Music - Music Education - Instrumental (Bachelor of Arts)

The approved educational program cycle is assigned based on the actual assessment date into the Teacher Education program.  Successful completion of this program includes meeting all requirements and earning a passing score on the edTPA portfolio during the internship semester.  Upon completion of this program and any state-required Praxis Subject Assessments, a student will be eligible to apply for the baccalaureate level Professional Certificate which provides teacher certification for music education, instrumental (P-12).  Teacher Education Programs may be altered to meet changes in federal and Alabama State Department of Education regulations.  

For information on specific requirements, qualifications and procedures for Teacher Education program eligibility leading to Alabama teacher licensure, please consult the Education Program Requirements section of this catalog or Teacher Education Services, Rm 207, Ramona Wood Hall.

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
MS 110
Finite Mathematics
or Precalculus Algebra
3
MU 101 Music Theory 3
MU 104 Concerts and Recitals 0
MU 111 Aural Skills 1
MU 134 Primary Applied Music 1 2
MU 170
Class Piano I
or Class Piano Repertoire I
1
Class Methods Applied 3 1
Ensemble 2 1
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours15
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
MU 102 Music Theory 3
MU 104 Concerts and Recitals 0
MU 112 Aural Skills 1
MU 134 Primary Applied Music 1 2
MU 171
Class Piano II
or Class Piano Repertoire II
1
Class Methods Applied 3 1
Ensemble 2 1
 Hours15
Summer
EH 141 Speech 3
 Hours3
Sophomore
Fall
History Sequence 3
MU 201 Music Theory 3
MU 211 Aural Skills 1
MU 134 Primary Applied Music 1 2
MU 104 Concerts and Recitals 0
Ensemble 2 1
MU 237 Advanced Intro to Music (WI) 3
Class Methods Applied 3 1
 Hours14
Spring
History Sequence 3
MU 104 Concerts and Recitals 0
MU 134 Primary Applied Music 1 2
MU 150 Technology in Music 1
MU 202 Music Theory 3
MU 212 Aural Skills 1
Class Methods Applied 3 1
Ensemble 2 1
MU 244 Introduction to Music Educ 2
MU 298 Mid-degree Assessment Review 0
 Hours14
Summer
EH Literature 3
 Hours3
Junior
Fall
Natural Science 4
MU 104 Concerts and Recitals 0
MU 210 Conducting 2
MU 334 Primary Applied Music 1 2
Ensemble 2 1
Music Theory Option 4 2
SPE 300 Survey of Exceptional Children and Youth 3
MU 350 Advanced Technology 1
MU 440 Band Literature for Teachers 1
 Hours16
Spring
Natural Science 4
MU 104 Concerts and Recitals 0
MU 300 Junior Recital 0
MU 334 Primary Applied Music 1 2
MU 412 Music History & Literature 3
MU 471 Elementary Music Materials and Methods 3
Class Methods Applied 3 1
Ensemble 2 1
MU 384 Beginning Band Foundations 1
MU 315 Arranging 1
 Hours16
Summer
Humanities 3
 Hours3
Senior
Fall
Social/Behavioral Science 3
MU 378 Instrumental Pedagogy Lab 1
MU 411 Music History & Literature 3
MU 443 Instrumental Conducting 3
MU 455 Practicum 2
MU 482 Secondary Instrumental Music Materials and Methods 3
Class Methods Applied 3 1
 Hours16
Spring
MU 487 Internship in Grades P-12 9
MU 489 Capstone in Music Education 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours127