Bachelor of Music in Education
For Music Education Students
This checklist (in pdf format) will provide important information for you and your advisor to consider as you plan your course registration for each semester. Print a copy and keep track of your progress through the semesters.
These are professional obligations that you must meet in addition to your music and general education courses. Please notice that this document indicates the sequence and the time by which you need to complete each obligation in order to graduate on time.
Music Practica occur in January, March or May, and the dates for 2013 are posted at this link. October 1, 2012 is the deadline for application for all Practica scheduled in January, March or May 2013. Your program requires two practicum placements - one elementary and one secondary
The Office of Professional Services (OPS) is your best source of information for meeting your professional obligations.
Application for Admission to the Teacher Preparation
- Immediately !
Apply to the program during your first semester at Longwood, so that you will be on the OPS radar and receive important information. You will not be fully accepted until you meet all the requirements. Music students must be admitted to teacher preparation before the end of fall semester of the junior year in order to complete the program in a timely manner.
Application for Music Practicum Placement
- October 1
Be sure to read the application form carefully and answer the questions accurately. For Secondary (MUSC346), you must specify choral or instrumental. For Elementary (MUSC345), it will be general.
Application for Student Teaching
- One year prior to student-teaching placement
This application must be submitted at least one full year before the student-teaching semester.
This includes documentation of Automobile insurance, TB text and background check. Required for your first field experience, and will remain on your record.
Please plan ahead for this opportunity.