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B.S. in Music Education

The music education program at Chowan University is truly phenomenal. The small class size and individual attention made my experience more personal. The coursework challenged me to become a better musician, not only on my own instrument, but in every aspect of the music program. My professors gave me the confidence I needed to exceed expectations and excel in performance as well as content knowledge. The inspiring ambiance of the music department prepared me to be the music educator I am today.

-Ashley Hamrick, Class of 2007,
Music Teacher at Davidson Elementary School in Davidson, NC
 

A Music Education Degree from Chowan will prepare you to teach K-12 public school music as a:

  • General Music Teacher in an Elementary School
  • Band Director in a Middle or High School
  • Choral Director in a Middle or High School
  • Orchestra Director in a Middle or High School

You’ll have opportunities to sharpen your teaching skills in classes like these:

  • Music Materials and Methods for the Elementary Grades
  • Music Materials and Methods for the Secondary Grades
  • Techniques classes in Voice, Brass Instruments, Woodwind Instruments, Stringed Instruments, and Percussion instruments

You’ll learn about Classroom Management, Educational Psychology, Multicultural Education, and more through the Professional Studies component of your degree.

Music Education Students at NCMEA Conference

Music Education students Taylor Yandell, Blaine Callis, and Shelly Dalziel with Maureen MacDonald (Mrs. America 2009) and Barbara Geer (National MENC President) at the 2009 North Carolina Music Educators Conference. Also pictured, Michael Butrico, Chowan’s CMENC Faculty Advisor.

You get plenty of opportunities to observe actual classroom teaching in area public schools throughout your course of study. And, at the conclusion of the program, you will spend 15 weeks in a Directed Student Teaching experience, where you will work one-on-one with a certified public school teacher in your discipline. Since 2005, we have had a 100% placement rate for our music education graduates!




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