Bachelor of Music in Music Education (4 years)

Bachelor of Music in Music Education (4 years)

Offered by the Conservatory of Music

Description

Bachelor of Music in Music Education prepares a student for a job as Music teacher in Basic Education. Aside from the philosophies and foundations of Education, and strategies used inside the classroom as music teacher, the student is also trained in an instrument of his/her choice as emphasis/major.

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Competence

Commitment

Compassion

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Conservatory of Music” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Music Teacher for Grade School and High School

Music Teacher in Music Schools providing one-on-one instrument / voice lessons

Cultural Worker

Researcher

Student Experience and Support

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program provides not just theoretical input, but also practical applications of learned concepts and skills to best prepare students for the world of work. To do so, the program uses facilities such as laboratories for their learning experiences.

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum (New)​

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
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2
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3
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4
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First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 1
Applied Music Emphasis 1
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
3
1
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 903
Large Ensemble 1
2
0
2
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
0
3
 
PE 1
PATH-PE 1
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
15
9
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 2
Applied Music Emphasis 2
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
3
1
 
MUS 905
Large Ensemble 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
0
3
 
PE 2
PATH-PE 2
2
0
2
 
READ PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
 
UND SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
9
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 3
Applied Music Emphasis 3
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
3
1
 
CONTEM W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
INTRO-ME
Introduction to Music Education
3
0
3
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 909
Large Ensemble 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
PE 3
PATH-PE 3
2
0
2
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
24
9
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 4
Applied Music Emphasis 4
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
3
1
 
MATH MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9013
Large Ensemble 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9039
Principles of Music Education
3
0
3
 
PE 4
PATH-PE 4
2
0
2
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
9
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 5
Applied Music Emphasis 5
0
6
2
 
FIL 1
Filipino 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
Literature 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
 
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9040
Sight-Singing and Dictation 5
2
0
2
 
MUSED 1
String Class Methods
2
0
2
 
MUSED 2
Elementary School Music Methods
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
22
6
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 6
Applied Music Emphasis 6
0
6
2
 
ART APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Filipino 2
3
0
3
 
INTRO-MR
Introduction to Music Research
3
0
3
 
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
 
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
 
MUSED 3
High School Music Methods
3
0
3
 
MUSED 13
Principles of Composition
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
24
6
26
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 7
Applied Music Emphasis 7
0
6
2
 
LIT 2
Literature 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9037
Sacred Music 1
2
0
2
 
MUSED 4
Choral Techniques
2
0
2
 
MUSED 5
Rondalla Class
2
0
2
 
MUSED 6
Music Education Research
3
0
3
 
MUSED 7
Elementary School Practicum
3
0
3
 
MUSED 8
Principles of Conducting
2
0
2
 
MUSED 9
Applied Music Methods
2
0
2
 
SCITECHS
Science, Technology, and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
22
6
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-EMP 8
Applied Music Emphasis 8
0
6
2
 
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
FIL 3
Filipino 3
3
0
3
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
MUS 9025
Graduation Recital
0
6
2
 
MUS 9038
Sacred Music 2
2
0
2
 
MUSED 10
High School Practicum
3
0
3
 
MUSED 11
Choral Arranging
2
0
2
 
MUSED 12
Rondalla Arranging
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
18
12
22
 

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: 2005-2006 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 1
1
0
1
 
FIL 1
Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3
0
3
 
ENG 1
Introduction to College English
3
0
3
 
ITALIAN 1
Italian 1
2
0
2
 
MUS-LIST 1
Music Listening I
1
0
1
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
RUD 1
Rudiments of Music
3
0
3
 
SOL 1
Solfeggio I
2
0
2
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
21
0
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
1
0
1
 
ENG 2
Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study
3
0
3
ENG 1
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
ITALIAN 2
Italian 2
2
0
2
ITALIAN 1
MUS-LIST 2
Music Listening II
1
0
1
MUS-LIST 1
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
RUD 2
Rudiments of Music
3
0
3
RUD 1
SOL 2
Solfeggio II
2
0
2
SOL 1
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
TOTAL
 
21
0
21
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 1
Counterpoint 1
1
0
1
RUD 2
ENG 3
Academic Writing Skills
3
0
3
ENG 2
HOM1
History of Music I
1
0
1
MUS-LIST 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 1
2
0
2
 
