The Bachelor of Music in Pedagogy degree is designed for students contemplating a career as a private studio music teacher. This curriculum also will give the student musical breadth and is excellent preparation for graduate school studies in a variety of music-related fields.

Students are required to complete the General Education requirements  (normally 32 hours) and all Graduation Requirements.  Total hours required for degree: 124 hours minimum.
In order to meet all major requirements, hours needed may exceed 124.

Music Theory & Composition (MUTC)15
Music Theory 1-4
MUTC 151Music Theory I3
MUTC 171Music Theory II3
MUTC 241Music Theory III2
MUTC 261Music Theory IV3
Aural Skills 1-4
MUTC 152Aural Skills I1
MUTC 172Aural Skills II1
MUTC 252Aural Skills III1
MUTC 272Aural Skills IV1
Context Studies (MUCS)20
MUCS 261Music Before 16002
MUCS 262Baroque and Classical Music Eras4
MUCS 263Nineteenth-Century Music2
MUCS 274World Music4
MUCS 361Twentieth-Century Music4
MUCS 494Senior Capstone2
MUCS 323, 324, 326, 327, 328, 329 (2 hrs Literature of the Instrument)2
Methods Studies (MUMS)26
MUMS 115Intro to Music Studies2
MUMS 248
MUMS 346
Basic Conducting
and Conducting Lab
MUMS 255Principles of Pedagogy I2
MUMS 321Principles of Pedagogy II (any section)2
or MUMS 372 Principles of Pedagogy: Suzuki I
MUMS 355Group Pedagogy3
MUMS 356Studio Administration2
MUMS 385Applied Pedagogy I2
MUMS 455Applied Pedagogy II2
Select 8 credits of electives (any MUMS courses)8
Individual Performance (MUIP)22
Select 18 credits from MUIP 201 - MUIP 422 in Primary Instrument 118
Select 4 credits from MUIP 201 - 422 (may include principal instrument) 14
Ensemble Performance (MUEP)6
MUEP 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218 ( Large Ensemble, 8 semesters)4
MUEP 356, 357, 358, 371 (Chamber Music)2
Music Electives4
Select 4 credits of any music course(s) other than MUCS 101, 102, 103 or MUTC 101
Recital and Concert Attendance (MUEP)
MUEP 219Recital & Concert Attendance (8 semesters)0
Senior Half Recital
MUIP 492Half Senior Recital0
Piano Proficiency - Consult Conservatory Handbook 2
Free Electives5
Select 5 credits (may include music)
Total Hours required for degree 3124 hours minimum

Select courses tab and go to  Individual Performance Studies (MUIP) for course listings.


 Conservatory Handbook


In order to meet all degree requirements, hours needed may exceed 124 hours.