Music Education, grades K-12
The Bachelor of 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. All music students will give a junior and senior recital and are required to gain proficiency in both voice and piano before junior year.
You will take courses including:
- Applied music
- Performance and Instrumentation Percussion Instruments
- History of Music
- Beginning Conducting
- 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.
These classes include:
- Music in the Church
- New Testament Theology
- History of the Christian Church
- Introduction to Philosophy
What can you do with this degree?
- Elementary music teacher
- Secondary music teacher
- Church music director