2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 22, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education (B.A.S.)

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Major Requirements

The major in Music education is intended to prepare students to apply for Rhode Island teacher certification in grades PK-12.  Students must audition to be accepted into the department and fulfill requirements for acceptance into the Music Education major. Music Education majors complete 49-51 credits of core courses and 89 credits of major courses to earn a bachelor’s degree. 

Students are required to complete the following courses:

Additional Requirement:

In addition, students will be required to pass comprehensive examinations in music history and theory, and proficiency exams in ear training, piano and guitar prior to student teaching.

Music Education Methods Courses

These courses are designed to provide students studying for the teaching profession with an understanding and functional level of playing instruments as well as a study of voice.  Observation and practice of pedagogical methods in K-12 schools are integral to the instrumental/vocal methods curriculum.

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