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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education K-12, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Music Education is offered through the College of Education in conjunction with the Department of Music. This degree provides professional training for students seeking to pursue a career as a public school music teacher. Required courses help students to develop musicianship, performance skills, and instructional strategies. Various field and clinical experiences, in addition to a solo senior recital, are major components of this degree. Students desiring a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education must satisfy all requirements of the Department of Music as well as those of the School of Education. Those requirements are listed under the School of Education portion of this catalog. Graduates from this degree program are certified to teach music K-12, vocal and instrumental in the state of Florida.

Major Requirements

Admission to the Program

Admission to the program in Music Education is specified under the admission section for the School of Education.


The students are required to satisfy General Education requirements, requirements in the School of Education, and requirements in the area of specialization. In addition, students must satisfy all requirements specified by the Florida State Department of Education. A minimum of 130 Hours is required. Additional Hours may be specified. Students must meet with their academic student success coach to ensure proper matriculation and timely program completion.

Music Education K-12: Total Semester Hours = 130

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year


GE = General Education Courses.

*Based on your placement testing scores, these courses may require prerequisites which may extend the number of semesters needed to complete degree requirements. These prerequisites do not count towards the degree for graduation.

**Marching Band Members ONLY, MUST substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 - Marching Band . **ROTC Members ONLY, substitute PE Activity with MY 104 - Basic Military Science  and MY 104 - Basic Military Science . (ROTC)

*** ED352 and EDA352 must be taken together in the same semester.

****Must have passing scores on all FTCE GK tests before registering for these courses.

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