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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education K-12, BS

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Please see catalog section on applying for admission to the Teacher Education Program and other program requirements for additional information. The UMW Department of Education strongly recommends that candidates seek licensure in more than one subject area (by combining one teaching major with at least one other teaching major or minor) to increase their hiring options. A Coaching Option is also available with any teaching major, but does not lead to licensure.

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

General Education 

Music courses used for the Major may also be used to fulfill General Education Humanities requirements

Select 4 credits from the following Lessons courses:

Select 2 credits from choral ensembles and 2 credits from instrumental ensembles for a total of 4 credits:

Student Teaching: 8 Credits

Electives: 5 Credits

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

Music K -12 Major Total Credits: 128

Additional Music Education K-12 Major and Course Information

Technology Requirement: Before registering for EDU 370   or EDU 371   students must have earned a passing score on the Information & Technology Literacy Exam, or at least a B- on either COMS 115   Computer Basics for Educators (4 credits) or CAPP 131   Basic Microsoft Office (4 credits).

Ensemble participation is expected of Music K-12 Minors each semester of full-time attendance, except the student teaching semester.  Also there are piano and voice requirements for the Music Education professional.  Consult
Music faculty for details.

Students in an internship program (e.g. Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 - Internship  for EDU 495S  . Consult with their advisor to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching.  ECP 100   is recommended to fulfill this requirement.

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