Music - Music Education Concentration (M.A.)

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Program Requirements

Required Courses
MUED 502Critical Issues in Music Education3
MUED 518Technology for Music Teachers3
MUED 603Seminar in Music Education3
MUED 695Field Project in Music Education3
Theoretical Courses
Complete 9 credits from the list below.9
Practical Courses
Complete 6 credits from the list below.6
Complete 6 credits, not previously taken, at the 500-level or above from MUCP, MUED, MUEN, MUHS, or MUPR courses.6
Culminating Experience
Comprehensive Exam
In the term that you will sit for the exam, register for the section which matches your major and advisor. Successfully pass the exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Total Credits33

Theoretical Courses

MUED 501Psychology of Music3
MUED 503Pedagogy of Complete Musician3
MUED 555Teaching Music As Democratic Practice3
MUED 570Critical and Creative Thinking in Music3
MUCP 511Musical Style and Analysis3
MUCP 512Music Systems of Analysis and Composition3
MUCP 515Advanced Counterpoint3
MUCP 516Advanced Instrumentation3
Course must be completed four times, for 3 credits each.12
Private Study in Composition
MUCP 525Keyboard Harmony for Piano Majors I1
MUCP 526Keyboard Harmony for Piano Majors II1
MUCP 599Independent Study in Theory/Composition1-4
MUCP 600Independent Study in Theory/Composition1-4
MUCP 601Score Reading3
MUCP 602Advanced Ear Training1
MUHS 500Special Topics in Music I3
MUHS 501Special Topics in Music II3
MUHS 502Problems in Music History and Analysis3
MUHS 505Performance Practice in the Baroque Era3
MUHS 506Performance Practice in the Classical Era3
MUHS 549Music Since 19603
MUHS 554Development of the Opera I3
MUHS 555Development of the Opera II3
MUHS 604Seminar in Historical Research3
MUHS 605Seminar in Historical and Theoretical Studies3

Practical Courses

MUED 500Workshop in Music Education1-3
MUED 510Special Topics in Music Education1-3
MUED 521Creative Movement and Dance Experiences for Children3
MUED 549Piano for Music Teachers3
MUED 550Teaching Music for Learners With Special Needs3
MUED 556Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class3
MUED 557Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools3
MUED 561Teaching Popular Music3
MUED 579Band Literature for the Music Educator3
MUED 580The Comprehensive Choral Educator3
MUED 581Orff Workshop I-Concepts and Skills1-3
MUED 582Orff Workshop II-Pedagogy and Practices1-3
MUED 599Independent Study in Music Education1-4
MUED 600Independent Study in Music Education1-4
MUED 604Supervision and Administration of School Music Programs3