Note that course requirements for the Education Minor are subject to change in order to meet Maryland State Department of Education certification regulations and accreditation requirements.
There are TWO options for students interested in teacher certification in music
1. A four-year program culminating in a Bachelor’s Degree with a minor in Education and Certification. STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THERE ARE SIGNIFICANTLY MORE REQUIREMENTS IN MUSIC COURSES FOR THE MUSIC WITH THE EDUCATION MINOR THAN IN THE BASIC MUSIC MAJOR. SEE THE FOLLOWING SECTION FOR ALL OF THE MUSIC WITH EDUCATION minor REQUIREMENTS.
2. A five-year program culminating in a Bachelor of Arts with a music major, and a Master of Science in Education, and a pre-K through 12 teaching certificate. The program is available to undergraduate music majors with a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher. Students take graduate level courses or their undergraduate level equivalent during their undergraduate course of study. The anticipated sequence of course work is as follows:
Students may earn Maryland certification in Music (PreK-12) by completing McDaniel College degree requirements and the following:
Music Major Required Courses
See Basic Music Major requirements here. (Note: the additional 2000-level+ elective in MUL or MUT requirement is waived for those seeking teaching certification.)