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Grand Valley State University    
  Mar 21, 2018
2016-2017 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.

MUS Requirements Credits: 69-73 (three are general education)

Certification Requirements Credits: 39 (three are general education)

Requirements for Music, B.M.E

Music Literature and History (Credits: 12 - three are general education)

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

Piano majors are exempt from this requirement.

Ensembles (Credits: 7-9)

Instrumental Music Majors:

May be repeated for credit.

Students taking applied lessons in wind, brass, or percussion must also take MUS 107 - Marching Band for 2 semesters.

Choral/Vocal Majors:

May be repeated for credit.

Music Program Description

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