at least 14 credits of performance studies on a single instrument consistent with the chosen emphasis.
Majors focusing on string instruments can exclude either MUS-331, MUS-332 or MUS-333, while majors primarily playing wind instruments select between MUS-330 and MUS-334, and majors concentrating on percussion instruments exclude MUS-333.
Except for the semester when they are teaching interns, music education majors must enroll in performance study courses every semester.
Each music education major will also present a thirty-minute recital in the designated performance studies area during their junior or senior year.
Students completing the course requirements for the degree in Bachelor of Music with a major in music education will be prepared for South Carolina teacher licensure in PK-12 instrumental music or PK-12 choral music dependent on emphasis.