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13. FACULTY OF FINE ARTS

13.14 DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

13.14.7 BACHELOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION (BMUSED)

Refer to 11.14 in the Faculty of Education section.

This four-year program, is offered jointly by the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Faculty of Education under the supervision of a joint coordinating committee of the two faculties. The program prepares students to teach secondary choral and instrumental music, Students pursue applied music study on one instrument or voice for seven of the eight semesters. A half-hour public recital is to be given in the fourth year. This requirement may be fulfilled by a one half-hour jury recital before music faculty members with the permission of the head of the Music Department. Students are cautioned to select sufficient courses in one area in order to develop a secondary "teaching" minor (see Secondary Minors in the Faculty of Education section of this calendar in §11.11.4. Students are to seek academic advising in their minor area of study in the Student Program Centre, Faculty of Education. Qualifying for the Professional A Certificate granted by the provincial Ministry of Education will require careful management of all of the options and electives available in the program.

All students in the program register in the Faculty of Fine Arts for at least the first two years. For the following years academic advising may be obtained from either the head of the Music Department (Faculty of Fine Arts) or the chair of Music Education (Faculty of Education). The degree may be awarded through either the Faculty of Education or the Faculty of Fine Arts, depending on individual preference.

The entrance requirements for the BMusEd include those of both the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Faculty of Education. In addition, an entrance examination is required in performance and in music theory to be given by the Music Department. Dates of examinations are available on request from the Music Department. The PGPA required for graduation is 65%.

Students are subject to the academic performance regulations of both faculties, and student progress is monitored regularly by the Joint Coordinating Committee. For details on academic performance see 13.5.2.2 and 11.5.2.

The following courses are required: ENGL 100, ECS 100, 110, 200, 210, 300, 310, 350, and 410; MUTH 211, 212, 221, 222, 321, 322, MUHI 202 and 203, MUPE 283, and 342; courses which will constitute a teaching minor; courses in techniques (MUTQ 285, 286, 287 – semester six only, 288, and a vocal techniques course); EMUS 300, 350 and 366. One semester is devoted to internship ((EFLD 400) with 15 hours of credit to be counted toward graduation. A PGPA of 70% is required in the Music major (includes Music and Music Education courses) in order to proceed to Internship.

Successful participation in two ensembles is required during each semester except internship. For details of this requirement please refer to Ensemble Requirements in 13.14.1.

Bachelor of Music Education (BMusEd) Program
(134 credit hours)

SEMESTER 1
FA 001 (0)
ENGL 100 (3)
ECS 110 (3)
MUTH 211 (3)
MU 221 (3)
MU lesson (2.0)
MUTQ (technique) (2.0)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)

17 credit hrs

SEMESTER 2
ECS 100 (3)
MUTH 212 (3)
MUTH 222 (3)
Minor  (3)
MU lesson (2.0)
MUTQ (technique) (2.0)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)

17 credit hrs

SEMESTER 3
ECS 200 (3)
Minor (3)
MUHI 202 (3)
MUTH 321 (3)
MU lesson (2.0)
MUTQ (technique) (2.0)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)

17 credit hrs

SEMESTER 4
ECS 300 (3)
Minor (3)
MUHI 203 (3)
MUTH 322 (3)
MUPE 342 (3)
MU lesson (2.0) 
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)

18 credit hrs

SEMESTER 5
ECS 210 (3)
EFLD 060 (PLACE) (0)
EMUS 300 (major curr.) (3)
MUPE 283 (3)
E___ (minor curr. course) (3)
MU lesson (2.0)
MUTQ (technique) (2.0)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)

17 credit hrs

SEMESTER 6
ECS 310 (3)
ECS 350 (3)
ECS 410 (3)
EMUS 350 (major educ course) (3)
MU lesson (2.0)
MUTQ 287 (2.0)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)


17 credit hrs

SEMESTER 7
EFLD 400 (Internship) (15)

SEMESTER 8
EMUS 366 (3)
Minor (3)
Minor (3)
MUXX 339 (recital) (3)
Approved education elective (post-internship course) (3)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (1)
MUEN (core ensemble)* (0)

16 credit hrs

*Students may choose from the following list of core ensembles to fulfill this requirement:

MUEN 101 (University Concert Band)
MUEN 103 (University Jazz Ensemble)
MUEN 107 (University Wind Ensemble)
MUEN 131 (University Concert Choir)
MUEN 135 (University Chamber Singers)
MUEN 171 (University Orchestra)

**MUTQ 287 must be taken in semester 6