Program Profile

I. Studies in Music — 71 credits
Theory Skills — 18 credits
MUS 105 Music Theory I 3 credits
MUS 106 Music Theory II 3 credits
MUS 111 Basic Musicianship I 1 credit
MUS 112 Basic Musicianship II 1 credit
MUS 256 Music Theory III 4 credits
MUS 257 Music Theory IV 4 credits
MUS 254 Advanced Musicianship I 1 credit
MUS 255 Advanced Musicianship II 1 credit

History — 12 credits
MUS 201 Intro to Music History I 3 credits
MUS 202 Intro to Music History II 3 credits
MUS 402 Music History Seminar I 3 credits
MUS 403 Music History Seminar II 3 credits

Conducting — 6 credits
MUS 340 Basic Conducting 2 credits
MUS 341 Advanced Choral Conducting and Literature 2 credits
 or
MUS 342 Advanced Instrumental Conducting 2 credits
and Literature
MUS 474 Advanced Choral Methods 2 credits
 or
MUS 475 Advanced Instrumental Methods 2 credits

Keyboard Skills — 4 credits
MUS 109 Keyboard Lab I 1 credit
MUS 110 Keyboard Lab II 1 credit
MUS 209 Keyboard Lab III 1 credit
MUS 210 Keyboard Lab IV 1 credit

Large Ensemble Performance — 7 credits
MUS 182 Mercer Singers 1 credit
MUS 183 Women’s Chamber Choir 1 credit
MUS 191 Wind Ensemble 1 credit
MUS 192 Mercer University Orchestra 1 credit
MUS 197 Mercer University Choir 1 credit

Applied Music Courses — 7 credits
MUS 160-260-360-460 Voice 1 credit MUS 161-261-361-461Piano 1 credit
MUS 162-262-362-462Organ 1 credit
MUS 163-263-363-463Orchestral and Band Instruments 1 credit MUS 169-269-369-469 Harpsichord 1 credit

Performance Techniques — 17 credits
MUS 155 a Modern Language Diction 2 credits
(and b or c required of voice students)
MUS 157 Vocal Techniques 2 credits (required of instrumental students) MUS 215 Sophomore Practicum I 1 credit
MUS 216 Sophomore Practicum II 1 credit
MUS 221 Performance and Instruction 2 credits
Techniques: Woodwinds
MUS 222 Performance and Instruction 2 credits
Techniques: Percussion
MUS 223 Performance and Instruction 2 credits Techniques: Brass
MUS 224 Performance and Instruction 2 credits
Techniques: Stringed Instruments
MUS 350 Orchestration 3 credits
MUS 370 The Elementary School Specialist 2 credits

II. Professional Education (24 Credits)
EDUC 492 Student Teaching 12 credits
EDUC 220 Foundations of Education 3 credits
EDUC 256 Adolescent Health and Development 3 credits
EDUC 283 Fundamentals of Special Education 3 credits
EDUC 357 Psychology of Learning 3 credits

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