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