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Bachelor of Arts in Music EducationThe Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (BAE) is recommended for students planning for careers in music education: instrumental, choral or general (elementary or secondary).
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Bachelor of Arts in Music Education
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (BAE) is recommended for students planning for careers in music education. As with all EWU Music Degrees, students are required to pass an entrance auditon to be accepted as a music major and pass upper level juries to complete their degrees.
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN EDUCATION (BAE) Note: see Education, for prerequisites, core requirements and additional SLOs. Note: students in this program are excused from major ensemble participation during the quarter of student teaching. Note: this option requires more than 12 quarters to complete at 15-16 credits per quarter. BAE students must complete the Elementary Education Core (70 credits) or the Secondary Education Core (43 credits).
Student Learning Outcomes-students will: • demonstrate the ability to teach choral and instrumental music effectively in grades K through 12.
MUSIC: INSTRUMENTAL, CHORAL, GENERAL/ ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY MAJOR
Required Courses (65-69 credits) MUSC 101 Music Theory I (3) MUSC 102 Music Theory II (3) MUSC 103 Music Theory III (3) MUSC 104 Sight Singing and Aural Skills I (1) MUSC 105 Sight Singing and Aural Skills II (1) MUSC 106 Sight Singing and Aural Skills III (1) MUSC 110 Convocation and Recital Attendance (0) (must pass 11 quarters) MUSC 121 Piano Class II for Music Majors (1) MUSC 122 Piano Class III for Music Majors (1) Piano Proficiency (0) MUSC 130 Voice Class (1) MUSC 201 Music Theory IV (3) MUSC 202 Music Theory V (3) MUSC 203 Music Theory VI (3) MUSC 204 Sight Singing and Aural Skills IV (1) MUSC 205 Sight Singing and Aural Skills V (1) MUSC 244 Music Technology (2) MUSC 250 Music History and Literature I (3) MUSC 251 Music History and Literature II (3) MUSC 252 Music History and Literature III (3) MUSC 310 Basic Conducting Skills (2) MUSC 312 Advanced Conducting Skills (2) MUSC 357 Music in Diverse Cultures (3) MUSC 441 Music Methods For the Elementary Music Specialist (3) MUSC 445 Choral Methods and Materials in the Secondary School (2) MUSC 446 Instrumental Methods and Materials (Band and Orchestra) (2) MUSC 447 Jazz Ensemble Methods and Materials (2) MUSC 470 Senior Recital (1-5) MUSC 491 Music Senior Thesis (4)
Choose courses from the following (7 credits) MUSC 382 Stringed Instrument Techniques (1, 1) MUSC 383 Woodwind Instrument Techniques (1, 1, 1) MUSC 384 Brass Instrument Techniques (1) MUSC 385 Percussion Instrument Techniques (1)
Applied Music Requirements (12 credits minimum) MUSC 108 Instruction on Voice or Instrument (1) MUSC 208 Instruction on Voice or Instrument (1) MUSC 308 Instruction on Voice or Instrument (1) MUSC 408 Instruction on Voice or Instrument (1)
Music Ensembles Requirements (12 credits minimum) MUSE 320 Marching Band (1) MUSE 321 Wind Ensemble (1) MUSE 322 Symphonic Band (1) MUSE 330 Orchestra (1) MUSE 340 Symphonic Choir (1) MUSE 341 Concert Choir (1) Note: String, wind and percussion majors in music education shall participate in one quarter of a major vocal ensemble. Vocal and piano majors in music education shall participate in one quarter of a major instrumental ensemble.
Minimum total credits for above major 132 or 159 credits