1724 - Music Teaching

General

Program Title
Music Teaching
Degree Designation
BS
Program Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
Music Teacher Education. A program that prepares individuals to teach music and music appreciation programs at various educational levels.
Department(s)
Music
College/School
College of Liberal Arts
Status
Active

Requirements

Music - Vocal

Credits: 69

Requirements: Music Core (59 Cr.): MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 304, MUSM 313, MUSM 351, MUSM 352, MUSM 353, MUSP 373, MUSE 240, MUSE 331, MUSE 332, MUSE 468, MUSP 101, MUSP 102, MUSP 303. 6 semesters of major performing organization; 2 semesters of applied major at 100 level; 4 semesters of applied major at 200 level and above (one semester required at 300 level); 6 semesters of MUSP 100; Junior Recital (co-requisite of 1 semester applied lessons at 300 level or above), 2 semesters of applied voice for pianists instead of MUSP 101 and MUSP 102. Functional piano skills for these courses will be assessed in private piano lessons. Vocal Concentration (10 Cr): MUSP 304, MUSP 376; MUSE 244, MUSE 334, MUSE 442.

Music - Instrumental

Credits: 70

Requirements: Music Core (59 Cr.): MUSM 101, MUSM 111, MUSM 125, MUSM 202, MUSM 205, MUSM 212, MUSM 303, MUSM 304, MUSM 313, MUSM 351, MUSM 352, MUSM 353, MUSP 373, MUSE 240, MUSE 331, MUSE 332, MUSE 468, MUSP 101, MUSP 102, MUSP 303. 6 semesters of major performing organization; 2 semesters of applied major at 100 level; 4 semesters of applied major at 200 level and above (one semester required at 300 level); 6 semesters of MUSP 100; Junior Recital (co-requisite of 1 semester applied lessons at 300 level or above), 2 semesters of applied minor instrument for pianists instead of MUSP 101 and MUSP 102. Functional piano skills for these courses will be assessed in private piano lessons. Instrumental Concentration (11 Cr.): MUSP 376, MUSE 346, MUSE 347, MUSE 348, MUSE 349.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
1. Understand and be able to apply analytical, aural, and keyboard skills in a variety of musical situations.
Objective
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a diverse body of music in its historical and cultural context, and articulate the relationships between music, the arts, and other disciplines.
Objective
3. Apply music technology in its various forms for teaching, performance, composition, and scholarly pursuits.
Objective
4. Apply principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to the intermediate level in the performance of music from diverse styles and time periods in both solo and ensemble settings on their primary instrument or vocal area, and to the basic level for a variety of instruments and vocal areas supporting music instruction at the K-12 levels.
Objective
5. Demonstrate ability to think critically and act independently at a high level as a life-long musical teacher, creator, scholar, and performer.
Objective
6. Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively -- musically, verbally and in writing — and adapt to diverse contexts and audiences.
Objective
7. Write and execute lessons plans and curricula based on content knowledge, children’s musical development, and state standards, with the goal of developing their student’s ability for musical thinking, knowledge, and skills. Candidates will demonstrate classroom leadership skills including vocal inflection, eye contact, and giving clear directions.

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