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Prereqs:
Parallel: MUED 297.
Issues approach to identifying and analyzing the role and function of the school in American society with specific attention to music education. Orientation to music education as a career; skill development in music teaching; and professional communication via digital portfolio development.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 343
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
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Concepts of human development (cognitive, psychomotor, affective and social) affecting musical learning across childhood and adolescence. Principles of motivation, skill development, and assessment of learning as they relate to educational practices in music.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 344
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
TEAC 331 or permission.
Introductory course that provides the music student with basic skills and understanding of computers for use in music processing (basic sequencing and notation) as well as the use of the Internet for music research and music education.
Credit Hours: 1
Max credits per degree: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Guided participation and/or observations in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children/youth.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 201, MUED 244
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per semester: 2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Instruction and guided practice in teaching music composition and production at the elementary and secondary level. Writing for traditional as well as non-traditional instrumentation. Instructional design, assessment, pedagogy, and technology.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program; MUED 244 and 297.
Parallel: MUED 397A.
Skills, knowledge, methods, and materials needed for teaching in the elementary and secondary general music setting.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 397A, MUED 401Z, MUED 470, MUED 473
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program; MUED 374.
Parallel: MUED 397B.
Instruction and guided practice in teaching at the elementary and secondary level in band and orchestral settings with an emphasis on rehearsal techniques, assessment, and curriculum development.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 397B
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to Music Teacher Education Program; MUED 374.
Parallel: MUED 397D.
Choral music teaching methods at the elementary and secondary school level. Various teaching strategies, rehearsal techniques, practical organization skills, and current trends.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 397D
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program or permission.
Designed for College of Education and Human Sciences students who are working toward an elementary certificate. Prospective teachers of elementary school-age children are given the basic rudiments and methodology needed to implement music in the curriculum. Skills lab required.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Techniques of choral and instrumental conducting, score reading and preparation, rehearsal techniques, aural skills, practice strategies, and interpersonal considerations. Aspects of arranging as they relate to the conductor's craft, transposition, orchestration, and analysis. Resources available to conductors and arrangers, books, software, videos, periodicals and Internet sites.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 345, MUED 346
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in school. A. General Music (1-2 cr, max 2) Parallel with MUED 344. B. Instrumental Music (1-2 cr, max 2) Parallel with MUED 345. D. Choral Music (1-2 cr, max 2) Parallel with MUED 346.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel with MUED 344.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in school.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel with MUED 345.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in school.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel with MUED 346.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised teaching experiences in school.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Refine teaching skills in general music setting. Opportunity to individualize strategies for increasing knowledge of general music methods and materials and improve the effectiveness of teaching behaviors. Learning activities include creating original instructional materials, practicing music performance skills commonly used in classroom teaching, and writing and revising a formal statement of values related to the field of general music education.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
The course provides advanced work in the rehearsal of instrumental music ensembles. Students will learn how conducting and other presentational factors affect instructional effectiveness. They will also learn how to integrate alternative educational approaches into instrumental rehearsal.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 2.5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
This course examines and provides resources for ensembles and activities that support and enhance the school chorus. Madrigals, solo and small ensembles, vocal jazz, and musical productions will be examined. Stylistic considerations, rehearsal techniques, various characteristics unique to each group, literature, and the organization, scheduling, and administration of these ensembles will be the focus.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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Fundamental training, programming, and administrative approaches for marching bands.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 2.5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Fundamental training in programming and visual design/drill charting for marching bands.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 2.5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
The course provides advanced work in teaching music in a jazz band setting. Students will experience jazz performance styles, develop jazz improvisation skills, and practice jazz band pedagogy. Students will develop expertise on rhythm section instruments in addition to jazz performance on their major instruments.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Advanced work in current issues and trends in specific aspects of pre-K to 12th grade music education. Introduces a variety of pedagogical approaches to develop pre-K to 12th student creativity through improvisation. Instrumental and voice activities appropriate to a variety of developmental levels will be experienced and practiced. Multicultural and psychological perspectives on creativity and improvisation will be studied.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Analysis of K-12 music teaching with special attention to: teacher certification, current issues in education, and professional communication.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Introduction to elements of vernacular musicianship, including “rock band” instruments, ear-based performance, peer collaboration, and beginning songwriting.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
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Instrumental arranging techniques including the application of the principles of orchestration and the instrumentation of harmonic and contrapuntal textures. Use of computer music notation software for arranging.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Advanced work in current issues and trends in specific aspects of pre-K to 12th grade music education.
Credit Hours: 1-
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Parallel MUED 497/897.
MUED 403 is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Analysis of K to 12th grade music teaching: teacher certification; selected legal aspects of education; current issues in education; and professional communication.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 450/850
Exploration of the historical, social and cultural context of late 19th and 20th century America through learning to play jazz and popular music on the guitar to provide an authentic, performance-based encounter in music.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5, 7
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
MUED 344; parallel MUED 497D or 497T.
Function and contribution of music in the education of students with special needs. Methodology, materials, and practicum for the development of effective musical experiences for Pre-K to 12th graders with various exceptionalities, including giftedness. Federal and state legislation, Individual Education Programs (IEP's), assessments, adaptations of curriculum materials, current methodologies, and research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 473/873
Prereqs:
MUED 344 or permission.
