2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Music Education
Music
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MUSE 101 Fundamentals of Music for Elementary Teachers
[formerly MUSC 101 Fundamentals of Music for Elementary Teachers]
2 cr. Prerequisite: Restricted to majors in Elementary Education and Special Education.  Introduces basic concepts, skills and vocabularies in music appropriate for elementary teachers.

MUSE 272 Techniques:  Flute and Single Reed
[formerly MUSC 250 Flute and Single Reed Pedagogy]
1 cr. R-2. (odd Sp)  Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of methods of instruction and problems of public school music in woodwind instruments; develops fundamental technical skills on flute, clarinet and saxophone.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 273 Techniques:  Double Reed
[formerly MUSC 251 Double Reed Pedagogy]
1 cr. (odd Sp)  Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of methods of instruction and problems of public school music in double reed instruments;
develops fundamental technical skills on oboe and bassoon.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 274 Techniques:  Upper Brass
[formerly MUSC 252 High Brass Pedagogy]
1 cr. (odd F)  Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of methods of instruction and problems of public school music in high brass instruments; develops fundamental technical skills on trumpet and French horn.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 275 Techniques:  Lower Brass
[formerly MUSC 253 Low Brass Pedagogy]
1 cr. (odd F)  Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of methods of instruction and problems of public school music in low brass instruments; develops fundamental technical skills on trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, baritone and tuba.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 276 Techniques:  Percussion
[formerly MUSC 254 Percussion Pedagogy]
1 cr. R-2. (even Sp) Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of methods of instruction and problems of public school music in the percussion area; develops fundamental technical skills in percussion instruments.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 278 Techniques:  String Instrument
[formerly MUSC 255 String Instrument Pedagogy]
1 cr. R-2. (even Sp)  Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of instruction and problems of public school music in the teaching of string instruments.  Develops fundamental technical skills on string instruments.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 279 Techniques:  Vocal
[formerly MUSC 256 Vocal Pedagogy]
1 cr. R-2. (even F)  Prepares the prospective teacher with the knowledge of instruction and problems of public school music in the vocal area.  Develops fundamental technical skills in this area.  Includes laboratory experience for the student.

MUSE 330 Keyboard Pedagogy
[formerly MUSC 374 Piano Pedagogy I]
1 cr. Prerequisite: junior standing or consent of instructor.  Preparation of advanced piano students for teaching of beginning pupils, privately and in groups.  Includes a survey of materials and teaching methods appropriate for this level.

MUSE 430 Keyboard Pedagogy II
[formerly MUSC 470 Piano Pedagogy II]
1 cr. Prerequisite: MUSE 330.  Provides piano students with actual teaching situations for the practical application of principles studied in piano pedagogy.  Includes supervised planning, presentation and evaluation of lessons.

MUSE 431 Keyboard Pedagogy III
[formerly MUSC 471 Piano Pedagogy III]
1 cr. Prerequisite: MUSE 430.  Continues actual teaching situations for the practical application of principles studied in piano pedagogy.  Includes supervised planning, presentation and evaluation of lessons.

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