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Grand Valley State University    
 
    
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 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


Click here for the program description.