Music Education/Choral Concentration and Voice Performance, BM

Offered in: Chicago

The Bachelor of Music with a double major in Music Education (Choral emphasis) and Voice Performance is a five-year program which combines teacher preparation coursework with the full range of performance-related studies for singers. All requirements and policies for the Music Education program apply to the double major programs; please refer to the Music Education program of study page. 

Admission requirements

Prospective double majors will prepare the audition requirements for voice, as published on the  CCPA Admission and Audition 

In addition, an interview with the music education faculty is required.

Grade requirements

Satisfactory completion of the music core is a requirement for licensure. The music core consists of the following required music courses: Applied Music 201-204 and 301-303 or 211-214 and 311-314; 6 semester hours of ensemble; two courses from among MUHL 210 MUSIC OF AMERICA, MUHL 251 HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC I, MUHL 252 HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC II, and MUHL 253 HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC III; MUSC 222A MUSICIANSHIP IV:WRITTEN SKILLS/MUSC 222B MUSICIANSHIP IV:AURAL SKILLS/MUSC 222C MUSICIANSHIP IV:PIANO SKILLS; and PERF 240 ELEMENTS OF CONDUCTING. Any grade lower than C in any music core, music education, education, or professional education course is considered a failing grade and will not fulfill degree requirements.

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 to remain in good standing and graduate.

All course requirements must be completed before the semester of student teaching.

Requirements

General Studies
ENG 101COMPOSITION I: CRITICAL READING & WRITING3
ENG 102COMPOSITION II: INTRODUCTION TO ACADEMIC RESEARCH3
ACP 101FIRST YEAR SEMINAR3
ACP 110PRIMARY TEXTS3
ELED 301FOUNDATIONS & COMMUNITY3
MATH 105FOUNDATIONS OF ARITHMETIC (or higher MATH course)3
READ 363TEACHING LANGUAGE AND LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS3
THAR 102MOVEMENT FOR SINGERS3
THAR 206FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING I3
THAR 207FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING II3
HIST 106THE UNITED STATES TO 18653
or HIST 107 THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1865
or POS 101 UNITED STATES POLITICS
Non-Western course (Humanities or Social Science)3
Two Foreign Language courses6
Non-music course of the student's choice3
Subtotal General Studies45
Performance and Musicianship
VOI 211VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 212VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 213VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 214VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 311VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 312VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 313VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 314VOICE (MAJOR)4
VOI 100FRESHMAN PERFORMANCE CLASS (two semesters required)0
VOI 200SOPHOMORE PERFORMANCE CLASS (two semesters required)0
VOI 300JUNIOR VOICE PERFORMANCE CLASS (two semesters required)0
VOI 325SENIOR VOICE PERFORMANCE CLASS (two semesters required)0
ENS 201CONSERVATORY CHOIR6
VOI 199VOCAL COACHING (six semesters required)0
VOI 230YFRESHMAN/SOPHOMORE SHOWCASE (four semesters)0
VOI 330YJUNIOR/SENIOR OPERA PROJECT (four semesters)0
MUSC 121A
MUSC 121B
MUSC 121C
MUSICIANSHIP I:WRITTEN SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP I:AURAL SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP I:PIANO SKILLS
5
MUSC 122A
MUSC 122B
MUSC 122C
MUSICIANSHIP II:WRITTEN SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP II:AURAL SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP II:PIANO SKILLS
5
MUSC 221A
MUSC 221B
MUSC 221C
MUSICIANSHIP III:WRITTEN SKILLS
and MUSCIANSHIP III:AURAL SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP III:PIANO SKILLS
5
MUSC 222A
MUSC 222B
MUSC 222C
MUSICIANSHIP IV:WRITTEN SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP IV:AURAL SKILLS
and MUSICIANSHIP IV:PIANO SKILLS
5
PIA 206FUNCTIONAL KEYBOARD SKILLS FOR THE MUSIC EDUCATOR2
MUHL 210VERNACULAR MUSIC OF THE UNTIED STATES3
MUHL 251HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC I3
MUHL 252HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC II3
MUHL 253HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC III3
PERF 240ELEMENTS OF CONDUCTING2
PERF 211LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR SINGERS I1
PERF 212LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR SINGERS II1
PERF 311LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR SINGERS III1
PERF 312LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR SINGERS IV1
Subtotal Performance and Musicianship78
Music Education/Professional Education
ME 149CAREER SEMINAR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHING1
ME 243CONDUCTING:ART & TECHNIQUE3
ME 310STUDENT TEACHING INTERNSHIP5-12
ME 311CHORAL METHODS FOR ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL3
ME 312CHORAL METHODS FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL3
ME 350METHODS FOR THE ELEMENTARY MUSIC CLASSROOM3
ME 352SECONDARY GENERAL MUSIC METHODS3
ME 351ISSUES IN MUSIC EDUCATION3
Select two of the following:2
BRASS TECHNIQUES
WOODWIND TECHNIQUES
STRING TECHNIQUES
PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
EDUC 202CHILD DEVELOPMENT, LEARNING, AND MOTIVATION3
SPED 219EXCEPTIONAL CHILD & YOUTH3
Subtotal Music Education/Professional Education32
Total Credit Hours155