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MUSE 201. Teaching K-8 Music

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Procedures and resources for classroom teachers.
Prerequisites: MUSM 100
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


MUSE 240. Introduction to Music Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Music programs in the public schools and roles of professional music educators. Reading, observation, and discussion of contemporary trends and practices.
Prerequisites: MUSM 101
Semester Offered: Fall


MUSE 244. Introduction to Instruments

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: String, wind and percussion techniques, acoustics and pedagogy for vocal music education students.
Prerequisites: MUSM 102
Semester Offered: Spring


MUSE 331. Elementary Music Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods and materials for fostering students' musical growth in preschool through middle school years.
Prerequisites: MUSE 240
Semester Offered: Fall


MUSE 332. Secondary Music Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods and materials for developing students' musical growth through general music and performance classes, grades 5-12.
Prerequisites: MUSE 331
Semester Offered: Spring


MUSE 334. Introduction to Methods of Orff and Kodaly

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Pedagogical techniques of Orff-based and Kodaly-based music education for elementary and middle school.
Prerequisites: MUSE 331 or MUSE 420
Semester Offered: Fall


MUSE 345. Instrumental Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Teaching instrumental performance. Restricted to BM majors.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MUSE 346. String Techniques and Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Techniques and skills for performance. Selection, care and maintenance of instruments, teaching techniques, and instructional materials.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


MUSE 347. Brass Techniques and Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Techniques and skills for performance. Selection, care and assembly of instruments, teaching, techniques, and instructional materials.
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


MUSE 348. Woodwind Techniques and Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Techniques and skills for performance. Selection, care and assembly of instruments, teaching techniques, and instructional materials.
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


MUSE 349. Percussion Techniques and Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Techniques and skills for percussion performance. Selection of instruments and repertoire, care and maintenance, teaching techniques and rehearsal strategies, and instructional materials for the music educator.
Semester Offered: Even Spring


MUSE 430. Elementary and Class Piano Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Basic problems, techniques and materials relevant to teaching elementary piano in the private studio and class piano settings. Professional responsibilities of piano teachers and business aspects of managing a private piano studio.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MUSE 431. Intermediate and Advanced Piano Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Basic problems, techniques and materials relevant to teaching piano to the intermediate and advanced student. History of pedagogy and performance practices.
Prerequisites: MUSP 210
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MUSE 442. Vocal Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Teaching of voice including the young voice.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


MUSE 444. Internship

Credits: 1-16 View Details
Description: Internships are offered at the discretion of departments. Course number and number of credits are determined by the departments. Contact departmental offices for further information. 16 credits maximum in any one program.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MUSE 468. Student Teaching Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Issues specific to student teaching in music.
Corequisites: ED 467
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


MUSE 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MUSE 530. Elementary and Class Piano Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Basic problems, techniques and materials relevant to teaching elementary piano in the private studio and class piano settings. Professional responsibilities of piano teachers and business aspects of managing a private piano studio.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MUSE 531. Intermediate and Advanced Piano Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Basic problems, techniques and materials relevant to teaching piano to the intermediate and advanced student. History of pedagogy and performance practices.
Prerequisites: MUSP 210
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MUSE 542. Vocal Pedagogy

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Basic techniques in the teaching of voice including the young voice. Survey of procedures and materials.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


MUSE 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshops is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MUSE 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MUSE 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MUSE 699. Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Master's Thesis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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