Music

Division IV Chair: B. Wooten

 

Department Chair & Director of Music: K. Bullock

 

Faculty: S. Arnold, S. Bolster, T. Bratton, K. Bullock, M. Calkins, J. Clavere, L. Clavere, L. DiSavino, J. Dreiling, J. Hedger, E. Stokes, A. Sutherland, T. Thompson, and A. White

 

Website: http://www.berea.edu/mus/

 

Courses: MUA Courses; MUS Courses

 

Major/Minor Requirements: Music B.A.Music Education Vocal or Instrumental Emphasis, with P-12 Teaching Certification B.A.Music Minor

 

The Music Department assumes leadership in the musical arts area for the campus. The Department offers private instruction in several instruments, and a variety of large and small instrumental and vocal ensembles. In addition, the Department offers a clearly defined succession of courses leading to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music, Music Education—Vocal, and Music Education—Instrumental. Both Music Education programs lead to P-12 teacher certification. (See section to follow for requirements and recommendations for Music Education majors.)

A Music minor is also offered (requirements to follow the major program sections).

In addition to supporting students' achievement of the Aims of General Education, the Music Deparment seeks to assist students in meeting the following learning goals and associated learning outcomes:

Music Student Learning Goals & Outcomes

Learning Goal 1:
 Basic Skills and Knowledge

Learning Outcome 1.1: Perceptual and Conceptual Skills

Develop perceptual (listening and hearing) and conceptual (thinking and understanding) skills basic to a knowledge and appreciation of music.

Learning Goal 2: Musical Skills and Instruments

Learning Outcome 2.1: Musical Performance Skills

Develop musical performance skills through individual lessons and participation in musical ensembles.

Learning Goal 3: Broader Context of Musicianship

Learning Outcome 3.1: Knowledge of Music History and Theory

Integrate knowledge of music history, literature and theory with interpretation and evaluation of music.

Learning Goal 4: Development of a Strong Pedagogical Base for Teaching Music

Learning Outcome 4.1: An Understanding of Music in all Areas

Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the philosophical, historical, sociological, and psychological foundations of music education.

Learning Outcome 4.2: Proficiency in Different Musical Instruments and Methods

Demonstrate proficiency with a broad range of methodologies, materials, and technologies for the teaching of music in myriad settings.

Learning Outcome 4.3: Repertoire Musical Knowledge

Demonstrate an appropriate repertoire of musical knowledge.

Music Course Sequencing Table