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Secondary Education - Music - Instrument

To be admitted into a teacher education program that leads to a baccalaureate degree, students will either have to

· Achieve a qualifying passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE) as established by the State Board of Education OR

·  Have an ACT composite score of twenty-one (21) (or SAT equivalent) OR

·  Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on coursework prior to admission to an approved teacher education program**

Education Pathway

Program Curriculum


First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • Band I MUO 1111
  • Recital Class I MUS 1911
  • General Psychology PSY 1513
  • *Fundamentals of Music MUS 1133
  • *Class Piano I MUA 1511
  • *Major Instrument I (2)
Total 17 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Music Survey (Majors) MUS 2123
  • Band II MUO 1121
  • Recital Class II MUS 1921
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • *Music Theory I MUS 1214
  • *Class Piano II MUA 1521
  • *Major Instrument II (2)
Total 18 Hours
First Semester
  • Band III MUO 2111
  • Recital Class III MUS 2911
  • World Civilization I HIS 1163 OR Western Civilization I HIS 1113
  • *Music Theory II MUS 1224
  • Natural Science w/Lab (4)
  • *Class Piano III MUA 2511
  • *Major Instrument III (2)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • Band IV MUO 2121
  • Recital Class IV MUS 2921
  • World Civilization II HIS 1173 OR Western Civilization II HIS 1123
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
  • Natural Science w/Lab (4)
  • *Class Piano IV MUA 2521
  • *Major Instrument IV (2)
Total 15 Hours

EDU 1613 Foundations in Education and Learning is strongly recommended for all Education Pathways.

**Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

Participation in Band is required each semester.

*Failure to complete any portion of this combination of courses forfeits advancement to the next level of all three.

Acceptance into an education program is necessary before students can enroll in required junior or senior level education courses.

Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.