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2017-2018 University Bulletin

Music Education, B.S.


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NY State Program Code: 33931
HEGIS Code: 0832.00
CIP Code: 13.1312

(93 credits)

Georgia A. Newlin, Coordinator of Music
Performing Arts Center, Room 209
p – (516) 877-4119
f – (516) 877-4286
e – newlin@adelphi.edu

The Bachelor of Science in Music Education is a 4-year program that leads to Pre K-12 Certification in Music from the New York State Education Department. The degree prepares students for careers as music teachers at the elementary and secondary levels in general, vocal, and instrumental music. Our undergraduate program is unique in that there is a strong focus on Zoltán Kodály’s ideals in all methods classes. Kodály’s vision and philosophy have led to a music education pedagogy that emphasizes music literacy using authentic folk songs, traditional children’s songs and games, classical masterworks, and world music. The methodology evolves from the sequential development of music skills, and is a singing-based curriculum that is underscored by the importance of active music making at the highest levels of musicianship by students of all ages.

The degree requirements are consistent with NASM and NCATE standards as well as the New York State Education Department requirements, and establish Adelphi University as a leading national undergraduate program in Music Education.

In addition to the Music Education requirements below, students must also complete the University’s General Education requirements .

All teacher certification candidates must take and pass the New York State Teacher’s Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) required for their particular area of certification which includes the Content Specialty Test in Music.

Please see the full description of the Music Education degree program for more information.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Music Education


Required GPA: 2.75 overall/3.0 in Music Education
Credits Required for Major: 92
Credits Required to Graduate: 121

Note:


1Students must register each semester for a 0.5 credit course in any of the following areas:
Piano String, Voice, Brass, Percussion, Organ, Guitar, Harpsichord, Woodwind

2Students must register each semester for a 0.5 credit course in any of the following three large ensembles:
Orchestra Performance, Choral Ensemble, Concert Band

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S.
Required GPA: 2.75 overall/3.0 in Music Education
Credits Required for Major: 92
Credits Required to Graduate: 121

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUA (0195) 110 Theory and Harmony I  3  ✓              
MUA (0195) 112 Aural Skills and Musicianship I  1              
MUE (0199) 150 Introduction to Music Education  1              
MUE (0199) 171 Vocal Techniques for Music Educators  1              
MUA (0195) 114 Keyboard Proficiency I  1              
MUE (0199) 380 Methods Ensemble  0.5        
MUE (0199) 271 Group Instruction: Brass Lab  0.5              
MUA (0195) 113 Aural Skills and Musicianship II  1              
MUA (0195) 111 Theory and Harmony II  3              
MUA (0195) 115 Keyboard Proficiency II  1              
MUE (0199) 272 Group Instruction: Woodwind Lab  0.5              
MUE (0199) 250 Foundations of Music Education  3              
MUA (0195) 212 Aural Skills and Musicianship III  1              
MUA (0195) 210 Theory and Harmony III  3              
MUA (0195) 216 Keyboard Proficiency III  1              
MUH (0196) 123 Music History I  3              
EST (0836) 221 Childhood Development
or
EST (0836) 222 Adolescent Develop
 
3
   
         
MUE (0199) 371 Group Instruction: String Lab  0.5              
MUE (0199) 251 Music Education Methods I: Classroom Instruments  3              
MUA (0195) 213 Aural Skills and Musicianship IV  1              
MUA (0195) 211 Theory and Harmony IV  3              
MUA (0195) 217 Keyboard Proficiency IV  1              
MUH (0196) 220 Music History II  3              
EST (0836) 302 Perspectives on Teaching & Learning  3              
MUE (0199) 372 Group Instruction: Percussion Lab  0.5              
MUA (0195) 135 Technology for Music Educators  3              
MUE (0199) 350 Music Education Methods II: Elementary  3              
MUH (0196) 223 Music History III  3              
MUO (0197) 255 World Music Ensemble  1              
EST (0836) 304 Community, Schools and Society 3              
MUE (0199) 351 Music Education Methods III: Secondary 3              
MUA (0195) 413 Conducting & Orchestration 3              
ELY (0802) 301 Literacy for Music Educators 3              
MUE (0199) 414 Music Education Methods IV: Diverse School Settings 2              
MUA (0195) 414 Choral Conducting
or
MUA (0195) 416 Instrumental Conducting

3
 
           

 
 
EST (0836) 305 The Child with Special Needs 3              
MUE (0832) 480 Student Teaching in Music Education 6              
MUE (0832) 490 Reflective Practice Seminar in Music Education 3              
MUO (0197) 280 Improvisation Ensemble 1              
HED (0834) 610 Health Prep for Teachers 1              
Private Instruction1 0.5
Large Ensemble Performance2 0.5
1Students must register each semester for a 0.5 credit course in any of the following areas:
Piano, String, Voice, Brass, Percussion, Organ, Guitar, Harpsichord, Woodwind, Orchestra Performance, Choral Ensemble, Concert Band
2Students must register each semester for a 0.5 credit course in any of the following three large ensembles:

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