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Bachelor of Music Education: Instrumental

The Bachelor of Music Education: Instrumental program is designed for students who are preparing to teach instrumental 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. - Instrumental Course Requirements | 140 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)
  • MU 202. Technology for Music Ministry (3 hours) OR
    MUE 360. Technology for the Music Classroom (3 hours)
Additional Requirements (15 hours)
  • MA 210. Geometry (3 hours)
  • MA 220. Finite Mathematics (3 hours)
  • SCI 202. Introduction to Earth Science (3 hours)
  • SCI 203. Physical Science (3 hours)
  • HI 223. or HI 224. American History (3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (18 hours)


Major (74 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)
  • MT 405. Orchestration (2 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**
  • MC 210. Basic Conducting (3 hours)
  • MC 410. Advanced Instrumental Conducting and Literature (3 hours)
  • Applied Principal (12 hours)
  • Applied Secondary (4 hours)
  • MG 115. Class Guitar (1 hours)
  • Senior Recital in Principal (0 hours)
  • MUS 101. Recital Lab (Every Semester Enrolled in Music Major) (0 hours)
Music Education Professional Sequence
  • MUE 211. Introduction to Music Education (2 hours)
  • MUE 352. Materials and Methods for the Secondary Instrumental Classroom (3 hours)
  • MUE 353. Teaching Brass and Woodwinds (2 hours)
  • MUE 354. Teaching Strings and Percussion (2 hours)
  • MUE 355. Marching Band Techniques (1 hours)
  • MUE 360. Technology for Music Classroom K-12* (3 hours)
  • MUE 490. Internship in Music Education (12 hours)
  • PSY 307. (Developmental) OR PSY 309. (Adolescent) (3 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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