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  Mar 08, 2021
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Music Education - Vocal Major (MEVC), 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 in the major and counted below.
  • Three hours of the Global Literacy component are met by MUS 324  and counted below.
  • 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.


Major: 52 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.

* Principal Applied Studies: 7 hours


* Students are required to take applied study for seven semesters and until at least two semesters of 302 have been successfully completed. Students may substitute 3 hours of GUI 302  or PIA 302  for VOI 302 , provided they also pass the VOI 302  proficiency before the internship semester.

Leveling for MUS 171 , if needed, increases total hours by 3.

Participation in a choral ensemble every semester is 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, Vocal/Choral, an endorsement in instrumental  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.

Remaining Bible/Electives: 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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