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About the Program

The Bachelor of Science in Music Education (EC-12) Is designed principally for students preparing to teach music at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels. EC hyphen 12 music education majors make concentrate in voice, piano, organ, or another instrument.

The music program serves students from within a broad liberal arts curriculum.

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The primary objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Music Education are:

1. To prepare for music education in EC-12's teacher certification and careers in music education in both public and private elementary and secondary schools.

2. To provide performance experiences for musicians of various skill levels through music ensembles, solo performances, and recitals.

3. To provide pedagogical concepts necessary to produce competent music teachers and musicians.

Future Job Opportunities

The music education EC-12 degree program is designed for students preparing for a career as teachers of music in public or private schools. It also provides foundation courses to pursue graduate or professional study in the field of music and to serve as music supervisors and or music coordinators.