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: 120 - 142

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

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 28 - 33

Fall Semester

14 - 17
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
MUP 102 | MUP 102 - VOICE
1 - 3
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
UK Core - Quantitative Foundations
3 - 4
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Spring Semester

14 - 16
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
MUP 102 | MUP 102 - VOICE
1 - 3
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 30 - 36

Piano Proficiency Full Faculty Jury

Fall Semester

15 - 18
MUS 120 | MUS 120 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE VOCAL DICTION
1
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
MUP 202 | MUP 202 - VOICE
1 - 3
MUC 196 | MUC 196 - OPERA WORKSHOP
1
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Foreign Language
3 - 4
UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason
3

Spring Semester

15 - 18
MUS 120 | MUS 120 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE VOCAL DICTION
1
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
MUP 202 | MUP 202 - VOICE
1 - 3
MUC 197 | MUC 197 - MOVEMENT FOR SINGERS
1
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Foreign Language
3 - 4

Junior Year Credit Hours: 33 - 39

Fall Semester

17 - 20
MUS 302 | MUS 302 - HISTORY OF MUSIC II
3
MUS 304 | MUS 304 - MUSIC COMMUNICATION I: ORAL COMMUNICATION OF MUSIC
1
MUP 302 | MUP 302 - VOICE
1 - 3
MUC 196 | MUC 196 - OPERA WORKSHOP
1
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Foreign Language
3 - 4
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Spring Semester

16 - 19
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
MUP 302 | MUP 302 - VOICE
1 - 3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Foreign Language
3 - 4
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3

Senior Year Credit Hours: 29 - 34

Fall Semester

15 - 18
MUS 358 | MUS 358 - CONDUCTING I
2
MUP 402 | MUP 402 - VOICE
1 - 3
MUC 198 | MUC 198 - OPERA PRODUCTION PRACTICUM
1
Music History (500-level)
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
Foreign Language
3 - 4
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

Spring Semester

14 - 16
MUS 520 | MUS 520 - VOCAL SOLO LITERATURE
3
MUP 402 | MUP 402 - VOICE
1 - 3
MUC 198 | MUC 198 - OPERA PRODUCTION PRACTICUM
1
MUP 440 | MUP 440 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE RECITAL
0
Music Theory Selection
3
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Performance program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
1
Elective Course (100+ level)
1

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