College of Fine Arts
MUS 520 History and Philosophy of Music
Education Credit, 3 hours
A study of the history of music in education in the United States, with emphasis on current teaching philosophies and methods and their origins.
MUS 530 Advanced Music History Credit, 3 hours
An examination of reference materials and basic research techniques in music history including intensive study of a selected topic. Prerequisites: MUS 351, 352, or equivalent.
MUS 549 Advanced Music Methodology Credit, 3 hours
Advanced studies of the rehearsal techniques and repertoire selection appropriate for Pre-K through 12th grade (Instrumental and Choral), organization of programs from beginning levels through high school, budgets and physical facilities, and specialized areas. Student presentations on various common methods including: Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, Gordon Music Learning Theory, Suzuki Talent Education, Comprehensive Musicianship, Early Childhood Education, and Technology in Education. Advance studies in methods relate to classroom management.
MUS 557 Advanced Stylistic Analysis Credit, 3 hours
Concepts involved in analyzing style in music, with special reference to techniques of macroanalysis and microanalysis. Prerequisite: MUS 213 or equivalent.
MUS 576 Music Education Seminar Credit, 3 hours
Investigation of measurement and evaluation in music education; seminar centered around intern teaching experience addressing pedagogical areas needing emphasis or strengthening. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.