary Ensemble  (6) (6 semesters, 2 upper-division)
MUS xxx: Major Applied Lesson  (12) (6 semesters, 2 upper-division)
MUS 127: Functional Piano 1: Beginning 1  (1) (may be repeated)
MUS 229: Piano Proficiency Completion  (1)
MUS 103: Music & Computer Technology 1  (1)
MUS 357: Orchestration & Arranging  (3)
MUS 358: Basic Conducting  (2)
 
Specific Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Music:
Music Education Emphasis Requirements    (20 semester hours)
MUS 305: Music History 1  (3) OR MUS 355: Music History 11
   (other than core course)  (3)
MUS x01: Music Performance Symposium (0-1) – 1 Semester\
MUS 306: Technology for Music Educators  (2) – Replaces ED 280
MUS 470: 470 – 489: Senior Recital  (2)
MUS 358: Advanced Conducting  (2)
MUS 113: Vocal Techniques and Diction  (1)
MUS 223: Percussion Techniques  (1)
MUS 233: Woodwind Techniques  (1)
MUS 243: String Techniques  (1)
MUS 253: Brass Techniques  (1)
MUS 340:  General Music Methods  (2)
MUS 440: Choral Music Methods  (2)
MUS 441: Instrumental Music Methods  (2)
 
Education Requirements:         (30 semester hours)
ED 202: Foundations of Education  (3)
ED 301: Framework of Teaching  (3)
Psych 151: Human Development or PSYCH 251: Childhood and Adolescence  (3)
RDG 435: Content Area Literacy  (4)
ED 412: Teaching Diverse Learners  (3)
ED 485: Capstone Seminar  (2)
ED 489: Student Teaching K-12  (12)
(Courses italicized met General Education requirements)
 
Institutional Graduation Requirements:
Total of 120 semester hours, minimum
Complete a minimum of 40 semester hours in upper-division courses
Overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00
A minimum of 60 semester hours must be earned from a four-year institution.  Of these, a minimum of 30 semester hours of credit must be earned in residence.
Of the last 30 semester credits earned immediately preceding graduation, no more that 15 may be completed at other colleges or universities
All other requirements as specified in the catalog.
 
Additional Major Graduation Requirements:
Total of 127 semester hours
Students are required to complete all major courses with a grade of C or better and to maintain a cumulative GPA or 2.5 or better
Admissions to Upper Division study in music program by successfully completing the Junior Qualifying exam at the end of the sophomore year
All students must participate in appropriate Primary and Secondary ensembles as assigned each semester, excepting when Student Teaching
Piano majors must take MUS 347 – Piano Pedagogy in lieu of Functional Piano courses
Note: See the Department of Music Student Handbook for additi9onal requirements
 
Additional Minor Graduating Requirements:
Cumulative grade point average of 2.600