Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)
The Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.) degree requires 120 to 132 credits and is currently designed to give students knowledge, practice and experience in the following area of study:
- Music education
Note: Previously, the area of Music Therapy was listed as a B.M.E. degree. Effective Jan. 2014, degree requirement information for a bachelor's degree in Music Therapy can be located with the B.M. degree programs. Only the degree name has changed, the program remains the same.
All students applying for School of Music undergraduate degrees (B.A., B.F.A., B.M., B.M.E. & music minor) must audition on an approved instrument.
The music education curriculum prepares individuals to teach music - instrumental, choral, and general - in grades K-12. It also prepares for teaching music to preschool, adult and geriatric populations. Alternative careers for music education majors include church music, music librarianship, music journalism, music composition, and music performance.