BME: Bachelor of Music Education

The following is a complete listing of courses required for the Bachelor of Music Education.

Biblical and Theological Core     34 hours

Biblical Cultural Studies and Exegesis – 6 hours

  • BCS 100    Bible Lands and Lifeways     3
  • BEX 200     Hermeneutics     3

Old Testament – 8 hours

  • BOT 150      Old Testament History     3
  • BOT 260      Old Testament Prophecy     3
  • BOT 270      Old Testament Poetry     2

New Testament- 9 hours

  • BNT 150      Acts of Apostles     3
  • BNT 220      Introduction to the Gospels     3
  • BNT 230      Introduction to Paul and New Testament Letters     3

Theology- 8 hours

  • TTH 210, 211     Basic Bible Doctrines 1&2     6
  • TTH 372      Theology of Worship     2

Professional – 3 hours

  • PMN 145     Introduction to Evangelism     3

General Education Core     29 hours

English – 6 hours

  • GEN 110-111    College English 1&2     6

Communication- 3 hours

  • GSP 110     Public Speaking     3

Behavioral/Social Sciences  - 5 hours

  • GPS 110       Introductory Psychology     3
  • GSO 110      Introduction to Sociology     2

Natural Sciences  - 3 hours

  • GSC 200s      Science Elective     3

History  - 7 hours

  • GHI 220       History of Christianity in the Western World     4
  • GHI 230       History of the Restoration Movement     3

Philosophy – 5 hours

  • TAP 210       Philosophy of Religion     3
  • TET 110       Modern Ethical Problems     2

Professional Core     96 hours

Professional Courses in Education – 25 hours

  • PED 101    Introduction to Teaching     2
  • PED 220    Human Development and Learning     3
  • PED 251    Teaching Children with Diverse Needs     3
  • PED 360    Reading for the Child     3
  • PED 390    Music Classroom Management/Clinical Experience     2
  • PED 400    Clinical Field Experience/Student Teaching     12

Professional Courses in Music – 47 hours

  • PMW 111    Beginning Aural Skills     1
  • PMW 112, 210, 212, 310    Music Theory 1, 2, 3, 4     12
  • PMW 113, 211, 213, 311    Musicianship 1, 2, 3, 4     4
  • PMW 160b    Brass Methods     2
  • PMW 160s    String Methods     2
  • PMW 160w    Woodwinds Methods     2
  • PMW 160x    Percussion Methods      1
  • PMW 170    Introduction to Musical Styles     2
  • PMW 275    Conducting     2
  • PMW 312    Form & Analysis     2
  • PMW 315    Orchestration     2
  • PMW 361    Early and Middle Childhood Music Methods     3
  • PMW 362    Music Methods for Secondary School     3
  • PMW 371    Music History and Literature 1     3
  • PMW 372    Music History and Literature 2     2
  • PMW 374    Survey of World Music     2
  • PMW 375    Advanced Conducting     2

Choral/Vocal Track Requirements – 24 hours

  • PMW 140v    Class Voice (major)     2
  • PMW 142-342v    Applied Major Voice (5 semesters) recital required     10
  • PMW 041v    Voice studio (6 semesters)     0
  • PMW 131-232p    Applied Minor Piano (4 semesters: piano proficiency req’d)    4
  • PMW 160g    Guitar Methods     1
  • PMW 360    Choral Methods     1
  • PMW 101-203    Music Ensembles (6 semesters)     6
  • PMW 045_    Non-credit Ensembles (2 semesters)     0

Piano Track Requirements – 24 hours

  • PMW 141-342p    Applied Major (6 semesters) 30-min rec req’d     12
  • PMW 041p    Piano Studio (6 semesters)     0
  • PMW 160v    Voice Methods     1
  • PMW 131-132v    Applied Minor Voice (2 semesters: voice proficiency req’d)    2
  • PMW 387    Practical Keyboard Skills     1
  • PMW 160g    Guitar Methods     1
  • PMW 360    Choral Methods     1
  • PMW 101, 203 or 204     Music Ensembles (6 semesters)     6
  • PMW 045_    Non-credit Ensembles (2 semesters)     0
·    Voice majors must select piano as their applied minor until they pass a piano proficiency.
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Piano majors must select voice as their applied minor until they pass a voice proficiency.
·    Progression toward a Bachelor of Music Education degree requires Advanced Level Approval by a panel of Music & Worship Faculty at the end of the third semester of applied music study.

Total Degree Hours – 159