Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Concentration: All Level Certification-String (BM ALST)

Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Concentration: All Level Certification-String (BM ALST)

This Bachelor of Music degree and teacher certification program, when successfully completed, prepares a student for All-Level Certification to teach music in early childhood through twelfth grade.

Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Concentration: All Level Certification-String (BM ALST) - Requires a Minor in Secondary Education
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Componenty Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
Major Core
MUSI 1222Theory Of Music I2
MUSI 1223Theory Of Music II2
MUSI 1224Musicianship I2
MUSI 1225Musicianship II2
MUSI 1379Survey of World Music Cultures 13
MUSI 2222Theory Of Music III2
MUSI 2223Theory Of Music IV2
MUSI 2224Musicianship III2
MUSI 2226Conducting I2
MUSI 2348Survey of Music Literature 23
MUSI 3363Structure And Analysis3
MUSI 3376Mus His: Antiq through Baroque3
MUSI 3377Mus His: Classic to Present3
Concentration
XXXX 1201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons Lower-Level8
XXXX 3201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons: Upper-Level4
XXXX 3202 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons with Jr. Recital2
MUSI 1166Study Of Woodwinds1
or MUSI 1167 Study Of Woodwinds
MUSI 1181Class Piano, Level 11
MUSI 1182Class Piano, Level 21
MUSI 2181Class Piano, Level 31
MUSI 2166Study Of Brasses1
or MUSI 2167 Study Of Brasses
MUSI 3110Study Of Percussion1
MUSI 3111Vocal Technq For Instrumentlst1
MUSI 3362Orchestration And Analysis3
MUSI 3166Study Of Strings1
or MUSI 3167 Study Of Strings
MUSI 3367Studies In Music For Children3
MUSI 4224Conducting II2
MUSI 4361Tchq For Wind & String Instru3
MUEN 1117Orchestra (Taken four semesters.)4
MUEN 3117Orchestra (Taken three semesters.)3
MUEN 1118Chamber Music1
MUEN 3118Chamber Music1
Secondary Education Minor - Education Block
CISE 3384The Teaching Profession3
CISE 4364Mth Tch Secondary Schools3
CISE 4378Content Literacy3
CISE 4379Differentiated Pedagogy3
CISE 4380Respon Of Pro Educator3
CIEE 4392Std Tch Elementary School3
CISE 4394Creatng Env For Lrng-Secondary3
CISE 4396Std Tch Secondary Classroom3
Total Hours133
1

MUSI 1379 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and in the Major Core.

2

MUSI 2348 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts) and in the Major Core.

Ensembles

The following performance ensembles are open to all students of the university who qualify by audition:

Large Ensembles

Large Ensembles-
Marching/Concert Band-for Wind and Percussion Students
MUEN 1116/3116Band1
Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band-for Wind and Percussion Students
MUEN 2116/4116Wind Ensemble1
Orchestra-for String Students
MUEN 1117/3117Orchestra1
Chorus-for Vocal Students
MUEN 1111/3111Mixed Chorus1

Small Ensembles

No more than eight hours earned in large ensembles may be counted toward a degree. Small ensembles may be counted if approved by the ensemble director, studio instructor and the Director, School of Music.

Additional small ensembles, such as Jazz Ensemble, Opera Workshop, and Chamber Music are strongly encouraged for those who qualify by audition:

Small Ensembles
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 1115/3115Jazz Band1
Opera Workshop
MUEN 1119/3119Opera Workshop1
Chamber Music (smaller instrumental groups, including piano trios, string quartets, guitar ensemble, percussion ensemble, etc.)
MUEN 1118/3118Chamber Music1
Keyboard Skills and Collaborative Techniques-for Keyboard performance major students only
MUEN 1110/3110Keyboard Skills & Collab Techn1

Ensembles

  • Music majors should enroll in at least one ensemble each semester they are enrolled as full-time students (except the student teaching semester).
  • Students enrolled in studio instruction should be concurrently enrolled in an ensemble.
  • Jazz Ensemble will not normally be considered to be the major ensemble for graduation hours.
  • Students should not be enrolled in more than 2 ensembles per semester.
  • Music Therapy majors must participate in 6 semesters of ensemble.

NOTE: Modifications or exceptions may be made in rare or unusual circumstances, but require approval by the Director, School of Music in coordination with ensemble directors and studio instructors.

Marching Band (for Wind and Percussion students)

  • Students in the BM ALIN (instrumental) Teacher Certification program are required to be in Marching Band for 3 semesters.
  • Music Performance Majors are required to be in Marching Band for 2 semesters.
  • Music Therapy Majors, music minors, and non-majors are encouraged to participate in Marching Band.

For information regarding Common Course numbers for Ensemble, please refer to the Common Course listing in this catalog.

Ind. Performances/Applied Music Instruction and Practicums (Music Therapy)

Applied Music Instruction (Instrument, Voice, Music Therapy Practicum)
Bassoon
BSSN 1201Ind Performances-Bassoon2
BSSN 3201Ind Performances-Bassoon2
BSSN 3202Applied Bassoon W/ Jr Recital2
Cello
VNCL 1201Ind Performances-Violncello2
VNCL 3201Ind Performances-Violncello2
VNCL 3202Applied Cello W/ Jr Recital2
Clarinet
CLAR 1201Ind Performances-Clarinet2
CLAR 3201Ind Performances-Clarinet2
CLAR 3202Applied Clarinet W/ Jr Recital2
Composition
COMP 1101Applied Composition I1
COMP 3301Applied Composition II3
Euphonium
EUPH 1201Ind Performances-Euphonium2
EUPH 3201Ind Performances-Euphonium2
EUPH 3202Applied Euphonium w/Jr Rectl2
Flute
FLUT 1201Ind Performances-Flute2
FLUT 3201Ind Performances-Flute2
FLUT 3202Applied Flute W/ Jr Recital2
French Horn
HORN 1201Ind Performances-Frnch Horn2
HORN 3201Ind Performances-Frnch Horn2
HORN 3202Applied Horn With Jr Recital2
Guitar
GUIT 1201Ind Performances-Guitar2
GUIT 3201Ind Performances-Guitar2
GUIT 3202Applied Guitar W/ Jr Recital2
Harp
HARP 1201Harp2
HARP 3201Harp2
HARP 3202Applied Harp W/ Jr Recital2
Oboe
OBOE 1201Ind Performances-Oboe2
OBOE 3201Ind Performances-Oboe2
OBOE 3202Applied Oboe With Jr Recital2
Organ
ORGN 1201Ind Performances-Organ2
ORGN 3201Ind Performances-Organ I2
ORGN 3202Applied Organ With Jr Recital2
Percussion
PERC 1201Ind Performances-Percussion2
PERC 3201Ind Performances-Percussion2
PERC 3202Applied Percussion W/ Jr Rectl2
Piano
PIAN 1201Ind Performances-Piano2
PIAN 3201Ind Performances-Piano2
PIAN 3202Applied Piano With Jr Recital2
Saxophone
SAXO 1201Ind Performances-Saxophone2
SAXO 3201Ind Performances-Saxophone2
SAXO 3202Applied Saxophone W/ Jr Recitl2
String Bass
STBS 1201Ind Performances-Strg Bass2
STBS 3201Ind Performances-Strg Bass2
STBS 3202Applied String Bass W/ Jr Rect2
Trumpet
TRMT 1201Ind Performances-Trumpet2
TRMT 3201Ind Performances-Trumpet2
TRMT 3202Applied Trumpet W/ Jr Recital2
Tuba
TUBA 1201Ind Performances-Tuba2
TUBA 3201Ind Performances-Tuba2
TUBA 3202Applied Tuba With Jr Recital2
Trombone
TRMB 1201Ind Performances-Trombone2
TRMB 3201Ind Performances-Trombone2
TRMB 3202Applied Trombone W/ Jr Recital2
Viola
VIOL 1201Ind Performances-Viola2
VIOL 3201Ind Performances-Viola2
VIOL 3202Applice Viola W/ Jr Recital2
Violin
VILN 1201Individual Performances-Violin2
VILN 3201Individual Performances-Violin2
VILN 3202Applied Violin W/ Jr Recital2
Voice
VOIC 1201Ind Performances-Voice2
VOIC 3201Ind Performances-Voice2
VOIC 3202Applied Voice With Jr Recital2
Practicum – Early Childhood
MUSI 3117Practicum In Music Therapy I1
Practicum – Special Needs
MUSI 3118Practicum In Music Therapy II1
Practicum – Psychiatric/Geriatric
MUSI 4110Practicum In Music Therapy III1
Practicum – Medical
MUSI 4111Practicum In Music Therapy IV1

Applied Music Fees

Students enrolled in Applied Music Instruction are required to pay a fee at the time of registration on a per-course basis each semester:

Texas ResidentNonresident
Semester Hours Amount Semester Hours Amount
2-hour course$60.002-hour course$60.00
4-hour course$75.004-hour course$75.00

There is no additional charge for use of practice rooms.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area I 3Component Area I 3
Component Area VI 3Component Area II 3
MUSI 137913Component Area VI 3
MUEN 11171MUEN 11171
MUEN 11181MUSI 12232
MUSI 11811MUSI 12252
MUSI 12222MUSI 1167 or 11661
MUSI 12242MUSI 11821
XXXX 1201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons2XXXX 1201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons2
 18 18
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VII 3Component Area III 4
Component Area IX 1Component Area VII 3
MUSI 21811Component Area VIII 3
MUEN 11171MUEN 11171
MUSI 2166 or 21671MUSI 22232
MUSI 22222MUSI 31111
MUSI 22242MUSI 33763
MUSI 234823XXXX 1201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons2
MUSI 31101 
XXXX 1201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons2 
 17 19
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
MUSI 22262MUEN 31171
MUEN 31171MUSI 33623
MUSI 3166 or 31671MUSI 42242
MUEN 31181MUSI 43613
MUSI 33633XXXX 3201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons2
MUSI 33673CISE 43783
MUSI 33773CISE 43803
XXXX 3201 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons2 
CISE 33843 
 19 17
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4CIEE 43923
Component Area IX 3CISE 43943
CISE 43643CISE 43963
CISE 43793 
MUEN 31171 
XXXX 3202 Ind. Performances-Applied Lessons with Junior Recital 2 
 16 9
Total Hours: 133
1

 Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture).

2

 Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts).