Music Education (MED)

MED 1000 Music Education Lab

[0 credit hours]

Experiential learning for music education majors. All music education majors must register for this course when enrolled in the following classes: MUS 1500, 1510, 1530, 1550, 1560, 3500, 3510, 3520, or any MED course. A total of 5 semesters is required. Offered as P/NC only. - 0 hours.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

MED 3000 Foundations Of Music Education

[2 credit hours]

General overview of music education. Addresses history and philosophy of music education, music in a diverse society, classroom observation skills, analysis of music teaching, classroom communication and educational theories.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

MED 3030 Music For The Early Childhood Teacher

[2 credit hours]

Topics: Children's voices, music literacy, appreciation, creativity, classroom instruments. Analysis of music books, comparative methodology, curriculum integration. May include field experience.

Prerequisites: MUS 2200 with a minimum grade of C

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

MED 3300 Elementary And Secondary School Instrument Methods For Music Majors

[3-4 credit hours]

Choral/Gen cluster 3 cr.; Inst cluster 4 cr. A study of the techniques and teaching procedures used in the presentation of the instrumental music program in elementary and secondary schools. Field experience required. Includes participation in MUS 1000:002.

Term Offered: Spring

MED 3310 Music For Children

[3 credit hours]

Topics: Children's voices, music reading readiness and music reading, appreciation, creativity, use of classroom instruments. Projects: Analysis of music books for children, a comparative review of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, & Gordon. Field experience required.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

MED 3320 Secondary School Vocal Methods For Music Majors

[3-4 credit hours]

Choral/General cluster 4 cr.; Instrumental cluster 3 cr. An overview of secondary school problems of vocal music education. Field experience required. Includes participation in MUS 1000:002.

Term Offered: Fall

MED 3330 Early Childhood Music Methods For Music Majors

[3 credit hours]

Topics include children's voices, music readiness skills, appreciation, creativity, use of classroom instruments. Projects include keyboard technology, analysis of basic series, a comparative review of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and Gordon. Includes computer and keyboard technology and field experience.

MED 4230 Integrating Aesthetic Experience

[3 credit hours]

This course will provide students majoring in education an overview of the role of music and art in educational curriculum development. Students will learn about the history of art and music through lecture, discussion and participation in art and music activities and develop methods of teaching art and music in the classroom. Interdisciplinary teaching and curriculum planning methods will be a focus of the course, affording students methods of incorporating the historical, cultural and social aspects of art and music in a general curriculum. (Students may enroll in either the Music or Art Education Sections)

Term Offered: Fall

MED 4900 Student Teaching Seminar

[2 credit hours]

This course is required for all music education majors. This course focuses reflectivity on common experiences in student teaching. Attention is also given to resume preparation, portfolio use and job interviews.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

MED 4930 Student Teaching

[6-12 credit hours]

This course is required for all music education majors. Planned field experiences in public school classrooms under the direction of University supervisors. Observation of teaching of experienced teachers; gradual acceptance of full teaching responsibility by student teacher. Must register for 6 hours elementary and 6 hours secondary.

Prerequisites: Upper Division with a score of 1

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

MED 4990 Individual Study In Music Education For Undergraduate Students

[1-3 credit hours]

Individual study is designed to provide a student with the opportunity to work individually on professional interests and concerns under the direction of the faculty of the Department of Music.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall