Music or Music + Secondary Education Major

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The Fine and Performing Arts Department offers two tracks, one for Music majors, and the other for students pursuing majors in both Music and Secondary Education (Music Education). Track 1: Music, requires a minimum completion of 56 credit hours. Track 2: Music-Secondary Education requires a minimum of 63 hours. Do note, Track 2: Music-Secondary Education requires the necessary Department of Education courses needed to earn a major in Secondary Education.

Track One: Music

Bachelor of Arts in Music Areas of Study:

  • Brass
  • Organ
  • Strings

  • Composition
  • Percussion
  • Voice

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Woodwinds


  • Perform and pass an audition before the music faculty by the end of the first two weeks of the semester
  • After four semesters of study in music, all music majors must pass a sophomore review. Details of the sophomore review can be found in the Music Major Handbook
  • Pass all coursework required for the major with a C- or better.
  • Complete a minimum of 56 credit hours

All courses are offered at least once every three years.
All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses. 

Music Education

The Music and Secondary Education program is designed for students who wish to teach music at the elementary and secondary level. Upon successful completion of the requirements for this program, certification to teach instrumental and/or vocal music in kindergarten through twelve is recommended by the director of music education to the director of teacher education.


Lessons and Ensembles

MUSC Primary Ensemble (5 hrs)
MUSC Secondary Ensemble (3 hrs)
MUAP Applied Lessons in Major Instruments Level 4 (7 hrs)