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  Mar 06, 2021
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Music Education - Instrumental Major (MEIN), BME [Teacher Licensure]

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Liberal Arts: 44 Hours

All majors at Harding are required to complete 53 hours of Liberal Arts studies. The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of the major:

  • Three hours of the Creative Spirit component are met within the major and counted below. ENG 201  or ENG 202  is still required.
  • EDFD 203  is required in place of PSY 201  in the Individual and Social Environment component and is counted below in the hours required for licensure.
  • Three hours of the Global Literacy component are met by MUS 324  and counted below.



Major: 51 Hours

Music major status requires a passing score of 80 percent or higher on the Theory Entrance Exam or MUS 170  with a grade of "B" or better; and satisfactory performance on the Theory, Keyboard and Principal Applied Performance Evaluations.


* Students are required to take applied study for seven semesters and until at least two semesters of 302 have been successfully completed.

Wind and percussion players must participate in band every semester; string players must participate in orchestra every semester.

Two semesters in a choral ensemble or in VOI 101  or VOI 111  are required.

Students must take piano every semester for credit until they pass the Piano Proficiency Examination.

In addition to earning a degree in Music Education, Instrumental, an endorsement in vocal/choral  may be earned.


Students seeking teaching licensure must follow eligibility criteria for admission and retention listed in the Cannon-Clary College of Education section of the undergraduate catalog.

Electives/Remaining Bible: 6 Hours

BMIN 320 - Hymnology  is required of all music majors. Bible is not required during the supervised teaching semester.

See Bible Class Enrollment policy here .

Total Hours: 135

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