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Music Education

Recommended Sequence of Courses for Music Education Major

NOTE: To be eligible for any type of certification in the state of Kentucky in education, students must meet the GPA requirement and meet the required scores for a test of basic skills in math, reading, and writing.  Transylvania University has not determined whether the Education program curriculum meets the educational requirements for certification or licensure in other states.

First Year
Fall TermWinter TermMay Term
MUS 1864 Theoret. Skills of Music IEDU 1004 Foundations of Education 
Applied Music (.25 unit)MUS 2864 Theoret. Skills of Music II 
EnsembleApplied Music (.25 unit) 
 Ensemble 

Sophomore Year
Fall TermWinter TermMay Term
MUS 3864 Theoret. Skills of Music IIIMUS 4864 Theoret. Skills of Music IVMusic Elective or GE
MUS 3142 Brass Perf. & Pedagogy*MUS 3132 Woodwind Perf. & Pedagogy * 
EDU 2164 Learning Theory and PedagogyEDU 2014 Schooling in U.S. Culture 
Applied Music (.25 unit)Applied Music (.25 unit) 
EnsembleEnsemble 

Junior Year
Fall TermWinter TermMay Term
MUS 3254 ConductingMUS 3132: Woodwind Performance and PedagogyEDU 3244: Practicum in Learning Experiences
EDU 2164: Learning Theory and PedagogyMUS 3162 Percussion Perf. & Pedagogy 
 EDU 3054: Inst. Strat./Cont. Area Literacy 
 MUS 3194 Teaching General Music* -OR- 
 MUS 3364: Teaching Choral Music 
Applied Music (.25 unit)Applied Music (.25 unit) 
EnsembleEnsemble 

Senior Year
Fall TermWinter TermMay Term
MUS 3354 Teaching Instrumental MusicEDU 4314: Supervised Teaching: Twelve Grades 
MUS 4951 Senior Recital (1/4 unit)  
Ensemble  

Special Requirements Concerning This Major:
Piano Proficiency; 30-minute solo recital in the senior year.
*Offered in alternate years