Aug 09, 2020  
Butler 2019-20 Catalog 
Butler 2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education (AA)

Program Information

Butler’s Music Education program offers you the opportunity to build the skills necessary for continued study in music education at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution. This program is designed for students with a desire to teach instrumental and/or vocal music from grades prekindergarten – 12.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

As either an instrumental or vocal music education major, you will have the opportunity to perform in a variety of ensembles such as…

  • Concert Band
  • Pep Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Show Band
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Concert Choir
  • Chamber Singers
  • A Capella
  • Headliners Showchoir
  • Butler Ladies
  • Barbershop Quartets

Students who intend to major in music education should take four semesters of Music Theory, Aural Skills, Piano Proficiency, Applied Music, and Performance Ensembles.

Music education majors should also plan to take Orientation to Music Education, MU 171 , in the fall semester of their freshman year, and Intro to Teaching, ED 206 , in the spring semester of their freshman year.

Contact Information

Brett Martinez
Department Chair
Office: BOE 724

First Term: 15-16 Credit Hours

Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours

Second Term: 20-21 Credit Hours

Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Third Term: 17-18 Credit Hours

Select one: 1-2 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Fourth Term: 18-20 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 70-75