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.
- Visit childhood education for detailed information
- Childhood education with concentration in music course curriculum (495kB PDF file, requires the free Acrobat Reader)
- Music course descriptions
- Education course descriptions
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
Department of Music
Myers Fine Arts 114
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901