Music Major, School and Community Settings Concentration (Voice 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 schools.

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 Voice
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
MUPR 200Vocal Coaching0
Performance Practicum
MUPR 139Performance Practicum 10
Music Theory/Aural Skills
MUCP 101Theory I3
MUCP 102Theory II3
MUCP 103Aural Skills I1
MUCP 104Aural Skills II1
MUCP 201Theory III3
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUCP 203Aural Skills III1
MUCP 204Aural Skills IV1
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
MUED 435Conducting for Music Educators2
MUPR 335Elementary Conducting2
Music Education Courses
MUED 203Foundations of Music Education3
MUED 419Choral Methods3
MUED 420Instrumental Methods3
MUPR 410Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
Music Requirements for Voice Primary
Major Ensembles
Course must be completed a minimum of 8 times.4
Montclair State University Chorale
Chamber Ensemble
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
Laboratory Ensemble
Complete 1 course 2 times.1
Laboratory Ensemble
Secondary Instrument - Piano
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MSSN 203Keyboard Musicianship III1
MSSN 204Keyboard Musicianship IV1
MUPR 441Pedagogy Of The Voice3
Instrumental Techniques Classes
MUED 105Instrumental Techniques: Strings I1
or MUED 106 Instrumental Techniques: Strings II
MUED 304Instrumental Techniques: Brass I1
or MUED 307 Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I
MUED 305Instrumental Techniques: Brass II1
or MUED 308 Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II
MSSN 121Secondary Instrument Guitar I1
MUED 306Percussion Instruments1
MUPR 130Introduction to Diction: English and Italian1
MUPR 131Diction Overview: German and French1
Additional Requirements
MUPR 255Problems of Performance3
MUTC 101Music and Computer Technology I3
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