Bachelors in Music Education
Did you know music education graduates are needed in almost every public and private K-12 institution that has a music program? Indeed, music education students benefit from a high rate of employment after receiving their music education degree.
If your heart is in both music and education, TWU can help you enhance both passions and turn them into a fulfilling, thriving career.
Bachelors in Music Education Emphasis
The bachelors in music education will allow you to seek Tennessee state licensure in music education for grades K-12. Through classroom and student teaching experiences, you will learn effective teaching techniques as well as enhanced music knowledge and skills to become a strong musician and an even stronger music educator. All music students will give a junior and senior recital and are required to gain proficiency in both voice and piano before junior year.
The music education degree is fun and rigorous. It will prepare you to enter the professional education realm with self-assurance and excitement to mentor and positively change the lives of students in grades K-12.
Music Education Degree Classes
Courses within the bachelors in music education program include, but are not limited to:
Performance and Instrumentation Percussion Instruments
History of Music
Methods and Materials for Teaching Music in Elementary School
You may also earn a Bachelor of Music Education with an emphasis in Church Music. To earn a BME in church music, you will complete the standard music education courses in addition to the church music emphasis classes.
BME in Church Music Courses include:
Music in the Church
New Testament Theology
History of the Christian Church
Introduction to Philosophy
What You Can Do With a Music Education Degree
Popular career paths with this degree include:
Elementary music teacher
Secondary music teacher
Church music director
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If you’re ready to become a music education major at TWU, apply online using our quick and easy format.