B.A. in Music Pre-Certification

Curriculum Guide

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.

Course Title Hours
Major Ensemble (Band/Choir/Orchestra) for four years in related ensemble 8
Major Performance 107-408 16
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
English 101-102 6
History 106 3
Humanities 201, Humanities Elective 6
Mathematics 110 3
Physical Education   2
Natural Sciences   3
Social Sciences Selected from SOC 205, PSY 203, POL 201 6
University 101 1
 
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.