BME Four-Year Degree Plan: Vocal/Choral

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
MUS 103 Theory and Musicianship I 3
MUS 107 Recital Attendance I 0
MUS 137 Piano Class I 1
MUS 148 Introduction to Music Teaching 1
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Applied Music (Lesson) 2
Large Ensemble 1
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
Total hours19

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MUS 104 Theory and Musicianship II 3
MUS 108 Recital Attendance II 0
MUS 138 Piano Class II 1
Applied Music (Lesson) 2
Large Ensemble 1
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Life Sciences or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Writing II 3
Total hours19

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
MUS 200 Principles and General Methods of Music Education 3
MUS 203 Theory and Musicianship III 3
MUS 207 Recital Attendance III 0
MUS 237 Piano Class III 1
MUS 239 Introduction to World Music 3
MUS 294 Singing Diction I 1
Applied Music (Lesson) 2
Large Ensemble 1
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours17

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MUS 133 Guitar for the Music Educator I 1
MUS 204 Theory and Musicianship IV 3
MUS 208 Recital Attendance IV 0
MUS 295 Singing Diction II 1
MUS 298 Upper Division Applied Status 0
EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Applied Music (Lesson) 2
Large Ensemble 1
Life Sciences or Physical Sciences (with lab) - General Education 4
Piano Proficiency Exam 0
Total hours18

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
MUS 307 Recital Attendance V 0
MUS 321 Conducting 2
MUS 340 Adaptive Music for Special Learners 2
MUS 345 Music in Western Culture and Society I 3
MUS 518 Choral Arranging 2
PSY 360 Educational Psychology 3
Applied Music (Lesson) 2
Large Ensemble 1
Social and Behavior Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MUS 308 Recital Attendance VI 0
MUS 322 Conducting-Choral 2
MUS 346 Music in Western Culture and Society II 3
MUS 430 Music in Early Childhood and the Elementary School 3
MUS 510 Adolescent and Early Adult Choral/Vocal Literature and Materials for Secondary Levels 3
RDG 474 Reading and Writing in the Content Fields 3
Applied Music (Lesson) 2
Large Ensemble 1
Music Education Elective 2
Total hours18

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
MUS 315 Form and Analysis 2
MUS 407 Recital Attendance VII 0
MUS 410 Middle Childhood and Preadolescent Vocal Methods and Materials 3
MUS 498 Senior Recital 2-4
MUS 530 Vocal Pedagogy and Materials 3
Large Ensemble 1
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Public Issues - General Education 3
GEN 499 University Exit Examination 0
Music Assessment Exam 0
Total hours17

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MUS 488 Seminar in Student Teaching 2
MUS 494 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Music K-6) 5
MUS 496 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Music 7-12) 5
Total hours12
Degree plan last reviewed 06-21-2018.