Music Education (BME) Course Plan

This is an example course plan based on the 2021-2022 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree audit tool.

Year 1

Fall Semester

  • MUS 103 Music Theory I
  • MUS 181 Freshman Applied Major Lessons
  • MUS 100A Keyboard Basics (or proficiency)
  • MUS 014x Colloquia in Music
  • MUS 224 Percussion Techniques
  • Instrumental or Vocal Ensemble
  • Gateway Colloquium
  • General Education Course

Spring Semester

  • MUS 104 Music Theory II
  • MUS 124 Life Soundtracks
  • MUS 183 Freshman Applied Major Lessons
  • MUS 100B Keyboard Basics (or proficiency)
  • MUS 015X Experiencing the Live Performance of Concert Repertoire
  • MUS 223 Brass Techniques
  • MUS 132 Foundations and Principles of Music Education
  • Instrumental or Vocal Ensemble
  • General Education Course
Year 2

Fall Semester

  • MUS 203 Music Theory III
  • MUS 201 Survey of Music History I
  • MUS 281 Sophomore Applied Major Lessons
  • MUS 205 Functional Piano I
  • MUS 015X Experiencing the Live Performance of Concert Repertoire
  • EDUC 257 The Exceptional Child
  • MUS 225 Vocal Techniques
  • MUS 227 Fundamentals of Conducting
  • Instrumental or Vocal Ensemble
  • General Education Course

 

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