Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Music B.M.—with Concentration in Music Education

Course Requirements

Music Theory

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 230Music Theory I

3

Fall.
MUS 232Music Theory II

3

Spring.
MUS 234Music Theory III

3

Fall.
MUS 236Music Theory IV

3

Spring.

Sight Singing and Ear Training

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 113Basic Rhythm

1

Fall, Spring.
MUS 231Sight Singing and Ear Training I

1

Fall.
MUS 233Sight Singing and Ear Training II

1

Spring.
MUS 235Sight Singing and Ear Training III

1

Fall.
MUS 237Sight Singing and Ear Training IV

1

Spring.

Music History and Literature

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 205Music History and Literature I

3

Fall.
MUS 206Music History and Literature II

3

Spring.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 310Medieval and Renaissance Music

3

Spring (even years).
MUS 311Music of the Baroque

3

Fall (even years).
MUS 312Music of the Classical Era

3

Spring (odd years).
MUS 313Music of the Romantic Period

3

Fall (odd years).
MUS 314Twentieth-Century Music

3

Spring (even years).

Class Instruments

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 104Class Piano I

2

Fall, Spring.
MUS 105Class Piano II

2

Fall, Spring.
MUS 106Class Strings

1

Spring.
MUS 107Class Voice

1

Spring.
MUS 110Brass Class

1

Fall.
MUS 111Woodwinds Class

1

Spring.
MUS 112Percussion Class

1

Fall.
MUS 308Fundamentals of Conducting

2

Fall.

Note: (1) All students are required to take MUS 169. (2) Voice majors are required take MUS 210 and MUS 211.

Applied Music

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 492Senior Recital-Music Education Majors

0

Fall, Spring, Summer.

SEVEN SEMESTERS of each of the following groups:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 091Student Recital Series

0

Fall, Spring.
MUS 161-163Large Ensembles

0.5

Fall, Spring.
MUS 270–286 or 288–289Applied Music (in one instrument)

14

ONE SEMESTER in a second major ensemble

Note: Students must pass Freshman Applied Music Proficiency upon completion of the second semester of Applied Music.

Related Requirements

TWO SEMESTERS of either

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 164-166Chamber Ensembles

1

Fall, Spring.
Or

MUS 268Opera Workshop

1

Fall, Spring.

MUS 164-166: Keyboard majors may substitute 1 credit hour of MUS 164 for 1 credit hour of MUS 366.

Professional Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 315Educational Psychology

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FNED 346Schooling in a Democratic Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MUSE 212Introduction to Music Education

1

Fall.
MUSE 412Practicum in Music Education I

4

Spring.
MUSE 413Practicum in Music Education II

4

Fall.
MUSE 414Practicum in Music Education III

4

Spring.
MUSE 424Student Teaching in Music Education

10

Fall, Spring.
MUSE 460Student Teaching Seminar in Music Education

2

Fall, Spring.

Total Credit Hours: 89