MUS-ED 1
Intro to Music Education
3
0
3
 
NS 201
Biological  Science
3
0
3
 
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
2
0
2
THY 2
SOL 3
Solfeggio III
3
0
3
SOL 3
THR 1
Theory I
2
0
2
RUD 2
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 4
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 2
Counterpoint II
1
0
1
CTRPT 1
ENG 4
Oral Communication in Context
3
0
3
ENG 3
HOM 2
History of Music II
3
0
3
HOM 1
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 2
2
0
2
 
NS 104
Earth Science
3
0
3
 
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
PHL 5
SOL 4
Solfeggio IV
2
0
2
SOL 3
THR 2
Theory II
2
0
2
THR I
TOTAL
 
24
0
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III
2
0
2
 
EDUC 206 A
Principles of Teaching I
    
HOM 3
History of Music III
2
0
2
HOM 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II 1
2
0
2
 
LIT 101A
World Literatures
3
0
3
 
MUS-ED 2
Music Materials and Methods in The Elementary School
3
0
3
MUS-ED 1
PHIL MUS
Philippine Music
2
0
2
MUS-LIST 2
RON-CL
Rondalla Class
1
0
1
RUD 2
SCL 9
Marriage and Family
3
0
3
SCL 3
SOL 5
Solfeggio V
2
0
2
SOL 4
THR 3
Theory III
2
0
2
THR 2
TOTAL
 
26
0
26
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III 2
2
0
2
 
ASN MUS
Asian Music
2
0
2
PHIL MUS
COMP 102
Computer Applications
2
0
2
 
EDUC 206 B
Principles of Teaching II
3
0
3
EDUC 206 A
HUM 1
Art, Man, and Society
3
0
3
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II 2
2
0
2
 
LIT 102A
Philippine Literatures
3
0
3
 
MUS-ED 3
Music Materials and Methods in the Secondary School
3
0
3
MUS-ED 2
PHL 2
Logic
3
0
3
 
RON-ARR
Rondalla Arranging
1
0
1
RON-CL
THR 4
Theory IV
2
0
2
THR 3
TOTAL
 
26
0
26
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV
2
0
2
 
CHM-MUS 1
Chamber Music 1
1
0
1
 
FAA 1
Forms and Analysis I
3
0
3
THR 4
LIT 103
Survey of World Literature I
3
0
3
 
MATH 101
College Algebra
3
0
3
 
MUS-ELE 1
Elective I
2
0
2
 
MUS-LIT 3
Contemporary Approaches in Musicology
2
0
2
 
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 1
1
0
1
RUD 2
TOTAL
 
20
0
20
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4 2
Applied Major IV 2
2
0
2
 
CHM-MUS 2
Chamber Music II
1
0
1
CHM-MUS 1
FAA 2
Forms and Analysis II
3
0
3
FAA 1
MUS-ELE 2
Elective II
2
0
2
 
MUS-LIT 4
Music of Renaissance
2
0
2
 
PSY 209
Educational Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC-MUS
Sacred Music 2
1
0
1
SAC MUS
SYMP-LIT
Survey of Symphonic Literature
2
0
2
HOM 3
TOTAL
 
16
0
16
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 1
2
0
2
 
MATH 600A
Statistics
3
0
3
MATH 101
MUS-CRI 1
Music Criticism I
1
0
1
 
MUS-ELE 3
Elective III
2
0
2
 
MUS-LIT 5
Music of the Baroque
2
0
2
 
MUS-LIT 7
Music of the Romantic
2
0
2
 
ORCH 1
Orchestration 1
1
0
1
THR 4
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 1
1
0
1
THR 4
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
17
0
17
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 2
2
0
2
 
ETAR
Economics w/ Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 2
1
0
1
P-COMP
P-COND
Principles of Conducting 2
1
0
1
P-COND
MUS-ELE 3
Elective III
2
0
2
 
THT-TECH
Theater Techniques
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
11
0
11
 

Program Recognitions

CHEd Center of Excellence
Center of Excellence (COE) refers to a department within a higher education institution, which continuously demonstrates excellent performance in the areas of instruction, research and publication, extension and linkages and institutional qualifications.

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