The Bachelor of Music in Music Education is designed to prepare students for a career in teaching grades K-12 in all areas-- general, choral, and instrumental-- or to continue study at the graduate level.
The degree includes completing education candidate requirements, and music preparation coursework.
Applicants are required to audition for admission into this program.
Becoming a Music Education Major
Prospective students apply for the Music Education major at the end of their sophomore year. Admission requirements include:
- Completion of Area VI coursework.
- Passing grade on the piano proficiency examination.
- Submission of the Program Application Form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A GPA of 2.8 or higher maintained every semester until graduation.
- UGA Bulletin - Outlines BM in Music Education degree and university-wide requirements
- Franklin College Requirements - Music Education students are only required to fulfill the Franklin College Multicultural requirement.
- Instrumental: Sample Degree Plan Choral: Sample Degree Plan
- Field Experience and Clinical Practice Requirements
- Guidance For Teacher Candidates: Forms, Credentials
- Academic Advising - All Music Education majors, including double majors, are required to meet with a music advisor each semester.
- UGA Student Handbook - Essential information for all UGA students
- DegreeWorks - Our degree audit portal for enrolled students
- Athena - UGA portal for the university-wide application, current course listings, and class registration
- SAGE - Allows students and advisors to schedule appointments
- UGAMail - Official UGA email system
- eLC - UGA online learning management system