B.A. in Music Pre-Certification
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Pre-Certification degree is designed for students who desire a career in K-12 Music Education. This program, offered in collaboration with the Department of Music and the Department of Education, leads to the Master in Teaching Degree, a fifth-year program in Education. The University conforms to the accreditation standards of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Division of Teacher Education in the Virginia State Department of Education, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Students who complete this program and the Master in Teaching program position themselves to meet the standards for licensure.
|Major Ensemble (Band/Choir/Orchestra) for four years in related ensemble||8|
|Minor Performance||PIA or VOI 103/105, 104/106, 203/205, 204/206||4|
|Music||119-120, 121-122, 204,211-212 w/lab, 222-233, 305-306, 311, 401||24|
|Music Education||201, 202, 203, 204, 205/206, 207, 302, 303/304, 318, 416/417/418, 530, 535||16|
|Education||200, 300, 302, 506, 517, 550, 608, 610, 623, 648||0|
|Humanities||201, Humanities Elective||6|
|Social Sciences||Selected from SOC 205, PSY 203, POL 201||6|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
All required major courses are to be taken at Hampton University and passed with a grade of "C" or better. Exit requirements include Junior Comprehensive, Piano Proficiency Examination, and Senior Recital. *VOI (Voice) is required for students with a Piano or Organ emphasis and Piano for all others. *See Division of Education Section for Curriculum Outline.