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Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Four-Year Plan: Bachelor of Music - Music Major with All-level Teacher Certification

Total Hours: 125

First Year

Fall
MUS 1351 3
MUS 1151 1
MUS 122X 2
MUS 111X 1
MUS 1130 1
ENG 1301  3
 Social Science  3
TOTAL 14
Spring
MUS 1352 3
MUS 1152 1
 MUS 122X 2
MUS 1131 1
ENG 1302
Mathematics
TOTAL 13

Second Year

Fall
MUS 2351 3
MUS 2151 1
MUS 222X 2
MUS 1132 1
MUS 2243)
Computer Literacy
ENG (Sophomore Literature)  3
TOTAL 15
Spring
MUS 2352 3
MUS 2152 1
MUS 222X 2
MUS 2244  2
MUS (Diction or Class Instrument)  1-2*
MUS 2271
COMM 2301
TOTAL 14

Third Year

Fall
MUS 3251 2
MUS 322X (Advanced) 2
MUS 3341 3
MUS (Diction or Class Instrument) 1-2*
MUS 3163 and 3263
Natural Science (Lab)
TOTAL 15
Spring
MUS 4253 2
MUS 3242 3
HIST 1301 3
MUS 3164 and 3264 3
EPSY 3303 3
TOTAL 14

Fourth Year

Fall
MUS 4281 2
MUS 3143 1
RDG 4320 3
POLS 2301 3
ED 4321  3
TOTAL 12
Spring
MUS 4282 2
MUS 3153 1
ED 4322 3
HIST 1302 3
POLS 2302 3
Natural Science (Lab) 
TOTAL 16

Fifth Year

Fall
ED 4315 3
ED 4974 9
TOTAL 12

 

* Students are required to take 2 semesters of diction classes (MUS 2141 and 2142) or 4 semesters of class instruments (instrumental technique classes).  If a student chooses instrumental instead of voice, then the program will exceed 125 semester credit hours.

Departmental Requirements: Piano proficiency certification, successful completion of sophomore upper level exam and senior-level recital in the major instrument, concert/recital attendance, participation in a major ensemble during all semesters enrolled except student teaching, and participation in a small ensemble for two semesters, are required.  Additional study in the major instrument can be required each semester.

* Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320.