Music-Music Education (MUS_EDUC)

MUS_EDUC 1100: Orientation: Music Education

This course familiarizes and orients students with MU resources, Music Education degree expectations and career options. Graded on S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1


MUS_EDUC 4140: Teaching Music I

Study of skills, knowledge, and philosophical foundations necessary to teach general music to children in grades preK - 5, including methods, philosophies, and teacher and learner behaviors.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: junior standing; music education major or instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 4141: Teaching Music I Field Experience

This field experience supports the MUS_EDUC 4140 course. Field experience expectations are delineated in the course syllabus. Graded on a S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1
Prerequisites: junior standing; music education major or instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 4142: Teaching Music II

Study of a broad repertoire of music literature and instructional materials, including critical evaluation and analysis for use in the general music classroom.

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisites: MUS_EDUC 4140


MUS_EDUC 4143: Teaching Music II Field Experience

This field experience supports the MUS_EDUC 4142 course. Field experience expectations are delineated in the course syllabus. Graded on a S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1
Prerequisites: MUS_EDUC 4141


MUS_EDUC 4144: Teaching Music III

A study of various strategies for the successful teaching of middle and high school music programs.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: MUS_EDUC 4142


MUS_EDUC 4145: Teaching Music III Field Experience

This field experience supports the MUS_EDUC 4144 course. Field experience expectations are delineated in the course syllabus. Graded on a S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1
Prerequisites: MUS_EDUC 4143


MUS_EDUC 8140: Advanced Techniques in Music Education-General

A review and evaluation of teaching/learning strategies in general music instruction.

Credit Hour: 2-5
Prerequisites: Music methods or instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8141: Advanced Techniques in Music Education-Early Childhood

A review and evaluation of teaching/learning strategies in early childhood music instruction.

Credit Hour: 2-5
Prerequisites: Music methods or instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8142: Curriculum Materials in Music Education-General

A development of critical abilities in evaluation and selection of music education materials for general music.

Credit Hour: 2-5
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8143: Curriculum Materials in Music Education-Vocal

A development of critical abilities in evaluation and selection of music education materials for secondary vocal music.

Credit Hour: 2-5
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8144: Techniques in Instrumental Music Teaching

A practical study of the organization and instruction of class teaching, with demonstrations by instructor and class.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8145: Teaching Vocal Music

Studies in voice development techniques and the organization of choral programs.

Credit Hours: 3


MUS_EDUC 8150: Foundations of Music Education

A study of the history, philosophy and rationale of music education.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8151: Measurement and Research in Music Education

Introduction to measurement and research strategies and techniques employed by music educators to assess music achievement, aptitude, perception, performance, cognition, and affective development. Emphasis on reading with understanding and applying research to pedagogical practice. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in music education


MUS_EDUC 8152: Psychology of Music Instruction and Performance

Introduction to the study of psychological factors, theories and research related to the musical development and performance of children, adolescents, and adults, with implications and applications for music education programs and instruction. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in music education


MUS_EDUC 8160: Current Issues in Music Education

This course is designed to stimulate thinking about current issues related to the field of music education and the influences of these issues on approaches to music teaching and learning.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in music education


MUS_EDUC 8163: Administration and Supervision of Music Programs

A study of the organization, management, and supervision of music programs.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_EDUC 8170: Doctoral Seminar in Music Education

Emphasis on knowledge, strategies, and skills necessary for doctoral students to be prepared to make contributions to the profession as successful college teachers, researchers, master teachers in K-12 schools, and arts administrators. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral study in music education