Music Education (B.M.) - Choral - Resident

Music Education (B.M.) - Choral - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours41-44

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
MUSC 200Music, Art, Worship and Culture3
MUSC 312Music History: Since 17503
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Music Literature Elective 2,33
Major Core
MUSC 105Harmonic Practices and Theory I3
MUSC 106Harmonic Practices and Theory II3
MUSC 107Musicianship I1
MUSC 108Musicianship II1
MUSC 203Commercial Music Theory and Harmonic Practices I2-3
or MUSC 205 Chromatic Harmony
MUSC 204Commercial Music Theory and Harmonic Practices II2-3
or MUSC 206 Chromatic Harmony II
MUSC 207Muscianship III1
MUSC 208Muscianship IV1
MUSC 311Music History: Antiquity - 17503
MUSC 312Music History: Since 17503
MUSC 315Basic Conducting2
Ensemble (refer to chart)
Choose seven credit hours of Ensemble courses7
Applied Music Studies: Primary Instrument (refer to chart)
Choose 12 credit hours of Applied Music Studies – Primary Instrument courses12
MUSC 498Senior Recital1
Applied Music Studies: Secondary Instrument (refer to chart)
Choose three credit hours of Applied Music Studies – Secondary Instrument courses3
Cognate
MUSC 310Principles of Arranging3
MUSC 316Choral Conducting2
MUSC 360Commercial Improvisation Techniques2
MUSC 380Instrumental Overview2
MUSC 393Vocal Diction3
Total Hours69-71

Ensemble (Seven Hours)

Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
Classical Guitar Ensemble I
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
Classical Guitar Ensemble I
University Chorale I
Concert Choir I
Chamber Singers I
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
Classical Guitar Ensemble II
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
Classical Guitar Ensemble II
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Choose one credit hour of the following:1
Classical Guitar Ensemble II
University Chorale II
Concert Choir II
Chamber Singers II
Total Hours7

Applied Music Studies (Primary Instrument 10 Hours)

Students must choose Voice, Piano or Guitar/Strings/Brass/Woodwinds/Percussion as their Primary Instrument

Voice Primary

MUSC 121Voice (Freshman)1
MUSC 221Voice Sophomore2
MUSC 222Voice Sophomore2
MUSC 321Voice (Junior)2
MUSC 322Voice (Junior)2
MUSC 421Voice (Senior)1
Total Hours10

Piano Primary

MUSC 141Private Piano (Freshman)1
MUSC 241Private Piano Sophomore2
MUSC 242Private Piano Sophomore2
MUSC 341Private Piano (Junior)2
MUSC 342Private Piano (Junior)2
MUSC 441Private Piano Senior1
Total Hours10

 Guitar/Strings/Brass/Woodwinds/Percussion Primary

MUSC 151Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Freshman1
MUSC 251Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Sophomore2
MUSC 252Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Sophomore2
MUSC 351Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Junior2
MUSC 352Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion Junior2
MUSC 451Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds Percussion (Senior)1
Total Hours10

Applied Music Studies (Secondary Instrument Three Hours)

Students choosing Voice Primary will take Piano or Guitar as the Secondary Instrument. Students selecting Piano or Guitar as the Primary Instrument must take Voice as the Secondary Instrument.

Voice Secondary

MUSC 120Group Voice I1
MUSC 220Group Voice II1
MUSC 320Group Voice III1
Total Hours3

Piano Secondary

Recommended for students whose primary is not piano

MUSC 243Group Piano III1
MUSC 244Group Piano IV1
MUSC 345Group Piano V1
Total Hours3

Guitar Secondary

MUSC 150Group Guitar I1
MUSC 250Group Guitar II1
MUSC 350Group Guitar III1
Total Hours3

Teacher Licensure

Refer to www.liberty.edu/uguide for licensure information. 3.0 GPA required for Teacher Licensure

EDUC 189Practicum in Education I: Local0
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 389Practicum in Education III: Local0
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
MUSC 210Introduction to Music Education3
MUSC 325Technology and Assessment for Music Education3
MUSC 437Elementary Music Methods and Materials2
MUSC 438Elementary Music Methods and Materials Practicum1
MUSC 490Secondary Music Methods and Materials2
MUSC 491Secondary Music Methods and Materials Practicum1
Gate Courses
EDUC 175School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure0
EDUC 275School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure0
EDUC 375School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure0
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
EDST 480Supervised Student Teaching: External9
or EDST 481 Supervised Student Teaching: Local
Total Hours33

Additional Major Requirements

  • Keyboard Proficiency Exam
  • Freshman Promotional Jury
  • Sophomore Performance Review
  • Attendance at 32 approved concerts and recitals

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 126 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 31.5 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 31.5 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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