Jan 27, 2021  
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Music

Music with Teacher Licensure Option (B.Music)



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Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 128 -131 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Music with Teacher Licensure Option: 93-95 semester hours

This option requires that students follow and meet the requirements for Admission, Retention and Graduation from Teacher Licensure programs as described in the “Teacher Licensure Programs” section of this catalog and as explained at the University Admission to Teacher Education Meeting which all students must attend.  Students must gain University approval to take teacher education courses no later than the end of their sophomore year in order to use the department curricular plan.  Additional information on Admission, Retention and Graduation for Teacher Licensure programs can be found on the College of Education website at https://www.eiu.edu/coe/teached.php.

All B.Mus., Teacher Licensure students must pass the Music Illinois Content Area test no later than the semester prior to student teaching.

Students must receive a “C” or better in all courses used toward graduation, regardless of where they are taken. This includes general education, professional education, major and minor course, all university required courses, and electives. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative and major GPA of 2.65 in order to continue in the program.

In addition to the above-mentioned tests, all students in the teacher licensure program are required to pass the edTPA (teacher performance assessment) in order to receive a teaching license in Illinois or any other state. Students will make their edTPA submission during student teaching.

 

Standard Special Certificate


Music Core Classes (32 Credit Hours)


Keyboard Skills (2 credit hours)


Recital


(Five Semesters)

Technology (2 credit hours)


And One of the Concentrations Listed Below


1. Instrumental Concentration (28 credit hours)


Applied Study (7 credit hours taken over seven semesters)


  • MUS 1120R, 1121R, 1122R, 1123R, 1124R, 1130R, 1131R, 1132R, 1133R, 1134R, 1140R, 1150R, 1151R, 1152R, 1153R, 1154R, 1160R, MUS 1161R
  • MUS 3320R, 3321R, 3322R, 3323R, 3324R, 3330R, 3331R, 3332R, 3333R, 3334R, 3340R, 3350R, 3351R, 3352R, 3353R, 3354R, 3360R, MUS 3361R

All entering majors must enroll in Intermediate Applied Study. By the end of the sixth semester, teacher licensure students must pass the Advanced Study Jury. Applied study then continues at the advanced level.

Ensemble (7 credit hours taken over seven semesters)


2. Vocal Concentration (31 credit hours)


Applied Study (7 credit hours taken over seven semesters)


  • MUS 1110R
  • MUS 3310R

All entering majors must enroll in Intermediate Applied Study. By the end of the sixth semester, teacher licensure students must pass the Advanced Study Jury. Applied study then continues at the advanced level.

Ensemble (7 credit hours taken over seven semesters)


3. General Music Concentration (27 credit hours)


Applied Study (A total of 7 credit hours taken over seven semesters selected from the following)


Must include three semester hours of applied voice:


  • MUS 1110R
  • MUS 3310R

Remaining credit hours in applied study selected from the following:


  • MUS 1110R, 1120R, 1121R, 1122R, 1123R, 1124R, 1130R, 1131R, 1132R, 1133R, 1134R, 1140R, 1150R, 1151R, 1152R, 1153R, 1154R, 1160R, MUS 1161R
  • MUS 3310R, 3320R, 3321R, 3322R, 3323R, 3324R, 3330R, 3331R, 3332R, 3333R, 3334R, 3340R, 3350R, 3351R, 3352R, 3353R, 3354R, 3360R, MUS 3361R

All entering majors must enroll in Intermediate Applied Study. By the end of the sixth semester, teacher licensure students must pass the Advanced Study Jury. Applied study then continues at the advanced level.

Ensemble (7 credit hours taken over seven semesters)


Complete 4 hours from the following ensemble courses:


And complete 3 credits from the following ensemble courses:


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