Dec 03, 2022
1. Core Curriculum Requirements (42 hours)
A. Communication/Component Area Option (12 hours)
B. Mathematics (three hours)
C. Life and Physical Science (six hours)
Select two from the following 3-hour courses:
D. Language, Philosophy and Culture (three hours)
E. Creative Arts (three hours):
F. American History (six hours):
G. Government/Political Science (six hours):
H. Social and Behavioral Sciences (three hours)
2. Major Requirements:
Seventy credit hours of music are required. Programs
require a minimum of 42 hours in-residence (on campus), of which 36 hours
must be advanced (300-400 level).
C. Major Applied Medium
Eight hours of MUP 119 and six hours of MUP 319 to attain a proficiency level necessary to meet the graduation recital requirement. MUP 495 is required.
F. Recital Attendance
Seven semesters of MUP 100.001 and subsequent semesters of MUP 100.002
G. Major Ensemble and Additional Requirements:
Seven different semesters, excluding the student-teaching semester, from MUP 133 /MUP 333 (if voice), MUP 134 /MUP 334 (if strings), MUP 135 /MUP 335 and/or MUP 136 /MUP 336 (as in Instrumental Concentration above, if instrumental). Also, MHL 355 , MHL 471 ; MHL 452 or MHL 455 ; three hours from MTC 462 , MTC 463 or MUP 456 , MUP 457 , MUP 464 .
3. One Recital:
- MUP 495 - Recital Credit(s): 0 (a half recital in the senior year) in the major applied
performance field is required.
4. A minimum grade
Of C is required for the following courses in all degree
5. Professional Certification
Component of 18 hours is required for all
certification programs. This includes successful completion of the TExES
Music Content Exam as a pre-requisite to student teaching (usually
completed during the internship semester).
6. Enough additional music electives to total 133 degree hours.
7. A grade
Of at least C in each freshman English course, a C average at SFA,
a C average in work completed in the major and minor fields, considered
separately at SFA. These required averages are based on those courses in each
category that are included in the student’s official degree plan.
8. All students
Must satisfy provisions of the Texas Success Initiative program.
See TSI information elsewhere in this bulletin.
For Certification requirements, see College of Education , Teacher Certification section of this bulletin.