2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Choral Education, AS-LAS for Transfer to HSU BM in Choral Education


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About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Ferris Allen (Ferris.Allen@np.edu) 501.760.6584

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the Henderson State University (HSU) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

HSU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional HSU admittance requirements for this program:

  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to HSU
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences at NPC, with at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average (remedial course grades will not be computed in the cumulative GPA for purposes of admission)
  • Degree program admission requirements will be determined in the same manner as if initial enrollment had been at HSU
  • Enrollment in upper level applied major courses requires completion of a Performance Assessment

HSU Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 36 Credit Hours


Music Core - 29 Credit Hours


Performance Labs


Performance Lab is taken in coordination with applied vocal or instrumental music study

65 Credit Hours


* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at HSU - Choral Education


Choral Education Courses (79 credit hours)

Music Core (12 credit hours)
 
 
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

MUS

1080

Performance Lab

0

MUS

2212

Introduction to Music Literature

2

MUS

2273

Music Theory III

3

MUS

2283

Music Theory IV

3

MUS

2601

Class Piano III

1

MUS

2611

Class Piano IV

1

MUS

2621

Aural Skills III

1

MUS

2631

Aural Skills IV

1

MUS

3080

Performance Lab

0

MUS

3080

Performance Lab

0

 

Bachelor of Music Core (17 credit hours)
 
 
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

MUS

3333

Form and Analysis

3

MUS

3473

Survey of Non-Western Music (LAC)

3

MUS

3313

Conducting

3

MUS

4363

Music History I (LAC; Writing Intensive)

3

MUS

4373

Music History II (Writing Intensive)

3

MUS

4382

Twentieth Century Music (Writing Intensive)

2

 

BM Education Track (26 credit hours)
 
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

APM

1202

Applied Music (Lower, until Sophomore Review is passed)

2

APM

3202

Applied Music (Upper)

APM

3202

Applied Music (Upper)

2

MUS

2191

Language & Diction I

1

MUS

2201

Language & Diction II

1

MUS

2091

Instruments for Singers

1

MUS

3071

Concert Choir

1

MUS

3071

Concert Choir

1

MUS

3071

Concert Choir

1

MUS

3071

Concert Choir

1

MUS

3392

Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUS

4351

Senior Recital

1

MUS

4413

Advanced Choral Conducting

3

MUS

4432

Orchestration

3

MUS

4722

Special Methods: Music-Vocal

2

MUS

4752

Special Methods: Music-Elementary

2

                                                                                                                                       

Professional Education (24 credit hours)
 
 
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

EDU

2000L

Educator Preparation Orientation

0

EDU

MUS

2043

2543

Educational Technology or

Music Education Technology

3

EDU

2423

Introduction to Education

3

EDU

EDU

4113

4433

Classroom Management (7-12) or

Classroom Management (4-8)

3

EDU

4216

Internship

6

EDU

4256

Internship

6

SPE

3013

Psychology of the Exceptional Child

3

 

Liberal Arts Core (3 credit hours)
Writing Across the Curriculum (LAC) (3 credit hours)
 

ENG

ENG

ENG

HIS

MMC MMC

3313

3613

4453

3383

4223

4293

University Writing or

Technical Writing or

Advanced Composition or

Writing History or

Magazine & Feature Writing or

Creative Nonfiction

3

    Total HSU Credit Hours:
Total Credit Hours:
82
147
Academic Year: 2022-2023

Revised: September, 2022

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