Bachelor of Music with a Major in Music With All Level Certification Instrumental Track - Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass (BM)

Hours Required

A minimum of 131 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog. 

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Major
Select 63 SCH of MUSI, MUAP and MUEN courses as follows:
12 SCH of MUAP with at least 6 SCH upper division in primary instrument, and MUAP 4105.12
7 SCH of MUEN Orchestra, at least 3 SCH of which must be at the 3000 level.7
38 SCH of MUSI to include:
MUSI 1116Aural Training I1
MUSI 1117Aural Training II1
MUSI 1181Piano Class I1
MUSI 1182Piano Class II1
MUSI 1211Music Theory I2
MUSI 1212Music Theory II2
MUSI 1302Computer/Electronic Music3
MUSI 2116Aural Training III1
MUSI 2117Aural Training IV1
MUSI 2181Piano Class III1
MUSI 2182Piano Class IV: Music Maj/Min1
MUSI 2211Music Theory III2
MUSI 2212Music Theory IV2
MUSI 3201Score Arranging2
MUSI 3253Basic Conducting2
MUSI 3254Advanced Conducting2
MUSI 3300Music History I3
MUSI 3301Music History II3
MUSI 3133Elementary Music1
MUSI 3183Voice Pedagogy1
MUSI 3346Form and Analysis3
MUSI 4233Secondary Music2
Select 3 SCH from:
MUSI 3127Marching Band Class1
MUSI 3166Woodwind Pedagogy1
MUSI 3168Brass Pedagogy1
MUSI 3188Percussion Pedagogy1
MUSI 3189String Pedagogy1
MUSI 4260Instrumental Lit & Teach Tech2
When enrolled in applied music lessons, students must be concurrently enrolled in both an assigned University ensemble and MUAP 1010/3010.
Professional Education Core
Select 26 SCH from:
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2210Foundations of Education2
EDCI 3224Teaching in Diverse Settings2
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDRD 3320Content Reading3
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
MUSI 4693Music Student Teaching6
Other requirements: Must pass the piano proficiency exam, and must audition with a full-time faculty of the music performance area. The senior recital must be taken concurrently with the appropriate Major area applied lesson (MUAP 32xx).
Total Semester Credit Hours132

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with MUAP 1010) 2
MUEN 1143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 1181 Piano Class I 1
MUSI 1211 Music Theory I 2
MUSI 1116 Aural Training I 1
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with MUAP 1010) 2
MUEN 1143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 1182 Piano Class II 1
MUSI 1117 Aural Training II 1
MUSI 1212 Music Theory II 2
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
 Semester Credit Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
EDCI 2210 Foundations of Education 2
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MUEN 1143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 2181 Piano Class III 1
MUSI 2116 Aural Training III 1
MUSI 2211 Music Theory III 2
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
EDCI 3224 Teaching in Diverse Settings 2
MUAP 1213 Appl Music Instr (with MUAP 1010) 2
MUEN 1143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 2182 Piano Class IV: Music Maj/Min 1
MUSI 2117 Aural Training IV 1
MUSI 2212 Music Theory IV 2
Social/Behavioral Science 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Junior
Fall
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with MUAP 3010) 2
MUEN 3143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 1302 Computer/Electronic Music 3
MUSI 3133 Elementary Music 1
MUSI 3253 Basic Conducting 2
MUSI 3300 Music History I 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Spring
EDRD 3320 Content Reading 3
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with MUAP 3010) 2
MUEN 3143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 3183 Voice Pedagogy 1
MUSI 3346 Form and Analysis 3
MUSI 4260 Instrumental Lit & Teach Tech 2
MUSI 4233 Secondary Music 2
MUSI - Addtl Pedagogy 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
MUAP 3213 Appl Music Instr (with MUAP 3010) 2
MUEN 3143 TAMIU Orchestra 1
MUSI 3301 Music History II 3
MUSI 3254 Advanced Conducting 2
MUAP 4105 Senior Performance 1
MUSI - Addtl Pedagogy 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
MUSI 3201 Score Arranging 2
MUSI 4693 Music Student Teaching 6
MUSI - Addtl Pedagogy 1
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours131
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When enrolled in applied music lessons, students must be concurrently enrolled in both an assigned University ensemble and music convocation.

When enrolled in a University ensemble, students must adhere to Ensemble Participation and Requirements guidelines.

Music Pedagogy, select 3 SCH from MUSI 3127, MUSI 3166, MUSI 3168, MUSI 3188 or MUSI 3189.

Note: Student must audition with a full time faculty of the music performance area.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.