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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education-Instrumental - Principal Instrument Concentration (BM)

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University Requirements:

College Requirements

Second Writing Requirement:

A Second Writing Requirement  approved by the College of Arts and Sciences. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours, completed with a minimum grade of C-, and the section enrolled must be designated as satisfying the requirement in the academic term completed.


One of the following:

College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements:

Major Requirements:

Minimum grade of C- required in all Major and Professional Studies courses. The concentration designates the student’s principal instrument. A list of instrumental options can be obtained from the Department or the College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center.

Piano Concentration:

Students whose principal instrument is piano and who take private study in piano will substitute four credits of private study on a secondary instrument in place of four credits of Class Piano.


Music Electives:

  • Three credits of music electives, excluding ensemble and private study on primary instrument.


  • One three-credit elective (in any area)


Students enrolling in MUED 377 , MUED 378 , MUED 379 , MUED 478 , or, MUED 479  must have a full, Delaware background clearance with fingerprinting, and proof of a negative TB test before admission to that course.

To be eligible to student teach, Music Education students must have a GPA of 3.0 in their music major and an overall GPA of 2.5. Students must also pass the Praxis II exam in order to enroll in student teaching (EDUC 400 ). Students should consult the teacher education program  coordinator to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 131-132

Last Revised 2016-2017 Academic Year

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