Bachelor of Music in Music Education
The Bachelor of Music Degree with a major in Music Education qualifies the graduate to apply for teacher licensure (PK-12 Music). This degree program totals 126 hours for Instrumental Emphasis and 126 hours for Vocal Emphasis. It will necessitate work beyond eight semesters. The student is urged to seek advisement from a Music Education advisor regarding specific course requirements. A distribution of general education requirements for teacher licensure is outlined. Degree requirements include both music and professional education courses. Additional Bachelor of Music degree requirements are described on the Bachelor of Music Overview page. Refer to the music department handbook (online at https://www.washburn.edu/academics/college-schools/arts-sciences/departments/music/current-students.html) for further details concerning this degree and corresponding curriculum.
All students seeking licensure to teach must be formally admitted to the University’s Professional Teacher Education Program. Admission is conditional on recommendation by the Music faculty. For admission requirements, see Education in this catalog.
Students pursuing this degree must complete the General Education requirements as listed in this catalog (with the addition of a correlate requirement in the Social Sciences of HI 105 Introduction to World Music and its History; EN 300 Advanced College Writing, Teaching Emphasis) and the following Music and Professional Education requirements: