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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 Term Winter Term May Term
MUS 1864 Theoret. Skills of Music I EDU 1004 Foundations of Education  
Applied Music (.25 unit) MUS 2864 Theoret. Skills of Music II  
Ensemble Applied Music (.25 unit)  
  Ensemble  

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term May Term
MUS 3864 Theoret. Skills of Music III MUS 4864 Theoret. Skills of Music IV Music Elective or GE
MUS 3142 Brass Perf. & Pedagogy* MUS 3132 Woodwind Perf. & Pedagogy *  
EDU 2164 Learning Theory and Pedagogy EDU 2014 Schooling in U.S. Culture  
Applied Music (.25 unit) Applied Music (.25 unit)  
Ensemble Ensemble  

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term May Term
MUS 3254 Conducting MUS 3132: Woodwind Performance and Pedagogy EDU 3244: Practicum in Learning Experiences
EDU 2164: Learning Theory and Pedagogy MUS 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)  
Ensemble Ensemble  

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term May Term
MUS 3354 Teaching Instrumental Music EDU 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