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: 125 - 135

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

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 31 - 32

Fall Semester

15 - 16
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
Secondary Instrument
1
Music Performance Course (100 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1

Spring Semester

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
PSY 100 | PSY 100 - INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
4
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
Piano Proficiency for Music Majors
1
Secondary Instrument
1
Music Performance Course (100 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 36

Fall Semester

18
EDP 202 | EDP 202 - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING
3
MUS 263 | MUS 263 - INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS SEMINAR I
3
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
Secondary Instrument
1
Music Performance Course (200 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1

Spring Semester

18
MUS 265 | MUS 265 - INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS SEMINAR II
3
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
Secondary Instrument
1
Music Performance Course (200 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Education program)
3

Junior Year Credit Hours: 36

Fall Semester

18
EDP 203 | EDP 203 - TEACHING EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS IN REGULAR CLASSROOMS
3
MUS 302 | MUS 302 - HISTORY OF MUSIC II
3
MUS 363 | MUS 363 - INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS SEMINAR III
3
MUS 371 | MUS 371 - INSTRUMENTATION AND ARRANGING
2
Secondary Instrument
1
Music Performance Course (300 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Education program)
3

Spring Semester

18
EPE 301 | EPE 301 - EDUCATION IN AMERICAN CULTURE
3
MUS 303 | MUS 303 - HISTORY OF MUSIC III
3
MUS 365 | MUS 365 - INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS SEMINAR IV
3
MUS 372 | MUS 372 - MUSICAL ANALYSIS
2
Secondary Instrument
1
Music Performance Course (300 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Education program)
3

Senior Year Credit Hours: 22 - 31

Fall Semester

19
MUS 260 | MUS 260 - ESTABLISHING FOUNDATIONAL MUSICIANSHIP IN CHILDREN
3
MUP 440 | MUP 440 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE RECITAL
0
Computer Competency
1
Music Performance Course (400 level)
2
Music Ensemble (100-level)
1
UK Core (Music Education program)
3
UK Core (Music Education program)
3
Elective Course (100+ level)
3
EDC 533 | EDC 533 - TEACHING LITERACY ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES
3

Spring Semester

3 - 12
EDC 377 | EDC 377 - STUDENT TEACHING IN MUSIC
3 - 12