Music - Music Education Concentration with Teacher Certification in Music (Preschool-Grade 12) (B.Mus.)

The Bachelor of Music degree with the concentration in  Music Education is designed to prepare students for teaching careers in New Jersey's public schools, as well as community music schools and private or out-of-state schools.

Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification in Music must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive both the Bachelor of Music degree and an initial licensure from the State of New Jersey. Please visit the Teacher Education Program website for the required professional sequence of courses and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students also are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.  Major GPA requirements differ depending on field of study. Consult the Teacher Education Program Handbook for more information.

For further information: Cali School of Music; Academic Program Information

 
 

Program Requirements Overview

General Education Requirements7
World Languages and Cultures Requirements3-6
Major Requirements78-84
Teacher Education Program Requirements39
Total Credits127-136

Major Requirements

Performance Courses
Course must be completed seven times, for a total of 14 credits.14
Applied Music
MUPR 139Performance Practicum (Complete course 7 times.)0
MUPR 485Senior Recital: Music Education0
MUPR 335Elementary Conducting2
MUED 435Conducting for Music Educators2
Music Theory
MUCP 101Theory I3
MUCP 102Theory II3
MUCP 201Theory III3
MUCP 103Aural Skills I1
MUCP 104Aural Skills II1
MUCP 203Aural Skills III1
MUCP 204Aural Skills IV1
MUTC 101Music and Computer Technology I3
Music History
MUHS 106Diverse Worlds of Music3
MUHS 307Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 17003
MUHS 308Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-18903
MUHS 407Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present3
or MUHS 409 Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
Educational Sequence
MUED 203Foundations of Music Education3
MUED 419Choral Methods3
MUED 420Instrumental Methods3
Primary Instrument Requirement
Complete requirements for one Primary Instrument. See list below.24-29
Total Credits79-84

Primary Instrument Area

Guitar

Complete either the Classical Track or the Jazz Track

Classical Track - Guitar
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MSSN 203Keyboard Musicianship III1
MSSN 204Keyboard Musicianship IV1
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 6 times.)3
Complete 4 classes from the following: 2
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 120Band (Complete 2 times.)1
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUPR 207Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MSSN 111Secondary Instrument Voice I1
MUED 105Instrumental Techniques: Strings I1
MUED 106Instrumental Techniques: Strings II1
MUED 304Instrumental Techniques: Brass I1
MUED 305Instrumental Techniques: Brass II1
MUED 306Percussion Instruments1
MUED 307Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I1
MUED 308Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II1
MUED 309Popular Music Techniques1
MUCP 304Theory VI-Orchestration3
or MUPR 255 Problems of Performance
Total Credits27
Jazz Track - Guitar
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MUPR 210Jazz Keyboard2
MUEN 190Jazz Ensemble (Complete 6 times.)3
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 2 times.)1
Complete 2 courses from the following:1
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
MUEN 120Band (Complete 2 times.)1
MUCP 250Jazz Theory I2
MUCP 355Jazz Arranging3
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MSSN 111Secondary Instrument Voice I1
MUED 105Instrumental Techniques: Strings I1
MUED 106Instrumental Techniques: Strings II1
MUED 304Instrumental Techniques: Brass I1
MUED 305Instrumental Techniques: Brass II1
MUED 306Percussion Instruments1
MUED 307Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I1
MUED 308Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II1
MUED 309Popular Music Techniques1
MUGN 109Introduction to Jazz3
Total Credits28

Instrument

Complete either the Classical Track or the Jazz Track

Classical Track - Instrument
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MSSN 203Keyboard Musicianship III1
MSSN 204Keyboard Musicianship IV1
Complete a total of 3 credits from the following:3
Orchestra
Band
Complete 2 credits from the following:2
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 2 times.)1
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUPR 207Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MSSN 111Secondary Instrument Voice I1
Complete 8 courses from the following:8
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Marching Band Techniques
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Percussion Instruments
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
Popular Music Techniques
MUCP 304Theory VI-Orchestration3
Total Credits27
Jazz Track - Instrument
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MUPR 210Jazz Keyboard2
MUEN 190Jazz Ensemble (Complete 6 times.)3
Complete 1 credit from the following:1
Orchestra
Band
Complete 2 courses from the following:1
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 2 times.)1
MUCP 250Jazz Theory I2
MUCP 355Jazz Arranging3
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MSSN 111Secondary Instrument Voice I1
Complete 8 credits from the following:8
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Marching Band Techniques
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Percussion Instruments
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
Popular Music Techniques
MUGN 109Introduction to Jazz3
Total Credits28

