2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Music Education

Completion of this curriculum, other University requirements, and minimum overall grade point average qualifies a student to receive a Bachelor of Music Education degree. Please reference the Professional Education Handbook.

The Bachelor of Music Education degree requires a minimum of 40 semester hours in courses numbered above 300. A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed in residence, with the last 10 hours of academic work completed at Northwest. A minimum total of 120 academic hours are required for this degree.

All degrees in education are subject to state requirements which may change at any time due to action of the State Board of Education.

The Bachelor of Music Education degree is available with these majors: Instrumental Music K-12, Vocal Music K-12.

B.M.E. Degree


The Northwest Core

44 to 47

Institutional Requirements


Major Requirements

62 to 64

Professional Education Requirements

35 to 36

Degree Requirement


Major Requirements: see Department of Fine and Performing Arts section of this catalog.

Total Credit Hours: 148