Apr 21, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Catalog 
  
2018 - 2019 Catalog

Music Education Major


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Music Department Chair: Dr. Tom Porter

Program Advisors: Dennis Gowen, Dr. Russell Ballenger

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science

Major in Music Education

Department Mission

The Music Department strives to develop a true community of learners where a challenging curriculum is integrated with professional training so that graduates are prepared to excel in their chosen specializations.

Department Outcomes

Graduates of this department:

  • perform instrumentally and/or vocally with artistic competence
  • conduct musical groups with attention to artistic concerns
  • know the field of music study; can use its technical vocabulary and common approaches; can describe current issues and significant artistic works
  • assess their own performance for purposes of continued development
  • work effectively with others and demonstrate respect for them
  • can describe the values of this Benedictine institution and reflect on them in their work
  • contribute to their civic, cultural, and professional communities

The University of Mary Music Program is accredited as an Associate Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Major Requirements


Required Courses:


Four Semesters of Class or Applied Piano


Choose from the below courses:

Four Semesters of Class or Applied Voice


Choose from the below courses:

Total: 149 Semester Credits


Program length: 4 academic years / 128 weeks

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