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COURSE TITLE S.H.
FIRST YEAR REQUIREMENT -STUDENT SUCCESS
YSU 1500Success Seminar1-2
or SS 1500 Strong Start Success Seminar
or HONR 1500 Intro to Honors
General Education Requirements
ENGL 1550Writing 13-4
or ENGL 1549 Writing 1 with Support
ENGL 1551Writing 23
CMST 1545Communication Foundations3
MATH 2623Quantitative Reasoning 13
Arts and Humanities (6 hours satisfied by MUHL 3772, MUHL 3773, or MUHL 3774)
Natural Science (2 courses; one with lab) (7 s.h.)7
Social Science (6 s.h.)
PSYC 1560General Psychology3
Social Science elective3
Social and Personal Awareness (6 hours satisfied by MUHL 3771 and one SPA elective)3
Core Music Requirements
Music Theory: 19-21 hours
MUTC 1531
MUTC 1541
Music Theory 1
and Aural Theory 1
4-5
Students who score below 80% on the Theory Placement Exam will substitute MUTC 1531N for MUTC 1531.
MUTC 1532
MUTC 1542
Music Theory 2
and Aural Theory 2
4-5
Students in the Intensive Track will substitute MUTC 1532N for MUTC 1532.
MUTC 2631
MUTC 2641
Music Theory 3
and Aural Theory 3
4
MUTC 2632
MUTC 2642
Music Theory 4
and Aural Theory 4
4
MUTC 3712Jazz Arranging 13
Music History and Literature: 12 hours
MUHL 3771Music History and Literature 13
MUHL 3775Jazz History3
Select 2 courses from the following: 6
Music History and Literature 2
Music History and Literature 3
Music History and Literature 4
Keyboard Musicianship: 4 hours
MUAC 1581Class Piano 11
Keyboard majors will substitute MUAC 2691.
MUAC 1582Class Piano 21
Keyboard majors will substitute MUAC 2692.
MUAC 3781Jazz Class Piano 11
MUAC 3782Jazz Class Piano 21
Conducting
MUCO 3715Choral and Instrumental Conducting3
Applied Lessons
Primary Instrument Applied Lessons: 14 hours
Applied Lesson 15012
Applied Lesson 15022
Applied Lesson 26012
Applied Lesson 26022
Applied Lesson 37012
Applied Lesson 37022
Applied Lesson 4801 (with Senior Recital)**2
Ensembles
Large Ensembles: 5 hours
MUEN 0006Marching Band1
MUEN 0023Jazz Ensemble1
MUEN 0023Jazz Ensemble1
MUEN 0023Jazz Ensemble1
MUEN 0023Jazz Ensemble1
Chamber Ensembles: 2 hours
MUEN 0030Jazz Combo1
or MUEN 0013 Contemporary Ensemble
MUEN 0030Jazz Combo1
or MUEN 0013 Contemporary Ensemble
Music Education
Methods: 7 hours
MUAC 2667Jazz Improvisation 13
MUAC 3735Jazz Methods1
Select 3 methods courses from the following:3
Brass Methods
Woodwind Methods
String Methods
Guitar Methods
Voice Class
Percussion Methods
Music Education: 24 hours
MUED 2611Computer Applications in Music Education2
MUED 2622Foundations of Music Education2
MUED 4823Music Teaching in Early Childhood (Pre K-3)3
MUED 4824Music Teaching in the Middle School3
MUED 4825Music Teaching in the High School3
MUED 4821Instrumental Music Education2
MUED 4842AStudent Teaching Seminar for Music Education2
MUED 4844Supervised Student Teaching: Music (K-12)10
**Prior to student teaching (MUED 4844), students are required to complete the Senior Recital.
College of Education: 6 Hours
PSYC 3709Psychology of Education3
EDFN 3708Education and Society3
Total Semester Hours128-132
  • Music students must attend 36 convocations as a graduation requirement.
  • Music students must attend 30 Dana School of Music concerts or recitals.
  • Applied lesson must be taken concurrently with an ensemble each semester.

Students are required to complete the Senior Recital prior to student teaching (MUED 4844).

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallS.H.
Instrument or Voice 1501 2
EDFN 1501 Introduction to Education 3
ENGL 1550 Writing 1 3
MUTC 1531
MUTC 1541
Music Theory 1
and Aural Theory 1
4
Students who score below 80% on the Theory Placement Exam will substitute MUTC 1531N for MUTC 1531  
MUEN 0023 Jazz Ensemble 1
MATH 2623 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MUAC 1581 Class Piano 1 1
 Semester Hours17
Spring
Instrument or Voice 1502 2
MUTC 1532
MUTC 1542
Music Theory 2
and Aural Theory 2
4
Students in the Intensive Track will substitute MUTC 1532N for MUTC 1532  
MUEN XXXX 1
MUAC 1582 Class Piano 2 1
SPED 2630 Individuals with Exceptionalities in Society 3
ENGL 1551 Writing 2 3
YSU 1500 Success Seminar 1
 Semester Hours15
Year 2
Fall
Instrument or Voice 2601 2
MUTC 2631
MUTC 2641
Music Theory 3
and Aural Theory 3
4
MUEN 0023 1
MUED 2611 Computer Applications in Music Education 2
MUAC 3781 Jazz Class Piano 1 1
MUAC 3735 Jazz Methods 1
MUAC 3733 Woodwind Methods 1
MUHL 3771 Music History and Literature 1 3
CMST 1545 Communication Foundations 3
 Semester Hours18
Spring
Instrument or Voice 2602 2
MUTC 2632
MUTC 2642
Music Theory 4
and Aural Theory 4
4
MUHL 3775 Jazz History 3
MUAC 3763 Percussion Methods 1
MUAC 3782 Jazz Class Piano 2 1
Application for Upper Division must be completed by this semester.  
Natural Science Elective + Lab 4
MUEN 0030 Jazz Combo 1
General Education Electives 3
 Semester Hours19
Year 3
Fall
Instrument or Voice 3701 2
MUED 4823 Music Teaching in Early Childhood (Pre K-3) 2
MUED 4821 Instrumental Music Education 2
MUTC 3712 Jazz Arranging 1 3
MUHL 3773 Music History and Literature 3 3
General Education Electives 3
MUEN 0023 1
All convocation requirements must be completed by the end of the third year for students who wish to teach in the second semester of the fourth year.  
 Semester Hours16
Spring
Instrument or Voice 3702 2
MUED 4824 Music Teaching in the Middle School 2
MUHL 3774 Music History and Literature 4 3
MUCO 3715 Choral and Instrumental Conducting 3
PSYC 1560 General Psychology 3
General Education Requirements 3
MUEN 0023 1
 Semester Hours17
Year 4
Fall
Senior Recital MUST be completed by the end of this semester. The following 3 courses must be scheduled in the semester prior to student teaching if student teaching is to take place in the spring. Application to student teach is due September 15. Placement meeting with Music Education Coordinator must occur before September 15.  
MULT 4807 2
TERG 3710 3
Instrument or Voice 4801 2
EDFN 3708 Education and Society 3
MUAC 3759 Voice Class 1
MUEN 0030 1
MUEN 0023 1
MUED 4825 Music Teaching in the High School 2
General Education Electives 3
 Semester Hours18
Spring
SED 4842A Student Teaching Seminar for Secondary Education 2
SED 4845 Supervised Student Teaching: Health (K-12) 1-10
 Semester Hours3-12
 Total Semester Hours123-132