Keyboard

Complete either the Classical Track or the Jazz Track

Classical Track - Keyboard
MUCP 310Keyboard Harmony I1
MUCP 311Keyboard Harmony II1
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 6 times.)3
Complete 4 courses from the following:2
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 120Band (Complete 2 times.)1
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUPR 207Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MSSN 111Secondary Instrument Voice I1
Complete 7 courses from the following:7
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Marching Band Techniques
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Percussion Instruments
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
Popular Music Techniques
MUCP 304Theory VI-Orchestration3
or MUPR 255 Problems of Performance
Total Credits24
Jazz Track - Keyboard
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MUPR 210Jazz Keyboard2
MUEN 190Jazz Ensemble (Complete 6 times.)3
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 2 times.)1
Complete 2 courses from the following:2
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
MUCP 250Jazz Theory I2
MUCP 355Jazz Arranging3
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MSSN 111Secondary Instrument Voice I1
Complete 7 courses from the following:7
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Marching Band Techniques
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Percussion Instruments
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
Popular Music Techniques
MUGN 109Introduction to Jazz3
Total Credits27

Voice

Complete either the Classical Track or the Jazz Track

Classical Track - Voice
MUPR 130Introduction to Diction: English and Italian1
MUPR 131Diction Overview: German and French1
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MSSN 203Keyboard Musicianship III1
MSSN 204Keyboard Musicianship IV1
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale (Complete 8 times.)4
Complete 2 courses from the following:1
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 120Band (Complete 2 times.)1
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUPR 207Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
MUPR 441Pedagogy Of The Voice3
Complete 3 classes from the following:3
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
MUED 306Percussion Instruments1
MSSN 121Secondary Instrument Guitar I1
MUPR 200Vocal Coaching0
MUPR 255Problems of Performance3
Total Credits27
Jazz Track - Voice
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MUPR 210Jazz Keyboard2
Complete six times for a total of 3 credits.3
Jazz Ensemble
Complete four times for a total of 2 credits.2
Montclair State University Chorale
Complete 1 credit from the following:1
Montclair State University Singers
Orchestra
Band
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
MUCP 250Jazz Theory I2
MUCP 355Jazz Arranging3
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
Complete four courses from the following:4
Instrumental Techniques: Strings I
Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
Instrumental Techniques: Brass I
Instrumental Techniques: Brass II
Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
Popular Music Techniques
MUED 306Percussion Instruments1
MSSN 121Secondary Instrument Guitar I1
MUGN 109Introduction to Jazz3
Total Credits25
 

Teacher Education Program Requirements

Teacher Education Program Requirements (Teacher Certification in Subject Area P-12)

General Education Requirements

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill General Education categories.

A. New Student Seminar
MUGN 199Freshman Seminar for Music Majors1
C. Communication
1. Writing 3
2. Literature3
G. Computer Science
Music and Computer Technology I (Fulfilled in the major.)
Total Credits7

World Languages and Cultures Requirements

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill World Languages and Cultures categories.

