BME Instrumental Performance
Arkansas State University
Bachelor of Music Education
Major:  Instrumental Performance
2006-2007
This Degree Program Exceeds 8 Semesters
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
MUS 1100 Recital 0     MUS 1100 Recital 0  
UC 1013 Music Connections 3 x   MUS 1513 Theory I 3  
MUSP 1112 Applied Lessons  2     MUS 1511 Aural Theory I 1  
MUS 1341 Marching Band 1     MUSP 1112 Applied Lessons 2  
HIST 1013 World Civilization to 1660 3 x   MUS 1321 Wind Ensemble 1  
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 x   MUS 1611 Keyboard Skills 1 1  
ART or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Theatre 3 x   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 x
PE  1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 x   MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 x
          ART or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Theatre 3 x
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
MUS 1100 Recital 0     MUS 1100 Recital 0  
MUS 1523 Theory II 3     MUS 2513 Theory III 3  
MUS 1521 Aural Theory II 1     MUS 2511 Aural Theory III 1  
MUSP 1112 Applied Lessons  2     MUSP 3112 Applied Lessons  2  
MUS 1341 Marching Band 1     MUS 1321 Wind Ensemble 1  
MUS 1621 Keyboard Skills 2 1     MUS 2611 Keyboard Skills 3 1  
MUS 3261 Trumpet Technique 1     MUS 2553 Music History I 3  
PHIL 1103 or 1503 or SCOM 1203  Intro to Philosophy or Logic & Practical Reasoning or Oral Communications (Critical Think req.) 3

x

  MUS 3251 Clarinet Techniques 1  
HIST 2763 or 2773 or  US to 1876 or since 1876  3 x   POSC 2103  Intro to Am Gov 3 x
PE PE Activity Course 1     MUS 2231 String Tech 1  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
MUS 1100 Recital 0     MUS 1100 Recital 0  
MUS 2523 Theory IV 3     MUS 4422 Comp. in Electronic Media 2  
MUS 2521 Aural Theory IV 1     MUS 3242 Instrumental Conducting 2  
MUSP 3112 Applied Lessons  2     MUSP 3112 Applied Lessons  2  
MUS 3341 Marching Band 1     MUS 3321 Wind Ensemble 1  
MUS 2621 Keyboard Skills 4 1     MUS 4513 Music History Elective 3  
MUS 4503 Music History II 3     MUS 3271 Hrn/Lbrass Tech. 1  
MUS 3232 Elem. Conducting 2     BIOL or Phys Sci See Gen Ed Science List 3 x
MUS 3231 Flt/Sax Technique 1     BIOL or Phys Sci Lab for Above 1 x
PSY 3703 Ed Psych 3     ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit I or II or Intro to Philosophy 3  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   18  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
MUS 3422 Orchestration 2     SCED 3515 Perf Based Inst Design 5  
MUSP 3112 Applied Lessons  2     EDMU 4573 Meth & Materials 3  
MUS 3341 Marching Band 1     SCED 4713 Ed Measurement with Computer Apps 3  
MUS 3281 Percussion Tech 1     SE 3643 Exceptional Student 3  
SCED 2514 Intro to Teaching 4     Enhancement  See Gen Ed List for Enhancements 3

 x

BIOL or Phys Sci See Gen Ed Science List 3 x          
BIOL or Phys Sci Lab for Above 1 x          
HLTH 2513 Principles of Personal Health 3            
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Year 5    
Fall Semester    
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed          
TIMU 4826 Teaching Internship 12            
Total Hours   12            

Ensembles could be Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Orchestra or Jazz Band 

                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 60     Total Degree Hours 147  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
Minimum 45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
147 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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