2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education, BSE

(Bachelor of Science in Education)

Students who complete the following comprehensive major in music education will receive a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with multi-age licensure for teaching music to learners ages 3-21 and PreK-12. In addition to the University requirements listed in Majors and Minors , acceptance into the music education major requires an overall gpa of 2.75, a major gpa of 2.75, passing the piano proficiency, being approved for applied study at the 300 level, passing the sophomore review, and a minimum ACT score of 20 in Reading, English, and Mathematics (or SAT equivalent score).

The major in Music Education consists of the following:

Keyboard and Theory Placement Tests prior to the first semester of classes

Piano proficiency (Students must pass the piano proficiency examination before being accepted into the major.)

Participation in OCMEA is required each semester of enrollment (fee required)

Recital attendance each semester of enrollment including the semester of student teaching


If the student does not pass the entire piano proficiency examination at the conclusion of MUS 154, applied piano must be taken each semester until the exam is passed.

14 hours of applied and ensemble credit as follows:

2 hours of primary applied music at the 100 level

2 hours of primary applied music at the 200 level

2 hours of primary applied music at the 300 level

1 hour of primary applied music at the 400 level

1 hour of MUS 499 (Senior Recital/Project)

6 hours of approved ensemble credit (4 in major ensemble, 2 in secondary ensemble)