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Childhood Education Specialization in Music Major

Arts Specialization — Music Focus (35 credits)

Students majoring in elementary education or special education must choose specialization content in one of five areas of study. Many teachers have found musical skills to be a great asset in the elementary or special education classroom.

Benefits of the Music Focus

You will develop familiarity with the foundations of music history, theory, and performance. Several courses specifically explore applications of music to the teaching of other subjects, assisting you in developing teaching philosophies and approaches of your own.


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Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the music program of SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Karen Becker, Chairperson
Phone: (518) 564-2471
Fax: (518) 564-2197
Email: [email protected]

SUNY Plattsburgh
Department of Music
Myers Fine Arts 114
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901