Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in Teacher Education - Choral Music P-12

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component: Choral Music
Area I (Written Composition)6
First-Year Composition I
First Year Composition II
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232) or one literature course and one additional humanities elective
One Humanities and 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
Music in World Cultures
Area V
Professional Education Secondary: Choral Music (Grades P-12)
Note: ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience1
MU 372Survey of Music Technology 2,33
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
MU 381Elementary School Music Methods3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Classroom Management for Diverse Learning Environments and Communities3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching4
ED 484Multilevel Student Internship12
ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Choral Music
MU 011Performance Attendance0
MU 101Music Theory I3
MU 102Music Theory II3
MU 121Class Voice1
or MU 111 Voice
MU 131Class Piano I1
or MU 112 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 195Vocal Diction I2
MU 196Vocal Diction II2
MU 201Music Theory III3
MU 202Music Theory IV3
MU 231Class Piano III1
MU 232Class Piano IV1
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 382Fundamentals of Conducting2
MU 384Choral Conducting2
MU 394Choral Techniques2
MU 419Senior Recital1
MU 444Secondary School Music Methods3
10 hour sequence with at least three hours at the 300-400 level from the following:10
and Voice
and Voice
and Voice
and Piano
and Piano
and Piano
5 hours with at least one hour at the 300-400 level from the following:5
Collegiate Singers
and Collegiate Singers
and Collegiate Singers
and Collegiate Singers
Music Chorale
and University Chorale
and University Chorale
and University Chorale
2 hours MU small ensemble2
Total Hours137


  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to TEP: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience (ED 292), 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.