Oct 19, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Music Education, B.M.


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Requirements for the Music Education Major (Pre-K to 12)


Core Curriculum Requirements:


39 credit hours in addition to the requirements for the major (see Undergraduate Core Curriculum  in the Catalog).

Major Requirements:


95 credit hours, as follows

7 hours of Private Lessons from:


9 hours of student teaching and seminar for certification:


Additional Requirements:


  • Pass applied music examination at the end of each semester of private lessons..
  • Present a recital in major area of concentration during the senior year.
  • Recital attendance (minimum of 49 recitals, 7 each semester of MUSC 199).

Note(s):


TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 135 Credit Hours


B.S. Music Education


This schedule serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

The downloadable engagement plan for this degree includes the schedule below in tabular form.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 200 - Music Theory I
  • MUSC 201 - Aural Skills I
  • MUSC 208 - Keyboard Skills I
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • CORE 100 - First-Year Seminar
  • CORE 101 - First-Year Co-Curricular Passport
  • EDMS 131 - Professional Education
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric

Total (16)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 202 - Music Theory II
  • MUSC 203 - Aural Skills II
  • MUSC 209 - Keyboard Skills II
  • Private Lesson 2
  • Large Ensemble 2
  • EDFD 110 - Human Development & Learning
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
  • CORE 102 - First-Year Co-Curricular Passport
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy

Total (16)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 210 - Music History I
  • MUSC 300 - Music Theory III
  • MUSC 301 - Aural Skills III
  • MUSC 308 - Keyboard Skills III
  • MUSC 312 - Conducting I
  • Private Lesson 3
  • Large Ensemble 3
  • Small Ensemble 1
  • Scientific Perspectives

Total (17)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 151 - Class Voice or MUSC 152 - Class Guitar or MUSC 268 - Guitar Ensemble
  • MUSC 211 - Music History II
  • MUSC 302 - Music Theory IV
  • MUSC 303 - Aural Skills IV
  • MUSC 309 - Keyboard Skills IV
  • MUSC 313 - Conducting II
  • MUSC 351 - String Techniques
  • Private Lesson 4
  • Large Ensemble 4
  • Mathematical Perspectives

Total (18)

Junior Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 320 - Instrumental Methods
  • MUSC 353 - Brass Techniques
  • Private Lesson 5
  • Large Ensemble 5
  • EDSP 380 - Classroom Management
  • Foreign Language Elective 1
  • Historical Perspectives
  • ENGL/CLAS/SPAN 205 Lit & Moral Imagination

Total (18)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 221 - Elementary Methods
  • MUSC 314 - Technology for Music Educators
  • MUSC 352 - Woodwind Techniques
  • Private Lesson 6
  • Large Ensemble 6
  • EDSP 200 - Sp Ed Identification & Issues
  • EDMS 350 - Technology & Topics for Educators
  • Foreign Language Elective 2

Total (18)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 321 - Choral Methods
  • MUSC 354 - Percussion Techniques
  • MUSC 401 - Orchestration and Arranging
  • MUSC 450 - Senior Recital
  • Private Lesson 7
  • Large Ensemble 7
  • EDMS 411 - Clinical Experiences
  • Natural Science Elective 
  • Theological Perspectives
  • Philosophical Perspectives

Total (19)

Second Semester


  • EDMS 471 - Student Teaching
  • EDRE 471 - Content Area Literacy

Total (12)

Scheduling Notes:


  • EDMS 471, Student Teaching and Seminar (9 credit hours) is required for state licensure.
  • The number of required courses will increase if the 5 “flag” requirements (ERS, Diversity, Writing, Oral, and Quantitative) are not fulfilled by courses in the core or major.

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