World Languages
Based on placement exam complete one or two sequential courses in one language.3-6
World Cultures
Diverse Worlds of Music (Fulfilled in the major.)
Total Credits3-6

Recommended Roadmap to Degree Completion

This recommended four-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within four years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Guitar

Classical Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MSSN 111 Secondary Instrument Voice I 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Music and Computer Technology I
3
WRIT 105 College Writing I 3
 Credits15.5
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUTC 101
Music and Computer Technology I
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits17
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MSSN 203 Keyboard Musicianship III 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 1 1
MUED - Techniques Class 2 1
MUED - Techniques Class 3 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits17
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 202 Theory IV 3
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MSSN 204 Keyboard Musicianship IV 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 4 1
MUED - Techniques Class 5 1
MUED - Techniques Class 6 1
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
 Credits17
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUPR 207 Beginning Jazz Improvisation 1
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18.5
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 255 Problems of Performance 3
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUED 420 Instrumental Methods 3
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits18
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUED - Techniques Class 7 1
MUED - Techniques Class 8 1
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits13.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits134.5

Jazz Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MSSN 111 Secondary Instrument Voice I 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Introduction to Jazz
3
WRIT 105 College Writing I 3
 Credits15.5
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUGN 109
Introduction to Jazz
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits17
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MSSN 203 Keyboard Musicianship III 1
MUCP 250 Jazz Theory I 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 1 1
MUED - Techniques Class 2 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits18
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 202 Theory IV 3
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MUPR 210 Jazz Keyboard 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 3 1
MUED - Techniques Class 4 1
MUED - Techniques Class 5 1
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
 Credits18.5
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUED - Techniques Class 6 1
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18.5
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUTC 101 Music and Computer Technology I 3
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits15.5
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUCP 355 Jazz Arranging 3
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
MUED - Techniques Class 7 1
MUED - Techniques Class 8 1
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits16.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits137.5

Instrument

Classical Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MSSN 111 Secondary Instrument Voice I 1
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Music and Computer Technology I
3
GENERAL EDUCATION (C1) Writing 3
 Credits16
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
MUTC 101
Music and Computer Technology I
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits16.5
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MSSN 203 Keyboard Musicianship III 1
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 1 1
MUED - Techniques Class 2 1
MUED - Techniques Class 3 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits17
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 202 Theory IV 3
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MSSN 204 Keyboard Musicianship IV 1
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
Ensemble 0.5
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
MUED - Techniques Class 4 1
MUED - Techniques Class 5 1
MUED - Techniques Class 6 1
EDFD 210
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
or Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
3
 Credits17
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUPR 207 1
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub Licence Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUCP 304 Theory VI-Orchestration 3
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUED 420 Instrumental Methods 3
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits18
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUED - Techniques Class 7 1
MUED - Techniques Class 8 1
Ensemble 0.5
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits13.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits134

Jazz Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MSSN 111 Secondary Instrument Voice I 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
Ensemble 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Introduction to Jazz
3
GENERAL EDUCATION (C1) Writing 3
 Credits16
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUGN 109
Introduction to Jazz
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits16.5
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MUCP 250 Jazz Theory I 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 1 1
MUED - Techniques Class 2 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits17.5
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MUPR 210 Jazz Keyboard 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 110
Orchestra
or Band
0.5
Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 3 1
MUED - Techniques Class 4 1
MUED - Techniques Class 5 1
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
EDFD 210
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
or Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
3
 Credits15.5
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUED - Techniques Class 6 1
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUED 420 Instrumental Methods 3
MUTC 101 Music and Computer Technology I 3
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits18
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUCP 355 Jazz Arranging 3
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
MUED - Techniques Class 7 1
MUED - Techniques Class 8 1
Ensemble 0.5
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits16.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits136

Keyboard

Classical Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MSSN 111 Secondary Instrument Voice I 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Music and Computer Technology I
3
WRIT 105 College Writing I 3
 Credits14.5
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUTC 101
Music and Computer Technology I
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits16
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MSSN 203 Keyboard Musicianship III 1
MUCP 310 Keyboard Harmony I 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 1 1
MUED - Techniques Class 2 1
MUED - Techniques Class 3 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits18
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 202 Theory IV 3
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MUCP 311 Keyboard Harmony II 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 4 1
MUED - Techniques Class 5 1
MUED - Techniques Class 6 1
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
 Credits17
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUPR 207 Beginning Jazz Improvisation 1
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 255
Problems of Performance
or Theory VI-Orchestration
3
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUED 420 Instrumental Methods 3
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits18
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUED - Techniques Class 7 1
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits12.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits132

