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2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education, B.A.

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Course Requirements for Major

Program Requirements: 50-52 Credit Hours

Principle instrument must be approved by the Music Department. See list of Applied Lessons.

Concentration Requirements

(Choose one (1) of the following concentrations)

Choral Music Concentration: 17 Credit Hours

Instrumental Music Education Concentration: 18 Credit Hours

Total for Major: 109-112 Credits

Liberal Arts Requirements: 32 Credit Hours

Total for Degree: 141-143 Credit Hours

Other Requirements

  1. All music education majors must take a theory placement exam prior to entering the program. Students who pass the exam with an 80% or above may enroll in MMM 170 Music Theory I . Students with a grade under 80% must enroll in MMM 110 Fundamentals Of Music Theory .
  2. All students must pass the piano proficiency exam to receive the degree conferred.
  3. All students must attend Music department concerts and performances.
  4. Students majoring in music education must earn a C- or better in each required course (including concentration requirements) in the major and students must maintain a cumulative 2.5 g.p.a. in all courses required for the degree.
  5. All music majors will have a formal critique (jury) with the music faculty at the end of each session, in conjunction with applied lessons on their primary instrument. A written copy of the jury assessment will be given to the student and a copy of the report will be kept in the student’s file.
  6. All music majors will be required to register each session for MMM 109 Recital Seminar . This course will satisfy departmental requirements for recital performances and content area instruction not covered in major classes. This is a zero credit course.

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