Bachelor of Arts in Music Education
The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education provides the proper training for a teaching career. Covering a wide range of disciplines, the course of study provides the future music educator with the knowledge, skills, understanding, and attitudes necessary for becoming a successful teacher of music.
- ED 200 - Principles of Education
- ED 301 - Field Experiences for Education Majors
- ED 302 - Field Experiences for Education Majors
- ED 304 - Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
- ED 310 - History and Philosophy of Education
- ED 320 - The Exceptional Child
- ED 401 - Classroom Assessment
- MU 129 - Beginning Aural Skills
- MU 139 - Music Theory I
- MU 208 - Music Survey
- MU 214 - Woodwind Techniques
- MU 215 - String Techniques
- MU 216 - Brass Techniques
- MU 217 - Percussion Techniques
- MU 229 - Intermediate Aural Skills
- MU 239 - Music Theory II
- MU 310 - Basic Conducting
- MU 320 - Music Composition and Arranging
- MU 329 - Advanced Aural Skills
- MU 333W - General and Elementary Music Methods
- MU 339 - Music Theory III
- MU 400W - Materials and Methods of Teaching Secondary Music
- MU 491-497 - Senior Recital
- PS 101/PS 101H - Introduction to Psychology
- PS 204/PS 204H - Human Growth and Development
- ED 001 Praxis I
- ED 002 Praxis II
- MU 119 Fundamentals of Music Theory or a passing score on the Departmental Entrance Examination
- MU 102 Class Piano I, MU 103 Class Piano II, MU 203 Class Piano III and MU 204 Class Piano IV (or successful completion of the Piano Proficiency Examination)
- Choose 1: MU 303 Music History I or MU 304 Music History II
- Choose 1 per specialization: MU 452 Clinical Practice- Vocal/ Choral-General or MU 453 Clinical Practice- Instrumental-General
- Applied Lessons - Participation required each semester.
- Must take 2 semesters of 100-level applied lessons.
- Must take 2 semesters of 200-level applied lessons.
- Must take 2 semesters of 300-level applied lessons.
- Primary music ensemble (four credit hours.)
- Secondary music ensembles (two credit hours.)
- Piano (four credit hours total, which includes the Class Piano sequence; substitute Voice for Piano and Organ Principals)
Financial Aid, Scholarships & Grants
Limestone works to make education affordable, putting together a financial aid package with need and merit-based financial aid options for every one of their admitted students. 95 percent of Limestone College students receive some type of financial assistance. Generous scholarships are offered to students majoring in music, art and theatre. Students performing an admissions audition can be considered for a fine arts scholarship by completing a Fine Arts Scholarship Application. Supplemental awards are given annually.