Jazz Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MSSN 111 Secondary Instrument Voice I 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Introduction to Jazz
3
WRIT 105 College Writing I 3
 Credits15.5
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUGN 109
Introduction to Jazz
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits16.5
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MUCP 250 Jazz Theory I 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 1 1
MUED - Techniques Class 2 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits17
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MUPR 210 Jazz Keyboard 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
MUED - Techniques Class 3 1
MUED - Techniques Class 4 1
MUED - Techniques Class 5 1
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
 Credits15.5
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUED - Techniques Class 6 1
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18.5
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUTC 101 Music and Computer Technology I 3
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits15.5
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUCP 355 Jazz Arranging 3
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
MUED - Techniques Class 7 1
MUEN - Ensemble 0.5
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits15.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits132

Voice

Classical Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MUPR 130 Introduction to Diction: English and Italian 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Music and Computer Technology I
3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing 3
 Credits15.5
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUPR 131 Diction Overview: German and French 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUTC 101
Music and Computer Technology I
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits17.5
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MSSN 203 Keyboard Musicianship III 1
MSSN 121 Secondary Instrument Guitar I 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUED 306 Percussion Instruments 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
Techniques Class 1 1
Ensemble 0.5
 Credits17
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 202 Theory IV 3
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MSSN 204 Keyboard Musicianship IV 1
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
Ensemble 0.5
Techniques Class 2 1
Techniques Class 3 1
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
Ensemble 0.5
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
 Credits16.5
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUHS 407 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present 3
MUPR 207
Beginning Jazz Improvisation
or Jazz Pedagogy
1
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 255 Problems of Performance 3
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
MUED 420 Instrumental Methods 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits17
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 200 Vocal Coaching 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUPR 441 Pedagogy Of The Voice 3
Ensemble 0.5
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits14.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits134

Jazz Track

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUGN 199 Freshman Seminar for Music Majors 1
MUCP 101 Theory I 3
MUCP 103 Aural Skills I 1
MUPR 130 Introduction to Diction: English and Italian 1
MSSN 101 Keyboard Musicianship I 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUHS 106
Diverse Worlds of Music
or Introduction to Jazz
3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing 3
 Credits15.5
Spring
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 102 Theory II 3
MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUPR 131 Diction Overview: German and French 1
MSSN 102 Keyboard Musicianship II 1
MUGN 109
Introduction to Jazz
or Diverse Worlds of Music
3
EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
 Credits17.5
Summer
World Language 1 3
 Credits3
Second Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 201 Theory III 3
MUCP 203 Aural Skills III 1
MSSN 203 Keyboard Musicianship III 1
MUCP 250 Jazz Theory I 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
Ensemble 0.5
Techniques Class 1 1
MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 3
MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education 3
 Credits17
Spring
Apply to Teacher Education program
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV 1
MUPR 210 Jazz Keyboard 2
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
Ensemble 0.5
Ensemble 0.5
Techniques Class 2 1
Techniques Class 3 1
MUED 306 Percussion Instruments 1
MUTC 101 Music and Computer Technology I 3
MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 3
SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 3
 Credits18.5
Summer
World Language 2 3
 Credits3
Third Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MSSN 121 Secondary Instrument Guitar I 1
MUED 419 Choral Methods 3
MUHS 407
Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
or Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
3
SASE 320 Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms 3
SASE 321 Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 3
 Credits18.5
Spring
Apply for Fieldwork/Take Praxis/Sub License Needed
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 255 Problems of Performance 3
MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators 2
MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble 0.5
MUEN 120 Band 0.5
MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy 1
MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I 3
MUED 420 Instrumental Methods 3
SASE 322 Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching 3
 Credits18.5
Fourth Year
Fall
MUSI 499 Applied Music 2
MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
MUPR 200 Vocal Coaching 0
MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
MUPR 441 Pedagogy Of The Voice 3
MUCP 355 Jazz Arranging 3
Ensemble 0.5
MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II 3
SASE 450 Clinical Practice I 3
SASE 451 Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
 Credits17.5
Spring
SASE 452 Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies 3
SASE 453 Clinical Practice II 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits141