BS in Education - Instrumental Music P-12 Major

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component

Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/ EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232, EN 233/EN 234)
One Fine Arts Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Human Growth and Development 1
Area V
Total Hours41

Professional Education Secondary (Grades P-12)

Note:  ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince1
MU 372Introduction to Music Technology 1, 23
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
MU 381Elementary School Music Methods3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Curriculum and Teaching I3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching II4
ED 484Multilevel Student Internship12
Total Hours38

ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Instrumental Music

MU 101Music Theory I3
MU 102Music Theory II3
MU 121Class Voice (or)1
Voice
MU 131Class Piano I (or)1
Piano
MU 132Class Piano II1
MU 141Class Brass1
MU 151Class Percussion1
MU 161Class Strings1
MU 171Class Woodwinds1
MU 190Sight Singing/Ear Training I1
MU 191Sight Singing /Ear Training II1
MU 201Music Theory III3
MU 202Music Theory IV3
MU 231Class Piano III1
MU 232Class Piano IV1
MU 233WMusic in World Cultures3
MU 290Sight Singing/Ear Training III1
MU 291Sight Singing/Ear Training IV1
MU 345History of Music I3
MU 346WHistory of Music II3
MU 361Orchestration and Arranging2
MU 363Form and Analysis3
MU 382Fundamentals of Conducting2
MU 383Instrumental Conducting2
MU 393Instrumental Techniques2
MU 419Senior Recital1
MU 444Secondary School Music Methods3
12 hour sequence with at least three hours at the 300-400 level from the following:12
Piano
and Piano
and Piano
and Piano
Percussion
and Percussion
and Percussion
and Percussion
Strings
and Strings
and Strings
and Strings
Woodwinds
and Woodwinds
and Woodwinds
and Woodwinds
5 hours with at least one hour at the 300-400 level from the following:5
University Band
and University Band
and University Band
and University Band
Shoals Symphony at UNA
and Shoals Symphony at UNA
and Shoals Symphony at UNA
and Shoals Symphony at UNA
2 hours MU small ensemble2
Total Hours68

Note:

  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to educator preparation: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.