Benita Gladney, D.M.A., Coordinator
The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree program provides the training to become a certified teacher of either vocal or instrumental music, grades K through 12, in the District of Columbia. This teaching certificate is reciprocal to more than 30 other states in the United States.
The Instrumental Emphasis program prepares students for work as Band Directors while the Vocal Emphasis program prepares students as Choral Directors.
Student Teaching is required in the final semester, and only after all major work has been completed. The following prerequisites must be completed prior to student teaching:
• Students must pass Praxis I examination
• Students who are not piano minors must pass the Piano Proficiency Examination prior to their 7th semester, and in order to achieve Senior classification.
An average of "B" must be achieved in all Music Education and Education courses.
Bachelor of Music in Music Education - Instrument Minor
Bachelor of Music in Music Education - Organ Minor
Bachelor of Music in Music Education - Piano Minor
Bachelor of Music in Music Education - Voice Minor