Audition and Declaration Requirements

Furman students intending to major in music must perform an audition and complete a music theory placement examination. Final approval for a music degree takes place during your sophomore year. Learn more about auditions.

General Requirements

The Bachelor of Music in Education provides students with an opportunity to earn South Carolina Teacher Certification through specific courses pertaining to the study of instrumental or choral/general music.

Furman’s program of teacher education is subject to regulations, standards, and guidelines established by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Course Sequence

See the suggested course sequence for a Music Education, Elementary Music or Choral Music Emphasis, B.M. [PDF].


Read more information about the B.M. in Music Education, Elementary Music or Choral Music Emphasis in the course catalog.


Stephen Gusukuma

Bingham L. Vick, Jr., and Judith S. Vick Visiting Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities