The following is a sample four year plan outlining only the required courses for the prescribed major and does not include electives, minors, certificates, etc which can be added upon advisement.

Freshman Year

MUPI 4__ Private Instruction for Primary Instrument
MUS 121 Ear Training & Sight Singing I
MUS 122 Ear Training & Sight Singing II
MUS 123 Harmony I
MUS 124 Harmony II
MUS 139 Introduction to Music Education
MUS 148 World Percussion
MUS 150 Field Experiences in Music Education (100 hours needed)
MUS 170 Percussion Techniques for Music Educators
MUS 183 Class Piano or
MUPI 320 Private Piano Instruction (by advisement) non-piano majors
MUS ___ Performing Organization
ENG 101 Writing: Logic and Rhetoric
EDUC 251 Foundations of Education
PHIL 201 The Classical Mind
PHIL 202 The Modern Mind
EDUC 271 Psychology of Education
TRS ___ Foundations in Theology I

Sophomore Year

MUPI 4__ Private Instruction for Primary Instrument
MUS 221 Ear Training & Sight Singing III
MUS 222 Ear Training & Sight Singing IV
MUS 223 Harmony III
MUS 224 Harmony IV
MUS 150 Field Experiences in Music Education (100 hours needed)
MUS 172 Woodwind Techniques for Music Educators
MUS 173 Brass Techniques for Music Educators
MUS 183 Class Piano or
MUPI 320 Private Piano Instruction (by advisement) non-piano majors
MUS 402 Chamber Music (violin, viola, cello principals) or Music Elective (all other principals)
MUS 403  Chamber Music (violin, viola, cello principals) or Music Elective (all other principals)
MUS ___ Performing Organization
MUS 335 Music of Latin America
TRS ___ Foundations in Theology 2
___ Academic Elective - Math, Science
ENG ___ Literature Elective

Junior Year

MUPI 4__ Private Instruction for Primary Instrument
MUS 321 Form and Analysis I
MUS 323 Orchestration
MUS 325 History of Music I
MUS 326 History of Music II
MUS 337 Basic Conducting
MUS 457 Intermediate Conducting
MUS 150 Field Experiences in Music Education (100 hours needed)
MUS 117 General Choral Techniques for the Instrumental Music Educator
MUS 174 String Techniques for the Music Educator
MUS 402 Chamber Music (violin, viola, cello principals) or Music Elective (all other principals)
MUS 403  Chamber Music (violin, viola, cello principals) or Music Elective (all other principals)
MUS 499F Chamber Music Performance
MUS 399 Junior Solo Recital
MUS ___ Performing Organization

Senior Year

MUPI 4__ Private Instruction for Primary Instrument
MUS 327 History of Music III
EDUC 381 Diverse Learners
MUS 458 Elementary and Middle School Instrumental Methods
MUS 462 Secondary Instrumental Music Methods
MUS 499F Chamber Music Performance
MUS 499 Senior Solo Recital
MUS ___ Performing Organization
MUS 568 Orchestral Lit for String Players
MUS 569 String Pedagogy (string principals only)
MUS ___ Music Elective (non-strings principles)
___Academic Elective - Social Science
___Academic Elective - Free

Ninth Semester

MUPI 4__ Private Instruction for Primary Instrument
423 Student Teaching Seminar
423A Elementary Instrumental Student Teaching
423B Secondary Instrumental Student Teaching