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Department of Music

Department of Music

Music Department Curriculum


Grambling State University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Music
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Concentration Music Education - Instrumental

Course No.  Course Title   HR
Freshman Year
FALL SEMESTER
 MUS 111  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice I 1
 ED 111  First Year Experience I for Ed Majors 1
 MUS 115  Harmony I 3
 MUS 125  Ear Training/Sight Singing I 1
 ENG 101  Freshman Composition I 3
 MUS 117  String Methods 1
 MUS 127  Brasswind Methods 1
 BIO 103  Principles of Biology 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
 ED 201  Advisee Report 0
 Math 131  College Algebra 3
Total Hours-18
Spring Semester
 MUS 112  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice II 1
 ED 112  First Year Experience II for Ed Majors 1
 MUS 116  Harmony II 3
 MUS 126  Ear Training/ Sight Singing II 1
 ENG 102  Freshman Composition II 3
 BIO 104  Principles of Biology 3
 Math 132  Trigonometry 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-16
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester
 MUS 215  Harmony III 3
 MUS 225  Ear Training/Sight Singing III 1
 MUS 211  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice 1
 SOC 101  World Literature 3
 ED 162  Intro to Teaching 3
 ECON 201  Macroeconomics 3
 HIS 103  History of Western Civilization 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
Total Hours-18
Spring Semester
 MUS 216  Harmony IV 3
 MUS 226  Ear Training/Sight Singing IV 1
 MUS 212  Major Applied Instrument, Piano, or Voice 1
 MUS 319  Music Appreciation for Music Majors 3
 ED 200  Human Growth and Development 3
 HIST 104  Modern World History 3
 MUS VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
 GET 300  Rising Junior Examination 0
 MUS 109  Percussion Methods 1
 MUS 107  Woodwind Methods 1
Total Hours-17
Junior Year
Fall Semester
 MUS 311  Major Applied Instrument or Voice 1
 ED 300  Educational Psychology 3
 SCI 105/CHEM 101  Physical Science 105 or Chemistry 101 3
 Foreign Language  Foreign Language I 3
 MUS 415  Music History 3
 MUSIC VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
 ED 201  Advisee Report 0
 MUS 119  Vocal Methods I 1
Totals Hours- 15
Spring Semester
 MUS 312  Major Applied Instrument or Voice 1
 MUS 401  Music Education 2
 MUS 416  Multi-Cultural Music History 3
 MUS 417  Orchestration and Arranging 3
 MUS 421  Instrumental Conducting 2
 MUSIC VAR  Band, Choir, or Orchestra 1
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
 MUS 120  Vocal Methods II 1
 ENG 200  World Literature 3
Totals Hours- 16
Senior Year
Fall Semester
 MUS 411  Major Applied Instrument or Voice 1
 ED 322  Reading in Middle, Junior/Senior High School 3
 ED 328  Issues and Practices in Assessment 3
 ED 402  Instructional Technology 3
 ED 453  Secondary Advanced Teaching Methods-Residency I 3
 MUS 102  Recital Seminar 0
 ED 201  Advisee Report 0
Total Hours-13
Spring Semester
 MUS 412  Major Applied Instrument or Voice/Recital 1
 ED 427  Classroom Management 3
 ED 455  Student Teaching-Residency II 9
 MUS 425  Music Seminar 1
Total Hours- 14
Service Learning Required 180

Total Hours- 127

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