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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
East Carolina University
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music Education, BM


Program Coordinator: Rachel Copeland (A 119-B Fletcher Building; 252-328-4281; skibar@ecu.edu)

Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry general education credit see General Education Program.)

2. Common core - 67 s.h.


MUSC electives - 2 s.h.


Performance groups - 7 s.h.


Minimum of 5 semesters large ensemble is required. Approval of student’s major applied instructor and ensemble directors is required for ensemble registration.

Music education majors whose primary instrument is wind/percussion must include either two semesters of MUSC 1706  or one semester of MUSC 1706  and one semester of MUSC 3277 .

Music majors may count only two semester hours of Marching Band Field Experience (MUSC 1706 , 1 s.h.) for large ensemble credit. Marching Band (MUSC 1705 , 2 s.h.) may not count toward large ensemble credit for music majors. Music majors taking more than 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  or MUSC 1705  must sign a release form to be made available in the music office. The form will help clarify that hours above the required 2 s.h. of MUSC 1706  will not count as part of the Music Education degree plan at ECU, and that these extra hours may lead to additional hours on a student’s transcript before graduation.

Minimum of 2 semesters small ensemble

Keyboard and voice majors must include two semesters of MUSC 3287 . Choral Laboratory (1) (F,S) (P: Completion of or enrollment in MUSC 3156  or MUSC 3217  or MUSC 3237  or consent of instructor) as a small ensemble

Music education - 8 s.h.


(*with at least a C in each to be admitted to internship)

3. Applied music - 21 s.h.


(keyboard, string, voice, wind or percussion)

Applied major - 14 s.h.


  • No more than 6 semesters of 1000-level applied and 3 semesters of 3000-level applied
  • Present a half senior recital

Applied minor - 7 s.h.:


A student who is exempt from any applied minor courses specified must take other applied minor courses to complete the total required hours.

The following to be selected according to applied major instrument: