Enriching Talent and Teaching Skills
Music Education students are passionate about teaching young people and fostering their talent and interest in the musical arts. Through this degree, students develop:
- strong musical skills
- excellent organizational ability
- creative thinking
- strong interpersonal skill
What can I do with this major?
- School Band Director
- School Choir Director
- Music educator (K-12)
What are some interesting classes I may take?
- Elementary, Middle and High School Music Methods
- Instrumental Methods (Brass, percussion, strings and winds)
- Vocal Fundamentals
- Non-Western Music
- Advanced Conducting
What internships or partnerships are available with this program?
All Music Education students are required to take a Teacher Assistant Practicum as well as a full semester of student teaching. The music and teacher education divisions work with all the surrounding school districts to place students.