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Grand Valley State University    
2011-2012 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Sep 26, 2018
2011-2012 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Music Education

Students will be required to select one of two emphases: Choral/Vocal emphasis or Instrumental emphasis. Students must earn a minimum of 77 hours in music and 39 hours in professional education.

Vocal/choral majors normally will choose an applied emphasis in voice or keyboard. Instrumental majors normally will choose a standard band or orchestra instrument as their applied emphasis.

Requirements for Music, B.M.E.

MUS Requirements Credits: 77-78 (3 are general education)

Certification Requirements Credits: 39 (3 are general education)

Music Literature and History (Credits: 15 - 3 are general education)

Keyboard Musicianship (Credits: 3 for Instrumental, 4 for Choral/Vocal)

Piano majors are exempt from this requirement

Music Education (Professional) Courses: (Credits: Instrumental 26, Choral/Vocal 25)

Ensembles (Credits: 7)

Instrumental Music Majors:

May be repeated for credit.

For students taking applied lessons in Wind, Brass, or Percussion, two must be 107.

Choral/Vocal Majors:

May be repeated for credit.

Recital (Credit: 1)

Music Program Description

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