The Bachelor of Music in music education degree prepares students to teach K-12 instrumental and vocal music.  The program is comprised of a broad range of courses emphasizing both the theory and practice of music education, taught by a faculty of distinguished music educators.  Throughout the junior year, students have the opportunity to refine their skills and knowledge through a partnership with a Chicago Public School.  During the senior year, students work with master teachers throughout the Chicagoland area while student teaching.  Upon graduation, students are eligible for Illinois music teacher certification.

Music Core Requirements​ ​66 credits
Liberal Studies Requirements 52 credits
Specialization Requirements 67 credits
Electives​ 7 credits​
TOTAL​ 192 credits