Music Education Courses

MUE
107
Hours
2
Basic Skills In Music

Basic music-reading skills developed through singing and playing of instruments. The course is designed for the prospective elementary school teacher and is a prerequisite for MUE 385. Students with previous musical training may elect to demonstrate equivalent skills through testing.

MUE
200
Hours
2
Intro to Music Education

Techniques associated with teaching music in the public schools. Development of classroom management skills and reflection on the role of the music educator in contemporary classrooms.

MUE
251
Hours
3
Intro To Winds, Str, Per

Group instruction in and exposure to techniques for working with wind, string, and percussion instruments. This survey course includes lecture, demonstration, and hands-on participation.

MUE
252
Hours
2
Teach String/Percu Instr

Group instruction in and exposure to techniques of teaching and performing on string, and percussion instruments. This survey course includes lecture, demonstration, and hands-on participation.

MUE
350
Hours
3
Evaluatn Teaching Learning Mus

Survey of standardized instruments and evaluation techniques in music. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): MUE 389 with minimum grade of C-
MUE
351
Hours
3
Tchg Flute Single Reeds

Instructional techniques and materials for teaching flute and single reeds.

MUE
352
Hours
1
Teaching Double Reeds

Instructional techniques and materials for teaching oboe and bassoon.

MUE
353
Hours
2
Teach Brass Instruments

Designed to provide the instrumental music education major with skills necessary to teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of brass wind instruments.

MUE
354
Hours
1
Teaching Percussion II

Instructional techniques and materials for teaching intermediate and advanced players.

MUE
380
Hours
2
Vocal Methods

Examination of vocal pedagogy, diction, and solo vocal literature appropriate for teaching students in a public-school setting.

MUE
381
Hours
1
Vocal Methods Lab

Examination of the vocal instrument and teaching strategies for working with young voices.

MUE
385
Hours
3
Tchg Music Elementary Schools

Music curriculum in elementary schools and methods and techniques of teaching music in various grades are covered.

Prerequisite(s): MUE 107
MUE
387
Hours
3
Elem School Music Program

Comprehensive coverage of the music curriculum in the elementary school, including current methodologies. Teaching techniques and materials are demonstrated and applied in field experiences. Writing proficiency within this discipline is required for a passing grade in this course. Admission to a Teacher Education Program.

Prerequisite(s): MUE 389 with a minimum grade of C- Admission to a Teacher Education Program
MUE
389
Hours
3
Clinical Experience In Mue

Campus- and field-based experiences in public-school music education at several levels. Microteaching and development of teaching techniques are included.

MUE
497
Hours
3-18
Internship Music Educ

Full time supervised teaching experience in the area of specialization (instrumental or vocal).

Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level MUA 499 and Undergraduate level MUA 299 with minimum grades of P. Undergraduate level MUS 447 or MUS 448 with minimum grade of C-.