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Vocal Music Education Program of Study

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2020-21 Academic Year

 

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

 

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

MUS 101 Music Theory I

3

MUS 104 Aural Skills I

1

MUS 111 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 141 Concert Choir

1

MUS 168 World Music (General Studies CAT 4)

3

MUS 280 Class in Piano I

1

 

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

 

MUS 102 Music Theory II

3

MUS 105 Aural Skills II

1

MUS 141 Concert Choir

1

MUS 281 Class in Piano II

1

EDU 150 Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

General Studies

6

 

 

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

 

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

 

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition

3

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 Studies

 

 

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

 

EDU 275 Intro to PK-12 Instruction

2

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

1

MUS 306 Choral Conducting

2

MUS 381 Class in Piano IV

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 302 Form and Analysis

2

MUS 310 Song and Choral Literature

2

MUS 311 Voice Lessons

1

MUS 423 Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUS 441 Choir

2

SPD 302 Inclusive Practices

3

General Studies

3

 

 

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

 

EDU 310 Reading, Writing, and Assessment in Content Areas

3

MUS 112 Piano Lessons

1

MUS 177 Class in Percussion

1

MUS 300 Chorale Arranging

2

MUS 306 Choral Conducting

2

MUS 308 Teaching Vocal Music 7-12

2

MUS 412 Secondary Education Practicum

0.5

MUS 441 Choir

1

General Studies

3

 

 

SENIOR - 1st semester

 

MUS 310 Song and Choral Literature

1

MUS 401 History and Literature of Music I

3

MUS 411 Content Area Practicum

0.5

MUS 415 Teaching Music Methods PK-6

1

MUS 441 Choir

1

MUS 454 Senior Recital

1

SPD 435/436 Social, Emotional Development, Behavior Intervention and
Elementary Prosocial Classroom Management

3

General Studies

3

 

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

 

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 Education Practicum

2

MUS 402 History and Literature of Music II

1

MUS 441 Choir

1

MUS 454 Senior Recital

1

General Studies

3

 

 

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice

 

 

FIFTH-YEAR SENIOR - 1st semester

 

EDU 452 Clinical Practice and Seminar for Elementary School

6

EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar for Secondary 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 at www.education.ne.gov.