Music Studies

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73.100 Observation Lab I Credits: 0

Course Details
Min Credits 0
Max Credits 0
Course ID 33187
Status Active

All students who are registered for 73.151 Introduction to Music Education are required to sign up for Observation lab 1 and complete 15 hours of school observations outlined by course Instructor.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed.

73.141 Introduction To Brass Pedagogy 1 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7092
Status Active

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on brass instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed.

73.142 Introduction to Brass Pedagogy 2 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7093
Status Active

A continuation of 73.141. Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on brass instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed and 73.141 Intro to Brass Pedagogy I.

73.143 Introduction to Guitar Pedagogy Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7094
Status Active

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on the guitar and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed.

73.144 Introduction to Woodwind Pedagogy I Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7095
Status Active

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on woodwind instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed.

73.145 Introduction to Woodwind Pedagogy 2 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7096
Status Active

A continuation of 73.144. Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on woodwind instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed and 73.144 Intro to Woodwinds I.

73.151 Introduction To Music Education Credits: 2

Course Details
Min Credits 2
Max Credits 2
Course ID 7097
Status Active

Designed to provide the student with an overview of the principles and practices of music education in today's public schools. Students will observe regular classrooms and music instruction at all levels of N-12 education. This course is a prerequisite for all professional education courses in music education and includes the component of required pre-practicum fieldwork.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: 73.100 Observation Lab 1.

73.162 Introduction to Percusion Pedagogy Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7099
Status Active

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on percussion instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

73.200 Observation Lab 2 Credits: 0

Course Details
Min Credits 0
Max Credits 0
Course ID 33188
Status Active

All students who are registered for 73.410 Globas Music for the Classroom are required to sign up for Observation Lab 2 and complete 20 hours of school observations outlined by course instructor.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: 73.410 Global Music for Classroom.

73.212 Special Topics: Sound Thinking Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35114
Status Active

Special Topics: Sound Thinking is an interdisciplinary elective for sophomore-level undergraduates that explores issues of sound production, musical form, or music in multimedia, depending on faculty and student interest. It is co-taught by Music and Computer Science faculty.

73.241 Introduction to Strings Pedagogy 1 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7104
Status Active

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed.

73.242 Introduction to String Pedagogy 2 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7105
Status Active

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on string instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instructionand demonstration purposes.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed and 73.241 Intro to Strings Ped I.

73.244 Introduction to Voice Pedagogy 1 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7107
Status Active

Intended to cultivate the fundamental principles of singing. The psychology of singing and the psychology of the singing voice are considered as they apply to tone production and resonance.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.151 Intro to Music Ed.

73.245 Introduction to Voice Pedagogy 2 Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7108
Status Active

A continuation of Voice Pedagogy 1. Intended to cultivate the fundamental principles of singing. The psychology of singing and the psychology of the singing voice are considered as they apply to tone production and resonance.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.244 Intro To Voice Ped 1.

73.300 Observation Lab 3 Credits: 0

Course Details
Min Credits 0
Max Credits 0
Course ID 31889
Status Active

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: 73.420 General Music Methods I.

73.301 Technology in Music Education Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7110
Status Active

Introduction to the role of computers and tecjnology in music education programs. Course includes the development of computer literacy., including knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet applications as essential to educators, and explores MIDI, the Internet, music software, recording, multimedia and other technologies as educational tools.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.151 Intro To Music Ed , 74.262 Survey of Music History 2, 71.202 Music Theory 4, 71.204 Aural Skills 4 .

73.394 Choral Repertoire and Rehearsal Techniques Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7114
Status Active

Examination of appropriate choral repertoire for the secondary school level and effective choral rehearsal techniques. Covers auditioning, warmups, choral tone, diction, score preparation, and development of fundamental musicianship skills necessary for a successful choral ensemble. Serves as a choral laboratory setting for the practice of score preparation and rehearsal techniques.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-reqs: 75.233,73.492,73.410,73.142,73.143,73.145,73.162,73.244; Co-Req: 73.430.

73.400 Observation Lab 4 Credits: 0

Course Details
Min Credits 0
Max Credits 0
Course ID 33189
Status Active

All students who are registered to 73.430 General Music Methods 2 are required to sign up for Observation Lab 4 and complete 20 hours of school observations outlined by course Instructor.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: Gen Music Methods 2.

73.410 Global Music for Classroom Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7116
Status Active

Focus on the music education profession's response to multiculturalism in education as evidenced through the National Music Standards and an examination of resources and methodologies for teaching and understanding the music of diverse cultures, styles, and genres. As one of the core professional music education courses, the course includes the component of pre-practicum fieldwork. There will be an additional research project for Graduate Students enrolled in 73.500.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.301 Technology In Music Ed; Co-Req: 72.200 Observation Lab 2

73.420 General Music Methods 1 Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7121
Status Active

A course designed to present the basic fundamentals of general music pedagogy, including lesson planning and the writing of instructional objectives. The course discusses basic principles of curriculum and instruction, assessment, learning styles, and developmental psychology. These are related to state curriculum frameworks and National Music Standards 1-5. As one of the core professional music education courses, the course includes the component of pre-practicum fieldwork in selected settings.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req:73.301 Technology in Music Ed, 73.410 Global Music for Classroom, 73.200 Observation Lab 2, and Co-req: 73.300 Observation Lab 3.

73.430 General Music Methods 2 Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7123
Status Active

Investigation of some of the most popular methods of teaching general music, including Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, and comprehensive musicianship. Discussion of contemporary issues including music in special education, multicultural music education, and National Music Standards 6-9. As one of the core professional music education courses, the course includes the component of fieldwork in selected settings.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 73.420 General Music Methods 1; Co-Req: 73.400 Observation lab 4

73.492 Instrumental Repertoire and Rehearsal Techniques Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7139
Status Active

Examination of appropriate instrumental repertoire for the secondary level and effective instrumental rehearsal techniques. Includes study of rehearsal planning, score preparation, and the development of fundamental musicianship skills necessary for a successful instrumental ensemble.

73.493 Instrumental Ensemble Lab Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7140
Status Active

Designed to supplement the experiences of the instrumental methods courses. Students gain experience performing on secondary instruments, planning lessons for beginning and intermediate level instrumental ensembles, sand conducting in these settings.

73.494 Choral Ensemble Lab Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 7141
Status Active

Designed to supplement the experiences of the choral and vocal methods courses. Students gain experience by planning lessons for elementary and secondary school level vocal ensembles and conducting in these settings.

73.496 Directed Study: Music Education Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7143
Status Active

Individual work under the supervision of a member of the music education faculty on a specific topic approved by the instructor and the music education faculty. Permission of Coordinator of Music Education required.