Dec 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education (Choral Licensure) BMEd

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The curricula in music education are designed to prepare musicians who will teach in public or private schools or teach privately. The emphasis area is designed to provide a balance between music performance, music pedagogy and general education. These curricula are fully certified by the National Association of Schools of Music, and satisfy teacher licensure requirements.

Music Education (Choral Licensure) BMEd Degree Requirements (125 hours)    

Music Education (Choral Licensure) BMEd Semester Guide    

Availability: Hattiesburg Campus

Admission Requirements:

Program Academic Policies and Requirements:

  • See University Academic Policies and Requirements  
  • See School of Music Academic Policies and Requirements   
  • To satisfy requirements in the state of Mississippi, students seeking the Bachelor of Music Education degree must earn a grade of C or better in ENG 101 ENG 102  and all music courses.
  • A minimum of 30 clock hours of clinical experience is required prior to teacher candidacy (15 hours of observation and 15 hours of practicum). Specific programs may require more practicum hours.
  • Prior to student teaching, students seeking the Bachelor of Music Education degree must:
    • make satisfactory progress with one concentration (e.g., flute, voice) in at least six semesters of applied music study (summers are not included) with at least one semester at the 400-level;
    • present a 30-minute recital (MUP 395 ), open to the public, that is graded “satisfactory” by the appropriate faculty area;
    • complete all coursework with no Incompletes; and;
    • pass the piano proficiency.

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