MUED201
Introduction to Music Education

Prerequisites: Co-requisite MUED 297

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUED244
Music Learning and Development

Prerequisites: MUED 297.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

MUED282
Music Technology: An Introduction and Overview

Prerequisites: TEAC 331 or permission.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED297
Professional Practicum Experiences

Description: Guided participation and/or observations in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children/youth.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

MUED343
Music Composition Methods

Prerequisites: Admission to Music Teacher Education Program or standing as Bachelor of Music (Composition Emphasis) student

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

MUED344
General Music Methods

Prerequisites: Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel: MUED 397A

Description: Skills, knowledge, methods, and materials needed for teaching in the elementary and secondary general music setting.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED345
Instrumental Music Methods

Prerequisites: Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program; MUED 374.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED346
Choral Music Methods

Prerequisites: Admission to Music Teacher Education Program; MUED 374.

Description: Choral music teaching methods at the elementary and secondary school level. Various teaching strategies, rehearsal techniques, practical organization skills, and current trends.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED370
Elementary School Music

Prerequisites: Admission to the Teacher Education Program or permission.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED374
Advanced Conducting

Prerequisites: MUSC 274.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED397
Professional Practicum Experiences

Prerequisites: Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program.

Pass/No Pass only.

Description: Supervised teaching experiences in school.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:10
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

MUED397A
Professional Practicum Experiences - General Music

Prerequisites: Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel with MUED 344.

Description: Supervised teaching experiences in school.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

MUED397B
Professional Practicum Experiences - Instrumental Music

Prerequisites: Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel with MUED 345.

Description: Supervised teaching experiences in school.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

MUED397D
Professional Practicum Experiences - Choral Music

Prerequisites: Admission to the Music Teacher Education Program. Parallel with MUED 346.

Description: Supervised teaching experiences in school.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

MUED401A
Advanced Methods: General Music

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401B
Advanced Methods: Band Rehearsal Strategies

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401E
Advanced Methods: Beyond Concert Choir

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401J
Advanced Methods: Marching Band Directing

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: Fundamental training, programming, and administrative approaches for marching bands.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401K
Advanced Methods: Marching Band Drill Design

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345, 346

Description: Fundamental training in programming and visual design/drill charting for marching bands.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401L
Advanced Methods: Jazz Band

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401M
Advanced Methods: Improvisation

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401N
Advanced Methods: Strings and Orchestra

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345, & 346

Description: Analysis of K-12 music teaching with special attention to: teacher certification, current issues in education, and professional communication.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401P
Advanced Methods: Popular Musicianship

Prerequisites: MUED 343, 344, 345 and 346

Description: Introduction to elements of vernacular musicianship, including "rock band" instruments, ear-based performance, peer collaboration, and beginning songwriting.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401Q
Advanced Methods: Instrumental Arranging

Prerequisites: MUED 343 & 344.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED401Z
Advanced Methods: Special Topics

Prerequisites: MUED 344, 345 and 346

Description: Advanced work in current issues and trends in specific aspects of pre-K to 12th grade music education.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

MUED403
Student Teaching Seminar

Prerequisites: Parallel MUED 497/897.

Description: Analysis of K to 12th grade music teaching: teacher certification; selected legal aspects of education; current issues in education; and professional communication.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MUED450
American Cultural Perspectives through Popular Music and GuitarCrosslisted with MUED 850, MUNM 450, TEAC 450, TEAC 850

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music for Non-majors
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts ACE 5 Humanities

MUED470
Music and Special Education

Prerequisites: MUED 344; parallel MUED 497D or 497T

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED473
Approaches to Middle School General MusicCrosslisted with MUED 873, TEAC 873

Prerequisites: MUED 344 or permission.

Description: For prospective new and experienced general music/middle school teachers. Characteristics of middle school students, materials, methodology, guitar and recorder techniques, and curriculum development.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

MUED490
Workshop Seminar

Description: Opportunity to learn and to put into practice the principles and techniques of music instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

MUED493
Workshop Seminar

Description: Opportunity to learn and to put into practice the principles and techniques of music instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Workshop Seminars in Music Ed

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

MUED496
Independent Study in Music EducationCrosslisted with MUED 896

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:IND
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

MUED497
Student TeachingCrosslisted with MUED 897

Description: 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. MUED 897 does not apply towards the master of music degree.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

MUED497D
Student Teaching - Elementary MusicCrosslisted with MUED 897D

Description: 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. MUED 897 does not apply towards the master of music degree.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

MUED497T
Student Teaching - Secondary MusicCrosslisted with MUED 897T

Description: 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. MUED 897 does not apply towards the master of music degree.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:FLD
Groups:Music Education

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE: