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Music

Bachelor of Music Education - Choral Certification

Bachelor of Music Education - Choral Certification 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
Writing and Critical Thinking
 
    WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
    CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication Met in the Education Sequence with EDUC 401 0
    Technology Met in the Education Sequence with EDCO 305 0
    Intensive Writing Met in major with MUST 306 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list; 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines    
    Global Perspectives Met in major with MUST 307

0

    Historical Perspectives Met in major with MUST 305

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

   Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators; 3 hours met in Education Sequence with EDUC 200

3

   Humanities and Arts Met in major with MUSA 151/152 and MUST 306

0

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
    Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  [If 2 courses taken, must

(3-8)

  be in 2 different groups:  Life, Physical ,Earth]  
Subtotal   23-29
Music Core – Applied  

22*

  MUSA 111, 112, 211, 212, 311, 312,  
  411
Private Lessons in the Major Instrument

7

  MUSA 151 or 152 
Major Choral Ensemble

7

  MUSa 14_, 15_, or 16_ Small Ensemble 2
  MUSA 181, 182, 281, 282, 110A Piano Class I-IV, Secondary Piano

5

  MUSA 292 Instrumental Methods for Choral Students 1
 
Music Core – Theoretical  

43*

  MUST 121 Introduction to Music Technology

1

 
  MUST 111, 112, 211, 212 Music Theory I-IV

12

 
  MUST 113, 114, 213, 214 Aural Skills I-IV

4

 
  MUST 237 Diction for Choral Majors 1
  MUST 305, 306, 307 History of Music to 1750, Hist of Music from 1750-1900, Music Since 1900

9

  MUST 317-318 Beginning and Intermediate Conducting 6
  MUST 319 Vocal Pedagogy 2
  MUST 411, 522 Form and Analysis, Choral Arranging and Composition 5
  MUST 5___ 500-level MUST elective

3

Other Music Requirements    
  MUSR 282 Keyboard Proficiency 0
  MUSR 290 Sophomore Review for Music Education 0
  MUSR 312 Junior Recital 0
  MUSR 412 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
  MUSR 498 Recital attendance requirement 0
Professional Education Sequence   38
  EDUC 101** Developing Observation and Analysis Skills
1
  EDUC 200** Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty 3
  EDUC 220** Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs 2
  EDUC 401** Internship I: Contextual Factors 1
  EDUC 402 Internship II: Assessment & Instruction 9
  EDUC 410** Education in a Democracy 2
  EDCO 201** Literacy and the English Language Learner 2
  EDCO 202** Supporting Except & Gifted Lrnrs in the Gen Ed Classrm 2
  EDCO 305** Technology in the Classroom 2
  EDCO 350** Acad & Social Strat for Estab an Inclusive Classroom Climate 3
  MUST 190**, 590**, 591**, 593** Music Education Core Courses 8
  READ 345** or 346** Content Area Reading and Writing 3
Total  

126

**C or better required in each course and cannot be taken on the S/U basis

Additional Requirements

  • A minimum of 21 hours of MUSA/MUST courses in residence at Winthrop University.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for admission to Teacher Education at Winthrop.
  • Passage of the PRAXIS II Series content area examinations is required prior to entry into the professional stage for all candidates in the teacher education program.  For the most current PRAXIS information required for test(s) in your content area, visit the South Carolina Department of Education website.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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