Oct 31, 2020  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021

K-12 Music Education Composite (BME)


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K-12 music education candidates must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.70 and a 2.70 GPA in the major. For more information regarding admission requirements and certification policies, see Teacher Education in this catalog.

Program Requirements


Applied Music (8 credits Major Area)


Applied Music (4 credits Secondary Area)


Piano Proficiency (2 credits)


Methods (10 credits)


Must take 8 credits from major emphasis area plus an additional 2 from the list below.

Conducting (6 credits)


Electives (2 credits)


Teacher Education Requirements - BME (31 credits)


As recommended by NSU's Millicent Atkins School of Educaton.

General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communcation (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BSEd and BME)


  • 3 credits
  • 3 credits
  • 3 credits
  • 3 credits
  • In addition to fulfilling all General Education Requirements, candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Education or Bachelor of Music Education degrees must take the professional education course work required for certification in the state of South Dakota. See Teacher Education and specific requirements for Elementary Education; and K-12 Certification requirements for majors including Art, Health/Physical Education, Music, World Languages, and Special Education. See Secondary Education for BSEd majors in Biology, Chemistry, English, History, and Mathematics. Of these requirements, EDFN 475 , satisfies the Human Values goal for all majors. BSEd Art Education majors are allowed to take EDFN 475  or ARTH 250  .

TOTAL DEGREE: 136 CREDITS


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