This program is currently on inactive status.
(see Bachelor of Music Education procedures)
Graduates may apply for membership by writing to the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). For Board Certification, graduates may write to the Certification Board For Music Therapy (CBMT). All coursework must be completed before beginning CONSVTY 410 Clinical Experience. Therapy students are required to enroll in a professional liability insurance program.
Students must have an ACT score of 21 or higher, or be at the 50th percentile or higher in the high school class rank, or have a high school grade-point average of 2.5 or better.
Applicants should complete an interview with a music therapy faculty member prior to admission.
Students who do not achieve these standards (listed above) may be considered for admission, but must meet the standards listed below to progress through the degree.
Before starting the junior year:
Complete 201 and be admitted into 202 in the applied area of study.
Complete CONSVTY 223 or complete CONSVTY 310, Keyboard Skills IV, with a grade of B- or better.
Compile a GPA of at least 2.8 overall and/or 3.0 GPA in music.
Complete CONSVTY 260, Clinical Foundations of Music Therapy.
Maintain a combined GPA of at least 2.75 in music theory and ear training classes.
Before the student teaching/internship year the student must:
Maintain an overall GPA of at least 2.8, with a 3.0 in music and a 3.0 in music methods classes (128, 385, 386/387) and therapy core classes (CONSVTY 130, CONSVTY 180, CONSVTY 210, CONSVTY 260, CONSVTY 406, CONSVTY 408, CONSVTY 409).
Complete CONSVTY 310, Keyboard Skills IV, with a grade of B- or better.
Area Required Music Courses
CONSVTY 101- CONSVTY 301
CONSVTY 121, CONSVTY 122, CONSVTY 221, CONSVTY 222A
CONSVTY 129A, CONSVTY 129B, CONSVTY 229A, CONSVTY 229B
CONSVTY 154 (four for choral) (five for instrumental)
CONSVTY 223, CONSVTY 310
CONSVTY 302/ CONSVTY 306A/ CONSVTY 306C/ CONSVTY 307C/ CONSVTY 308B/ CONSVTY 301C (five semesters)(f)
CONSVTY 316 (for choral only)
CONSVTY 351, CONSVTY 352
CONSVTY 357 (for choral only) (two semesters)
CONSVTY 370 (for choral only)
CONSVTY 373 (four-six semesters)
CONSVTY 380/ CONSVTY 381
CONSVTY 382/ CONSVTY 383
CONSVTY 386/ CONSVTY 387
CONSVTY 411A/ CONSVTY 411B
CONSVTY 412A/ CONSVTY 412B
Area Required General Studies Courses
ENGLISH 110 and ENGLISH 225
HISTORY 101 OR HISTORY 102
MATH 110 OR MATH 116
TCH-ED 405/ TCH-ED 422
TCH-ED 419/ TCH-ED 437
(a) Applied Studies Requirement: The student must complete 301 level in any instrument. No recital is required.
(b) Must be taken concurrently with CONSVTY 260.
(c) Must be taken concurrently with CONSVTY 408.
(d) Must be taken concurrently with CONSVTY 409.
(e) Successful completion of CONSVTY 310, Keyboard Skills IV, with a grade of B- or better is required.
(f) All students whose applied area is voice are required to participate satisfactorily in one opera production asassigned by the choral faculty in consultation with voice and opera faculty.
(g) The instrumental certification track also requires guitar technique (CONSVTY 373G) and one technique class from each of the following areas: woodwinds (except woodwinds III); brass; strings; and percussion; for a total of six instrumental technique classes. The choral certification track will be required to complete Popular Guitar Styles (CONSVTY 316) with prerequisites if needed, and either survey of wind/percussion (CONSVTY 373N) or survey of strings (CONSVTY 373P) for a total of four instrumental technique classes.
(h) Two seven-credit-hour experiences divided between the CONSVTY and School of Education provide certification in Music K-12.