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Bachelor of Music - Performance/Music Education

Bachelor of Music - Performance/Music Education

  • QS World University Rankings
    110
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 60 months
It is possible to elect a double major within the School of Music. Students must complete all courses required in each field. Such a course of study may be completed in five years or in four years with summer study and requires approval by the Undergraduate Studies Committee. Performance To attain the Bachelor of Music, each student must meet the following requirements: Satisfactory completion of all courses in the chosen program of study, as prescribed by the School of Music Completion of a minimum of 132 credits (please refer to the Boston University Residency Requirement policy) Demonstration of proficiency in all technical and professional courses, including satisfactory recitals at the junior and senior levels (for performance majors) and a recital of original compositions (for composition majors) The curriculum falls into four main categories: Musicianship, Applied Studies and Ensembles, Departmental Requirements, and Liberal Studies Music Education All students must complete courses in musicianship (music theory, music history, group piano, ear-training, and sight-singing), applied studies and ensembles, music education, and liberal studies. The music education courses provide the skills and knowledge to teach music at levels ranging from elementary through secondary schools including classroom music, choral music, instrumental music, and music technology. Music education labs in choral and instrumental music provide authentic teaching experiences for students prior to actual student teaching. Off-campus pre-practicum experiences complement on-campus coursework. Students must complete a 14-week student teaching practicum comprised of a 7-week practicum in at least two of the following areas: Pre-K–5; grades 5–9; or grades 8–12. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible for licensure by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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