Dec 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education - Instrumental Music Education (K-12) Concentration, BM

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Program Code: 552*/552C
CIP Code: 13.1312


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.


To be admitted to the Teacher Education, students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, completed 45 semester hours, completed criminal background check and successfully completed testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS I CORE (or exempt based on SAT or ACT scores). See Admission to Teacher Education . Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission to Teacher Education, Student Teaching and graduation.

Refer to the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook for complete details related to Teacher Education admission, GPA, edTPA, Student Teaching and testing requirements.

Music Education Requirements (7 Hours)

In order to be admitted to the Music Education degree program, a student must earn a grade of “C” or better in MUS 2034 and complete all semesters with a satisfactory grade of “S” in MUS 1500. Teacher licensure programs require a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA from admission into the teacher education program until graduation, including for admission to student teaching.

All courses must be completed with “C” (2.0) or better

Major Requirements (57-61 Hours)

Applied Principal (12 Hours)

For Each Semester

Electives (0-1 Hours)

Total Required (120 Hours)

*NOTE: Reich College of Education policy states: “All proficiencies and professional education courses including reading and methods courses must have been completed satisfactorily with a grade of 2.00 (“C”) or better.” Courses affected by this policy include: MUS 1028 , MUS 1030 , MUS 1032 , MUS 1035 , MUS 1036 , MUS 1037 , MUS 1038 , MUS 1040 , MUS 1041 , MUS 1045 , MUS 1046 , MUS 2030 , MUS 2034 , MUS 2037 , MUS 2038 , MUS 2040 , MUS 2041 , MUS 3020 , MUS 3021 , MUS 3022 , MUS 3031 , MUS 3032 , MUS 3023 , MUS 3034 , MUS 3040 , MUS 3903 , MUS 4030 , MUS 4610 .

All students enrolled in teacher education programs are required to meet licensure-criteria as set by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction prior to their graduation from Appalachian State University. For requirements in teacher education, see the Reich College of Education section in this catalog.

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