Music Education/Instrumental Concentration and Orchestral Instrument Performance, BM

Offered in: Chicago

The Bachelor of Music with a double major in Music Education (Instrumental emphasis) and Orchestral Instrument Performance is a five-year program which combines teacher preparation coursework with the full range of performance-related studies for string, woodwind, brass, or percussion players. 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 their major instrument, as published on the CCPA Admission and Audition page.

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 credit 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 ARITHMETIC3
READ 363TEACHING LANGUAGE AND LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS3
PSYC 103INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY3
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 non-music courses of the student's choice6
Subtotal General Studies36
Performance and Musicianship
Major Instrument 2114
Major Instrument 2124
Major Instrument 2134
Major Instrument 2144
Major Instrument 3114
Major Instrument 3124
Major Instrument 3134
Major Instrument 3144
Performance Class for Applied Area0 (eight semesters)
ENS 202SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA8
or ENS 211 LARGE INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
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
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
Select one of the following:3
INSTRUMENTATION/ORCHESTRATION
FORM AND ANALYSIS
ORCHESTRAL LITERATURE
CHAMBER MUSIC LITERATURE
ADVANCED STUDY OF RHYTHM/INTONATION
ELEMENTS OF CONDUCTING
Subtotal Performance and Musicianship79
Music Education/Professional Education
ME 149CAREER SEMINAR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHING1
ME 152BRASS TECHNIQUES1
ME 153WOODWIND TECHNIQUES1
ME 154STRING TECHNIQUES1
ME 155PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES1
ME 161CHORAL METHODS FOR INSTRUMENTAL MAJORS2
ME 200MUSIC EDUCATION LAB (seven semesters required)0
ME 243CONDUCTING:ART & TECHNIQUE3
ME 310STUDENT TEACHING INTERNSHIP5-12
ME 313INSTRUMENTAL METHODS FOR ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL3
ME 314INSTRUMENTAL METHODS FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL3
ME 337MARCHING/JAZZ BAND MANAGEMENT2
ME 350METHODS FOR THE ELEMENTARY MUSIC CLASSROOM3
ME 352SECONDARY GENERAL MUSIC METHODS3
ME 351ISSUES IN MUSIC EDUCATION3
EDUC 202CHILD DEVELOPMENT, LEARNING, AND MOTIVATION3
SPED 219EXCEPTIONAL CHILD & YOUTH3
Subtotal Music Education/Professional Education38
Total Credit Hours153