Music Education

College of Fine Arts

School of Music | 105 Fine Arts Building | Lexington, KY 40506 | Contact: Brad Kerns - bradley.kerns@uky.edu
Music Education provides students with a strong foundation in music performance, history and theory along with the theory and practices of music education. Music Education graduates are prepared for careers in K-12 music education and go on to lead bands, orchestras, choirs and classrooms across the country.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 126 - 127

UKY Major Map Music Education {DATE l, F d, Y}

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 36 - 37

Fall Semester

18 - 19
MUS 170 | MUS 170 - THEORY I-ELEMENTARY AURAL THEORY
2
MUS 171 | MUS 171 - THEORY I-ELEMENTARY WRITTEN THEORY
2
MUS 001 | MUS 001 - RECITAL ATTENDANCE
0
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
UK Core - Quantitative Foundations
3 - 4
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Performance Course (100 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Elective Course (100+ level)
3

Spring Semester

18
MUS 172 | MUS 172 - THEORY I-ELEMENTARY AURAL THEORY
2
MUS 173 | MUS 173 - THEORY I-ELEMENTARY WRITTEN THEORY
2
MUS 001 | MUS 001 - RECITAL ATTENDANCE
0
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Performance Course (100 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
3

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 29

Piano Proficiency Full Faculty Jury.

Fall Semester

16
MUS 270 | MUS 270 - THEORY II-AURAL THEORY
2
MUS 271 | MUS 271 - THEORY II-WRITTEN THEORY
2
MUS 001 | MUS 001 - RECITAL ATTENDANCE
0
UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason
3
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Performance Course (200 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Elective Course (100+ level)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Spring Semester

13
MUS 272 | MUS 272 - THEORY II-AURAL THEORY
2
MUS 273 | MUS 273 - THEORY II-WRITTEN THEORY
2
MUS 203 | MUS 203 - HISTORY OF MUSIC I
3
MUS 001 | MUS 001 - RECITAL ATTENDANCE
0
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Performance Course (200 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Junior Year Credit Hours: 33

Fall Semester

17
MUS 371 | MUS 371 - INSTRUMENTATION AND ARRANGING
2
MUS 302 | MUS 302 - HISTORY OF MUSIC II
3
MUS 304 | MUS 304 - MUSIC COMMUNICATION I: ORAL COMMUNICATION OF MUSIC
1
Music Performance Course (300 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Spring Semester

16
MUS 303 | MUS 303 - HISTORY OF MUSIC III
3
MUS 305 | MUS 305 - MUSIC COMMUNICATION II: WRITTEN COMMUNICATION OF MUSIC
1
MUS 370 | MUS 370 - THEORY III-ADVANCED HARMONY AND COUNTERPOINT
2
MUS 372 | MUS 372 - MUSICAL ANALYSIS
2
Music Performance Course (300 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Senior Year Credit Hours: 28

Fall Semester

15
MUS 358 | MUS 358 - CONDUCTING I
2
Music Performance Course (400 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Music History (500-level)
3
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
3

Spring Semester

13
MUP 440 | MUP 440 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE RECITAL
0
Music Performance Course (400 level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Music Theory Selection
3
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
3

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