Area V – Music Education
AREA V: PRE-PROFESSIONAL MAJOR AND ELECTIVE COURSES FOR MUSIC EDUCATION MAJORS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY (20 Semester Hours)
The following guidelines and restrictions apply to the degree in Music Education, Instrumental & Vocal Combined.
Common AGSC Requirements
Students who plan to transfer into Music Education should take into consideration the following requirements as they plan their course selections. It is required that students select:
Area II – Choose another course from this area except Religion or Foreign Language Courses
Area III – Sciences must be taken as a sequence (e.g.,BIO 101 & BIO 102)
Area IV – HIS 101 Western Civilization I and HIS 102 Western Civilization II OR HIS 121 World History I and HIS 122 World History II
Area V – MUS 111 Music Theory I, MUS 112 Music Theory II, MUS 113 Music Theory Lab I, and MUS 114 Music Theory Lab II; 5 Studio Courses; 4 Ensemble Courses
AU Specific Requirements for Area V
No more than 20 hours may transfer in Area V for the Music Education, Instrumental & Vocal Combined (128 degree hour program). A total of 17 hours were specified in Area V by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 3 hours should include additional Auburn requirements in the major, as noted below.
- MUS 211 Music Theory III/ MUS 213 Music Theory Lab III (3 SH)
Restrictions on Elective Transfer Hours
- Electives, if any, should be selected from the disciplines covered in Areas I – IV, being cognizant of restrictions specified in this document.
- Developmental, remedial, or technical courses will not transfer.
- A maximum of four semester hours in physical education may transfer.
- No transfer credit will be awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110 or MATH 112.
- Only courses taught at the freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this major under Area V (contact firstname.lastname@example.org).
Additional Requirements for Teacher Education Programs
Transfer students are admitted into a pre-teacher education program. Criteria for admission to teacher education are available on the College of Education website (www.education.auburn.edu).
Students are required to complete the following requirements for admission to Teacher education prior to transferring to Auburn University:
- Five Day Pre-teaching Experience
- Basic Skills Assessments
- ABI/FBI Background Clearance Check
Please print and sign this document and attach it to the Music Education Articulation Guide. Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in Music Education, Instrumental & Vocal Combined at Auburn. This document must be given to your Auburn University major advisor upon transfer.
Last modified: July 17, 2017