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Bachelor of Music Education

Designed for those students who are preparing to teach music K-12 in the public and/or private school. Graduates of this degree will be eligible to apply for a temporary teaching certificate in Music (Grades K-12). Graduates should contact the Florida Department of Education for information regarding obtaining a professional teaching certificate.

B.M.E. Course Requirements | 136 Total Hours

General Education Foundation (33 hours)

Specialization required within the General Education Foundation
  • MA 230. College Algebra (3 hours)
  • MH 403. Music History: Antiquity through Baroque* (3 hours)
  • MH 404. Music History: Classical through 20th Century* (3 hours)
  • SCI 201. Introduction to Biological Science (3 hours)
  • MUE 360. Technology for the Music Classroom (3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)


Major (85 hours)

Music Core
  • MT 101. Elementary Harmony (3 hours)
  • MT 102. Intermediate Harmony (3 hours)
  • MT 103. Sight Singing/Ear Training I (1 hours)
  • MT 104. Sight Singing/Ear Training II (1 hours)
  • MT 201. Advanced Harmony I (3 hours)
  • MT 202. Advanced Harmony II (3 hours)
  • MT 203. Sight Singing/Ear Training III (1 hours)
  • MT 204. Sight Singing/Ear Training IV (1 hours)
  • MH 201. Music Literature (2 hours)
  • MH 302. World Music Cultures and Missions (2 hours)
  • MH 403. Music History: Antiquity through Baroque* (3 hours)
  • MH 404. Music History: Classical through 20th Century* (3 hours)
  • ME Music Ensemble
    7 semester hours according to principal (7 hours)**
  • MC 210. Basic Conducting (3 hours)
  • MC 310. Advanced Choral Conducting and Literature (3 hours)
  • MC 410. Advanced Instrumental Conducting and Literature (3 hours)
  • Applied Secondary (4 hours)
  • MG 115. Class Guitar (1 hours)
  • MUS 460. Senior Recital (0 hours)
  • MUS 101. Recital Lab (Every Semester Enrolled as a Music Major) (0 hours)
Professional Education
  • EDU 2005. Foundations and Curriculum of Education (3 hours)
  • EDU 3015. Survey of Special Education (3 hours)
  • EDU 3020. Measurement and Evaluation (3 hours)
  • ESOL 3710. ESOL Curriculum and Methods (3 hours)
  • RED 3005. Foundations of Reading: Early and Emergent Literacy (3 hours)
  • RED 3006. Disciplinary Literacy (3 hours)
Choral Music Education Concentration
  • MUE 211. Introduction to Music Education (3 hours)
  • MUE 350. Materials and Methods for the Elementary Music Classroom (3 hours)
  • MUE 351. Materials and Methods for the Secondary Choral Music Classroom (3 hours)
  • MUE 360. Technology for the Music Classroom K-12 (3 hours)*
  • CHOOSE ONE:
  • MUE 353. Teaching Brass and Woodwind Instruments (2 hours)
  • MUE 354. Teaching Strings and Percussion Instruments (2 hours)
  • MV 411. Vocal Pedagogy (2 hours)
  • MUE 490. Internship in Music Education (12 hours)
Instrumental Music Education Concentration
  • MUE 211. Introduction to Music Education (3 hours)
  • MUE 352. Materials and Methods for the Secondary Instrumental Music Classroom (3 hours)
  • MUE 353. Teaching Brass and Woodwind Instruments (2 hours)
  • MUE 354. Teaching Strings and Percussion Instruments (2 hours)
  • MUE 355. Marching Band Techniques (1 hour)
  • MUE 360. Technology for the Music Classroom K-12 (3 hours)*
  • MT 405. Orchestration (2 hours)
  • MUE 490. Internship in Music Education (12 hours)

* Hours counted in General Education and in total.
** 3 Hours of ensemble credit are counted in General Education and in total.

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