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B.A. in Music Education Sample Four-Year Plan 2016–17

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Suggested Four-Year Curriculum for a Major in Music Education

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-1720 Spiritual Formation 3
COM-1100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
MUED-1000 NAfME (both semesters) 0
EDUC-1000 The Education Profession 2
EDUC-1050 Preliminary Student Involvement 0
ENG-1400 Composition 3
GMUS-1000 Music Philosophy and Aesthetics 1
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
PEF-1990 Physical Activity and the Christian Life 2
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 2
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 2
THMU-1210 Music Theory I 6
THMU-1220 Music Theory II 6
THMU-1310 Aural Skills I 4
THMU-1320 Aural Skills II 4
Quantitative Elective 3
Choral Majors Add:
CLMU-1170 Diction for Singers I 2
CLMU-1180 Diction for Singers II 2
MUED-2900 Guitar Methods 1
Choral Total 34
Instrumental Majors Add:
MUED-XXXX Instrumental Methods Electives 4
Instrumental Total 35
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-2730 Old Testament Literature 3
BTGE-2740 New Testament Literature 3
CDMU-2600 Introduction to Conducting 2
MUED-1000 NAfME (both semesters) 0
EDSP-2100 Exceptionalities and Behavior 2
EDUC-2050 Teaching Diverse Learners 2
EDUC-2100 e-Learning for Educators 3
EDUC-2200 Multicultural Field Experience 1
EDUC-2500 Educational Psychology 3
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
HLMU-3400 Global Music 3
HLMU-2310 Introduction to Music Literature 3
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 0
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 2
THMU-2210 Music Theory III 6
THMU-2220 Music Theory IV 6
THMU-2310 Aural Skills III 4
THMU-2320 Aural Skills IV 4
Total 36
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3755 Theology I 3
BTGE-3765 Theology II 3
MUED-1000 NAfME (both semesters) 0
MUED-3710 Music for Early Childhood 3
MUED-3720 Music for Adolescent/Young Adults 3
EDSE-3900 Music Ed. Field Experience 2
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
GSS-1100 Politics and American Culture 3
HLMU-3310 Music History I 6
HLMU-3320 Music History II 6
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 0
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 2
History Elective 3
LIT-2XXX Literature Elective 3
Choral Majors Add:
CDMU-3610 Choral Conducting 2
CDMU-3630 Choral Methods 2
Choral Total 35
Instrumental Majors Add:
CDMU-3620 Instrumental Conducting 2
MUED-3910 Instrumental Administration 3
Instrumental Total 36
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
MUED-1000 NAfME (both semesters) 0
EDUC-3100 Philosophical Foundations of Education 3
EDUC-4900 Student Teaching and Seminar: Multi-Age 12
GMUS-1030 Recital and Program Attendance (both semesters) 0
HUM-1400 Introduction to the Humanities 3
PFMU-XXXX Ensemble Performance 0
PLMU-XXXX Private Lessons 2
PLMU-4900 Senior Recital 1
Biology Elective 3.5
Physical Science Elective 3.5
Social Science Elective 3
Choral Majors Add:
MUED-2730 Wind and Percussion Methods 2
MUED-3730 Vocal Pedagogy 2
Choral Total 35
Instrumental Majors Add:
CLMU-1860 Voice Class 1
MUED-XXXX Instrumental Methods Elective 2
Instrumental Total 34

Liberal Arts Core

The faculty of Cedarville believe in the value of the liberal arts core.  We want our graduates to be educated individuals, not just trained employees.  We recognize that both education and training are vital,  and we are convinced that in this day and age college graduates need to know how to learn as much as they need to know how to do a task.  The career experts suggest that graduates of colleges today will change careers 4-5 times in their lifetimes.  Those shifts require a certain set of skills that the liberal arts courses help to develop in our students.