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- General Music Concentration (Pianist)
- General Music Concentration (all other instruments)
- Choral Concentration (Pianist)
- Choral Concentration (all other instruments)
- Orchestra Concentration
- Band Concentration
Students will be required to pass with a satisfactory grade (S) six semesters of MUAP 1101: Music Symposium, to be eligible to graduate. They must be enrolled every semester in this course until the requirement is accomplished.
Related Minors or Certificates Available
MUSI 3331: Choral Conducting
Fundamental elements of conducting including baton technique, score reading, cueing, expression, interpretation and rehearsal skills with an emphasis on applying these techniques in practical conducting experiences involving vocal and instrumental ensembles.
MUED 3303: Instrumental Methods, Materials and Curriculum
The development of specific teaching skills, techniques and materials to support the role of band director and instrumental music teacher. The course prepares prospective instrumental track music specialists for all aspects of the role including curriculum design, rehearsal procedures, methodologies and the study of appropriate band literature. Field component, peer teaching and laboratory conducting are required.
MUED 3305: Educational Literature and Technology
This course will examine musical literature appropriate for P-12 music classrooms and assist in developing teaching strategies appropriate to a wide range of skill levels. In addition, students will learn to utilize various technology programs in the classroom to assist with course development, ensemble performance, and overall student achievement.
MUED 3308: Music Education for Exceptional Students
Focus on characteristics and abilities of individuals with disabilities and the effect upon musical learning and performance. Students will develop materials and teaching strategies in music appropriate to students with special needs. Content includes current legal, educational, and therapeutic issues as they relate to the teaching of music. This course requires field experiences.