2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


Music Education, MMEd

Master of Music Education Degree Program Requirements

Music education majors must earn a minimum of 32 hours in approved graduate courses, with at least half of the courses, where appropriate, in the principal field of instrumental, choral or general music. This degree is designed to strengthen musical scholarship and performance, to promote philosophical and psychological understanding in music education, and to provide opportunities to explore specific interests of the individual student through special topics courses.To apply to the Master of Music Education program, students must possess a Bachelor of Music or its equivalent, with a major in music education.

General Courses

MUSI 60913Psychology of Music

3

MUSI 60923Philosophy of Music Education

3

MUSI 60300Special Problems in Music Education

1.00-20.00

Education Courses

6

Musicology

MUSI 60103Bibliography and Research Techniques

3

Music Theory

3

 

MUSI 50523Linear Analysis

3

or

MUSI 60553Analysis of Music: 1880-1950

3

Performance

MUSP 60110-60710Lessons

3-6

MUSI 60010-60210Ensembles

1

Total Credit Hours:32

Electives

Electives

1-4

Total Credit Hours:32
MUSI 60300 - A comprehensive oral examination follows submission of the final Special Problems Report.

MUSP 60110/ MUSI 60710 - With permission, students may take Performance for six semester hours, including a public recital.

Electives- Majors with keyboard concentration fulfill this two-semester requirement through Accompanying and Chamber Music ensembles.

Piano Pedagogy

MUSI 60913Psychology of Music

3

MUSI 60923Philosophy of Music Education

3

MUSI 60203Graduate Piano Pedagogy and Practicum I

3

MUSI 60213Graduate Piano Pedagogy and Practicum II

3

MUSI 60223Current Trends and Research in Piano Pedagogy

3

MUSI 60231

 

EDEC 60133Play and Creativity

3

or

EDUC 60810Seminar in Educational Research

1.00-3.00

 

MUSI 60300Special Problems in Music Education

1.00-20.00

Musicology

MUSI 60103Bibliography and Research Techniques

3

Theory

MUSI 50523Linear Analysis

3

or

MUSI 60553Analysis of Music: 1880-1950

3

Performance

MUSP 60210Piano

6

MUSI 60010-60210Ensembles

1

Total Credit Hours:34

MUSI 60300 -A comprehensive oral examination follows submission of the final Special Problems Report.

MUSP 60210-With permission, students may take Performance for six semester hours, including a public recital.

MUSI 60010-60210-Majors with keyboard concentration fulfill this two-semester requirement through Accompanying and Chamber Music ensembles.