Music Major, School and Community Settings Concentration (Instrumental Primary) (B.Mus.)

This program prepares students to teach in private schools or enter other music or non-music related fields. It does not lead to certification for teaching in the New Jersey public school.

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

Program Requirements

Students must complete 22 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.     

Music Education Core Requirements
Applied Instrumental
MUAP 121Applied Music I2
MUAP 122Applied Music II2
MUAP 223Applied Music III2
MUAP 224Applied Music IV2
MUAP 325Applied Music V2
MUAP 326Applied Music VI2
MUAP 427Applied Music VII2
Senior Recital
MUPR 485Senior Recital: Music Education0
Performance Practicum
MUPR 139Performance Practicum 10
Music History
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
World Music
MUHS 106Diverse Worlds of Music3
Conducting
MUED 435Conducting for Music Educators2
MUPR 335Elementary Conducting2
Music Education Courses
MUED 203Foundations of Music Education3
MUED 419Choral Methods3
MUED 420Instrumental Methods3
Pedagogy
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
Chamber Ensembles
Select two of the following:1
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop 2
Collegium Musicum
Electronic Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Balkan Music Ensemble
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
Choir Ensemble
Course must be completed a minimum of 2 times.1
Montclair State University Chorale
Classical or Jazz Track
Select one of the following tracks:40-42
Classical Instrument Track
Theory/Aural Skills - Classical
Theory I
Theory II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Theory III
Theory IV
Aural Skills III
Aural Skills IV
Jazz - Classical
Beginning Jazz Improvisation
Ensembles - Classical
Orchestra
Band
Secondary Piano - Classical
Keyboard Musicianship I
Keyboard Musicianship II
Keyboard Musicianship III
Keyboard Musicianship IV
Instrumental Technique - Classical
Secondary Instrument Voice I
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
Additional Requirements - Classical
Theory VI-Orchestration
Music and Computer Technology I
Jazz Instrument Track
Theory/Aural Skills - Jazz
Theory I
Theory II
Aural Skills I
Aural Skills II
Theory III
Aural Skills III
Aural Skills IV
Jazz Theory
Ensembles - Jazz
Jazz Ensemble
Complete one of the following two times:
Orchestra
Band
Secondary Piano - Jazz
Keyboard Musicianship I
Keyboard Musicianship II
Jazz Keyboard and Theory
Instrumental Technique - Jazz
Secondary Instrument Voice I
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
Additional Requirements - Jazz
Jazz Arranging
Introduction to Jazz
Music and Computer Technology I
School and Community Settings Requirements
Pre-Professional Sequence
Select one of the following:3
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
EDFD 200Psychological Foundations of Education3
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
EDFD 221Historical Foundations of American Education3
Methods of Teaching
MUED 320Music Classroom Methods I3
MUED 321Music Classroom Methods II3
Total Credits100-102
1

 Course must be completed a minimum of 7 times. There is no credit associated with this course.

2

MUPR 199 must be taken as a corequisite with MUEN 130.