For prospective new and experienced general music/middle school teachers. Characteristics of middle school students, materials, methodology, guitar and recorder techniques, and curriculum development.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 490
Opportunity to learn and to put into practice the principles and techniques of music instruction.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 493
Opportunity to learn and to put into practice the principles and techniques of music instruction.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Workshop Seminars in Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
Permission.
Individual, scholarly study designed to enable a student to pursue a selected topic in music education with the direction and guidance of a faculty member.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 497/897
MUED 897 does not apply towards the master of music degree.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools with accompanying seminar which focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and students rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education. D. Elementary Music (1-12 cr, max 12) T. Secondary Music (1-12 cr, max 12).
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 403, MUED 470
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 897 does not apply towards the master of music degree.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools with accompanying seminar which focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and students rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
This course is a prerequisite for: MUED 470
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
MUED 897 does not apply towards the master of music degree.
Supervised teaching experiences in schools with accompanying seminar which focuses on: teacher certification, teacher and students rights and responsibilities, proper conduct of teachers, selected legal aspects of education, methods of communicating with parents and community members, and current issues which impact education.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Music Education (MUED)
Prereqs:
MUSC 376 or permission
Extension of basic conducting skills as related to orchestral and band literature; score analysis, keyboard and pitch imagery skills, advanced baton technique, interpretation and expressive conducting. Addresses the art of conducting from the experienced educator’s perspective.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Psychological and sociological principles involved in music learning and performance. Musical aspects of human development, motivation, expressive performance, creativity, performance anxiety, emotional response to music listening, and social uses of music.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Function and contribution of music in the education of the handicapped. Methodology and materials to implement an effective music program. Development of musical experiences for exceptional students of all ages. Public Laws 94-142 and 95-561, music Individualized Education Programs, assessments, adaptations of curriculum materials, current methodologies and research.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate degree in music education or permission
Interpretation and application of research results. Enables student to design, implement, and report research in the classroom.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate degree in MUED.
MUED 845 is required for a graduate degree in music education.
Historical overview of American music education practices from the Singing School tradition to today. Major philosophical influences in American music education, writings regarding aesthetic education, equity, ethical practice, gender, meaning, and profundity. The writings of Stubley, Reimer, Mark, Gary, Hylton, Richmond and others are conisdered.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Selection and evaluation of choral music for the school ensemble. Curricular concerns, rehearsal and conducting techniques.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Selection and evaluation of instrumental music for the school ensemble. Curricular concerns, rehearsal and conducting techniques.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 881
Music in Early Childhood EducationCrosslisted as TEAC 881
Prereqs:
MUED 344 or 370 or permission
Prepares the teacher of the young child (3-8 years) in the musical skills, methodology, and materials needed to carry out a successful program of music in the public and private schools, the nursery schools, and day-care centers.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
MUSC 883 is presented in a seminar format.
Advanced music technology focusing on particular areas of interest such as: MIDI/audio music production, advanced music notation, and software development for audio, multi-media, and/or mobile applications.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Designed for the practicing choral directors. Conducting techniques for, and score preparation of, Renaissance, Baroque and twentieth-century choral literature.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 890
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 893
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
MUED 843 or permission
Opportunities to design and implement a major research project with the direction and guidance of a faculty member.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 899
Prereqs:
Admission to Master of Music Option I program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate degree in music education or permission
Critical evaluation of current literature, yearbooks, research, new developments, and experiments in the curriculum and teaching of general music.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 961
Prereqs:
Teaching experience
Implementation of current programs, materials, and techniques for the improvement of music instruction in the elementary school.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 859 and Admission to Ph.D. in Music Program.
An in-depth examination of quantitative research designs and statistical techniques, with emphasis on their application to music research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 982 is for graduate students in music who are preparing to teach at the college level. Competencies and understandings in music curriculum design and development, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques that contribute to being an effective college music instructor.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Intensive study of topics in music education.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Ph.D. in Music Program.
This course is an in-depth study of the cognitive mechanisms underlying the acquisition of musical knowledge and skills. Specific attention is given to the following, in the context of music learning: emotion and expression, self-regulation and metacognition, and sociocognitive development
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the Ph.D. in Music Program.
Philosophy guides choices within the discipline of music education and is informed by pedagogy, research, and perceptions of educators.  Policy is the application of solutions and frameworks to solve problems and results from the philosophies of those articulating and defending policy. Both sides of the paradigm will be analyzed and discussed resulting in the identification of problems existing in music education, K-12 schools, higher education, and music in society at large.  Solutions will be offered for such problems and policies designed and defended.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission into the Ph.D. in Music Program.
Advanced course in music technology presented in a seminar format which focuses on the adoption and apdation of technology in higher education in the areas of teaching, research, and outreach within the context of music as the discipline.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admision to the Ph.D. in Music Program
This course is an in-depth study of individual differences in music learning and development. Specific attention is given to learner variability in music learning environments in terms of ability/disability, gender, culture, and socioeconomic status. Using the framework of Universal Design for Learning, students are engaged in a process for making music learning concepts accessible in a variety of inclusive environments.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to Ph.D. in Music Program.
An in-depth examination of the purposes, issues, trends and measurement tools of assessment in music in five major areas--aptitude, cognitive musical achievement, musical performance, creativity, and attitude (plus other affective variables) in both historical and contemporary contexts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 990
Refer to s in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
MUED 993
Refer to s in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom