Music Education, Mus.B.

Sample Degree Map

The Music Education, Mus.B. degree prepares graduates for successful and fulfilling careers as music educators across New York state and beyond. Fredonia believes music education is one of the most noble and rewarding career paths, and we strive to create an ideal environment for the training of future music educators. Music education majors receive hands-on teaching experiences in the public schools beginning in the second semester of their freshman year.

The State University of New York at Fredonia is committed to doing our part to provide each student a clear path to graduation. This four-year degree plan is a sample map for fulfilling requirements in the major, the Fredonia Foundations (FF), and other supporting courses. The pathway that you take to your degree may differ somewhat from this illustration, depending on where you start and the detours and side trips you may take along the way. If you are committed to completing your degree in four years, we encourage you to consider signing up for the Fredonia in 4 program. For complete information about this degree program, please consult the university catalog at www.fredonia.edu/catalog

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Music Programweb: fredonia.edu/program/music-ed

Sample Degree Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUED 150 Intro to Music Education 0
MUS 100 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 117 Piano 1
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 121 Aural Skills 2
MUS 123 Music Theory I 3
MUS 125 Lessons 2
MUS 137 Diction .5
MUS 138 Diction .5
Ensemble 1.5
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 16.5

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUED 291 Technology in Music 2
MUS 100 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 118 Piano 2
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 122 Aural Skills II 2
MUS 124 Music Theory II 3
MUS 126 Lessons 2
MUS 139 Diction .5
MUS 140 Diction .5
Ensemble 1
FF Course 3
 
TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUED 210 Guitar 1
MUED 251 Psych/Soc in Music Education 3
MUED 252 Child Abuse Reporting 0
MUED 255 Foundations I Practicum 0
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 200 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 217 Piano 1
MUS 221 Aural Skills III 2
MUS 223 Music Theory III 3
MUS 225 Lessons 2
MUS 231 Conducting I 2
MUS 263 Music History 3
Ensemble 1.5
TOTAL 18.5

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUED 211 Guitar 1
MUED 250 Foundation of Music Ed I 2
MUED 253 Alcohol, Tobacco, & Drug Abuse 0
MUED 255 Foundations I Practicum 0
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 200 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 218 Piano 1
MUS 222 Aural Skills IV 2
MUS 224 Music Theory IV 3
MUS 226 Lessons 2
MUS 232 Conducting II - Choral 2
MUS 264 Music History II 3
Ensemble 1.5
TOTAL 17.5

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUED 301 Teaching General Music – Elementary 2
MUTY 240 Music for Children w Disabilities 1
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 300 Recital Seminar 0
MUS 317 Piano 1
MUS 325 Lessons 2
Ensemble 1.5
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
 
 
TOTAL 13.5

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUED 128 Instruments for Vocalists 2 1
MUED 302 Teaching General Music – Secondary 2
MUED 326 Lessons 2
MUED 356 Practicum 0
MUED 392 Secondary Choral Rehearsal Technique 3
MUS 120 Concert Attendance 0
MUS 300 Recital Seminar 0
Ensemble 1.5
Recital 0
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 15.5

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
MUED 128 Instruments for Vocalists 1 1
MUED 300 Foundation of Music Ed III 3
MUED 303 Literacy Workshop 0
MUED 355 Practicum 0
MUED 391 Elem Choral Rehearsal Techniques 3
EDU 303 SAVE/DASA/Fire Safety 1
Ensemble 1
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
MUED 400 Student Teaching 12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL 12

GRAND TOTAL: 124.5

This Sample Degree Map is based on the requirements published in the University Catalog.

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