Apr 26, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Music Education, B.S.


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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 from:


Additional Requirements:


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

Note(s):


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the music and education courses.
  • Students are admitted to the degree programs based upon their musicality and musical literacy rather than on performance accomplishments. Musical background and proficiency in an applied instrument/voice will determine placement within the department.
  • For a copy of Policies and Guidelines, contact the Department of Music.

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 134 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
  • EDMS 131 - Professional Education
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • CORE 100 - First-Year Seminar
  • MUSC 208 - Keyboard Skills I
  • 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
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
  • EDFD 110 - Human Development & Learning
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • MUSC 209 - Keyboard Skills II
  • 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
  • EDSP 200 - Sp Ed: Identification & Issues
  • MUSC 308 - Keyboard Skills III
  • MUSC 312 - Conducting I
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble
  • Small Ensemble
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric

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
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • Private Lesson
  • Large Ensemble

Total (18)

Junior Year


First Semester


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

Total (18)

Second Semester


  • MUSC 199 - Recital Attendance
  • MUSC 221 - Elementary Methods
  • MUSC 304 - Producing Electronic Music I
  • Foreign Language Elective II
  • Scientific Perspectives
  • MUSC 352 - Woodwind Techniques
  • EDMS 350 - Technology & Topics for Educat

Total (18)

Senior Year


First Semester


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

Total (19)

Second Semester


  • EDMS 471 - Student Teaching: Multi-Age
  • 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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