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MUSE - Music: Education

MUSE 101 Fund of Music for Elem Tchrs. 2 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Restricted to majors in Elementary Education and Special Education.

Introduces basic concepts, skills and vocabularies in music appropriate for elementary teachers.

Lab Hours 2

Department: Music

MUSE 272 Techniques:Flute & Single Reed. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Spring (odd years)

R-2. 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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 273 Techniques: Double Reed. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Spring (odd years)

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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 274 Techniques: Upper Brass. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Fall (odd years)

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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 275 Techniques: Lower Brass. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Fall (odd years)

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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 276 Techniques: Percussion. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Spring (even years)

R-2. 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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 278 Techniques: String Instrument. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Spring (even years)

R-2. 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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 279 Techniques: Vocal. 1 Credit

Term Typically Offered: Fall (even years)

R-2. 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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 330 Keyboard Pedagogy. 1 Credit

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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 430 Keyboard Pedagogy II. 1 Credit

Prerequisite(s): 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.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music

MUSE 431 Keyboard Pedagogy III. 1 Credit

Prerequisite(s): MUSE 430.

Continues actual teaching situations for the practical application of principles studied in piano pedagogy. Includes supervised planning, presentation and evaluation of lessons.

Lab Hours 1

Department: Music