Sep 19, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education (Instrumental Licensure), B.M.Ed. Degree Requirements (129 hours)

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Degree Plan (MUSEDINBME)

General Education Curriculum

GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)

GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)

Select 2 courses with labs:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)

GEC 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Teacher Licensure)


*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major.

**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.

***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.

◊ GEC restrictions apply; see here .

GEC 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum

Major instrument

Must be taken for 6 semesters (12 hours minimum). Summers excluded. ♦

Same major ensemble

Must be taken for 6 semesters. Summers excluded.

Recital class

Must be taken for 7 semesters as:

Teacher Education majors

Teacher Education majors are required to take Praxis II content and PLT tests and have scores reported to Southern Miss (code #1479 prior to graduation)


♦Students must complete at least 1 semester of applied lessons at the 400-level or higher.

* Hours do not count toward degree.

Hours to Degree

129 hours are needed to graduate with a BMEd in Music Education (Licensure) with an emphasis in Instrumental. At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 45 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements  for more information.

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