Music Education: Vocal Music, Minor
The Minor in Music for Education: Vocal Music minor is designed to support students who enjoy singing and to provide a competitive edge in the form of a credential for those interested in working with vocal music professionally or as volunteers. The flexible minor allows the student to tailor their interest towards developing skills in performance, conducting, and vocal and choral methods.
The minor also allows students majoring in education (elementary, middle-level, secondary, etc.) an opportunity to stack credentials, providing a competitive edge for supplemental teaching opportunities in their local districts.
To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.
Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher
- Students must complete at least 9 credit hours of MUSI in their minor from SRU.
- Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU.
- A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above).
- A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
- Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all coursework.
|Required Foundations of Music Coursework|
|MUSI 151||Music Theory and Musicking I||2|
|MUSI 154||Musicianship Skills I||1|
|MUSI 203||Musician's Health||1|
|MUSI 253||Music Theory and Analysis II||2|
|MUSI 256||Musicianship Skills II||1|
|Required Foundations of Music Education Coursework||8|
|Introduction to Music Education|
|Vocal & Choral Methods|
|Music Education for Diverse Learners|
|Select 2 credits from the following:||2|
|Class Piano I|
|Class Piano II|
|Class Voice I|
|Class Piano III|
|Class Piano IV|
|Select 4 credits total, 1 at each level (1XX, 2XX, 3XX, 4XX)||4|
MUSI 237, 437
|Music Education Electives|
|Select 4 credits to reach 25 total credits in minor - at least 2 credits must be at the 300/400 level||4|
|Art and Science of Performing|
|Fundamentals of Conducting|
|Fundamentals of Conducting Lab|
|Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary General Music Methods|
|Choral Rehearsal Techniques|
Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.
Important Curriculum Guide Notes
This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.
PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions
MINOR IN MUSIC FOR EDUCATION: VOCAL MUSIC (56E)
Effective: Fall 2022