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Sample Program of Study - Vocal Music Education (K-12)

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CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

 

MUS 111 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 104 Aural Skills I

1

MUS 110 Topics in Music

3

MUS 101 Music Theory I

3

MUS 141 Concert Choir

1

MUS 280 Class in Piano I

1

General Education - Composition Skills

3

General Education

3

   

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

 

MUS 111 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 102 Music Theory II

3

MUS 105 Aural Skills II

1

MUS 141 Concert Choir

1

MUS 281 Class in Piano II

1

General Education

6

EDU 150 Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

 

 

It is recommended that students should satisfactorily complete the CORE exam before completion of the freshman year.

   

 

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

 

MUS 111 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 141 Concert Choir

1

MUS 171 Class in Strings I

1

MUS 178 Class in Guitar

1

MUS 201 Music Theory III

3

MUS 204 Aural Skills III

1

MUS 208 Fundamentals of Conducting

1

MUS 380 Class in Piano III

1

General Education

3

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition

3

   

 

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

 

MUS 111 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 141 Concert Choir

1

MUS 172 Class in Strings II

1

MUS 202 Theory IV

3

MUS 205 Aural Skills IV

1

MUS 305 Music Technology

2

MUS 306 Choral Conducting

2

MUS 381 Class in Piano IV

1

EDU 275 Intro to PK-12 Instruments

1

 

 

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300/400 level EDU/SPD courses.

   

 

 

JUNIOR - 1st semester

 

MUS 112 Piano Lessons

1

MUS 311 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 302 Form and Analysis

2

MUS 310 Song and Choral Lit (fall even)

2

MUS 411 Content Area Practicum

0.5

MUS 415 Teaching Music K-6

2

MUS 423 Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUS 441 Choir

2

SPD 302 Inclusive Practices

3

General Education

6

 

 

   

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

 

MUS 112 Piano Lessons

1

MUS 177 Class in Percussion

1

MUS 301 Counterpoint

2

MUS 306 Choral Conducting

2

MUS 308 7-12 Vocal Music

2

MUS 311 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 441 Choir

1

MUS 412 Secondary Education Practicum

0.5

EDU 310 Reading, Writing, and Assessment in Content Area

2

General Education

6

   

 

 

SENIOR - 1st semester

 

MUS 311 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 310 Song and Choral Lit

1

MUS 401 History and Literature of Music I

3

MUS 411 Content Area Practicum

0.5

MUS 415 K-6 Music Methods

1

MUS 441 Choir

1

MUS 454 Senior Recital

1

EDU 406 Classroom Management

3

   

 

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

 

MUS 311 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 454 Senior Recital

1

MUS 308 Teaching Vocal 7-12

2

MUS 320 Diction for Singers

2

MUS 402 History and Literature of Music II

3

MUS 412 Secondary Ed. Practicum

1

MUS 441 Choir

1

 

 

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice

   

 

 

FIFTH-YEAR SENIOR - 1st semester

 

EDU 452 Clinical Practice and Seminar for Elem. School

6

EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar for Sec. School

6

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II content test designated for the area(s) of endorsement. For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education website: http://www.education.ne.gov/EducatorPrep/IHE/SkillsTesting/ContentTest-FAQ.pdf