Bachelor of Music in Music Education

In order to receive the degree and certification in Music Education, students must meet all of the requirements outlined in the Education Department section of the college catalog. Please refer to all standards, policies and admission/retention criteria as specified for all Education majors seeking a degree from Mercyhurst College and certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Required Courses:

Music Core

  • Mus 101, 102, 103 Theory I (12 credits)
  • Mus 201, 202, 203 Theory II
  • Mus 101, 102, 103 Solfeggio I (6 credits)
  • Mus 201, 202, 203 Solfeggio II
  • Mus 104, 105, 106 Music History (6 credits)

Piano Core Curriculum Requirements

  • Mus 150, 250 Class Piano (6 credits) OR Mus 150, 250, 350, 450 Secondary Piano (1 credit)
  • Mus 108 Intro to Music Technology (1 credit)
  • Mus 413 Conducting Music AND Mus 414 OR Mus 415 (2 credits)
  • Mus 499 Senior Recital (1 credit, 0 credits for Bachelor of Arts)
  • Mus 140, 240, 340, 440 Large Ensemble (non-billed credits, 11 credits for Music Education, 12 credits)
  • Mus 145, 245, 345, 445 Small Ensemble (non-billed credits, 8 credits)
  • Mus 190, 290, 390, 490 Attendance (each term in residence, 0 credits)

Music Education Course Requirements

  • Mus 108 Introduction to Music Technology
  • Mus 321 Elementary General Methods
  • Mus 322 Secondary General Methods
  • Mus 333 or 324 Secondary Instrumental/Choral Methods
  • Mus 320 Junior Music Education Seminar

Education Core Requirements

  • Mus 110 Introduction to Music Education
  • Educ 474 Internship in Secondary Education
  • Educ 201 Foundations of Education
  • Educ 475 Student Teaching

Music Education/Techniques

  • Mus 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339 - 10 credits

Music Education Lab

  • Mus 220

Applied Study

  • Mus 170-175 (Instrument)
  • Mus 270-275 (Instrument)
  • Mus 370-375 (Instrument)
  • Mus 470-475 (Instrument)
  • Mus 180-480 (Composition)
  • Mus 160-460 (Voice)
  • Mus 151-451 (Piano)
  • 11 credits
  • Liberal Studies Core - 39 credits

Events

Civil War photo exhibit
Photographs of the American Civil War

Dates: Jun 12-Aug 1, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

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