Lee University Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
Lee University Catalog 2019-2020

Music Education - Endorsements and Procedures


Student Teaching

A Music Education student may not present a Senior Recital or be enrolled in course work outside of student teaching during the student teaching semester. The student will be allowed to student teach only when he/she has completed the piano proficiency requirement in its entirety, passed the required Praxis II exam, and completed all degree requirements other than those expressly required during the Student Teaching semester. For information on official acceptance to student teaching, see the appropriate section listed under the Helen DeVos College of Education.

Dual Endorsement in Music Education

A student pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree with Instrumental Teacher Licensure, Grades K-12, may add on Vocal/General Teacher Licensure, Grades K-12, by completing the following courses:

MUCO 331  Advanced Choral Conducting
MUED 421  The Teaching of Vocal and General Music, Grades 6-12
MUED 405  Methods of Teaching Music in the Elementary School

It is recommended that the student complete four semesters (one credit hour each) of applied voice as a secondary instrument. It is recommended that the student participate in a choral ensemble two semesters. Student teaching must include both instrumental and vocal/general music experiences. The applied voice lessons may substitute for MUED 120  - Vocal Technique for the instrumentalist.

A student pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree with Vocal/General Teacher Licensure, Grades K-12, may add on Instrumental Teacher Licensure, Grades K-12, by completing the following courses:

MUED 231  Brass Techniques
MUED 241  Woodwind Techniques
MUED 251  String Techniques
MUED 261  Percussion Techniques
MUCO 332  Advanced Instrumental Conducting
MUED 422  Methods and Materials of Teaching Marching Band
MUED 423  Methods and Materials of Teaching Concert Band and Orchestra

It is recommended that the student complete four semesters (one credit hour each) of applied instrumental (non-keyboard) lessons on a secondary instrument. It is recommended that the student participate in an instrumental ensemble two semesters. Student teaching must include both instrumental and vocal/general experience. The instrumental technique classes substitute for MUED-226, Introduction to Instrumental Music.

Music Endorsement for the Education Major (Non-Music)

Vocal/General Music, Grades K-12 or Instrumental Music, Grades K-12

An individualized program will be determined for each candidate seeking an additional endorsement in Vocal/General Music or Instrumental Music with course work and/or field experiences selected from the following courses, not to exceed 30 hours. (Prerequisite: MUST 111 , MUST 112 , MUST 121 , and  MUST 122 .)