MUSC 114-702 MUSIC APPRECIATION A general historical survey of musical styles and genres from around the world. Topics may include Western classical music, non-Western cultures, folk music and jazz. May not be repeated for credit under different topics. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
EMAT 519-091 MUSC AND READ/ SEC SCHOOLS Techniques for teaching music and reading content in grades 7 through 12. Emphasis on vocal, instrumental and general music. Comprehensive overview of creative activities utilizing music/reading content II materials and their application to the secondary school curriculum. Development of a sound rationale for teaching music in the secondary schools, and will include one full day per week of classroom observations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Program. 3 hours per week.
MUSC 220-001 INTRO TO WORLD MUSIC Introduction to world musical traditions and practices, such as Africa, China, India, Japan, and the Americas. Ability to read music is not necessary. Open to non-music majors, music majors and minors. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education requirement IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
MUSC 230-001 MUSIC FOR CHILDREN Introduction to the role of music in the lives of children. Emphasizes the acquisition of musical skills, experiences, and information needed to help students become a nurturing, self-directed and competent facilitator of musical experiences in the lives of children. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education requirement IIIA or IIIB (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
MUSC 490-005 DIRECT INDEPENDENT STUDY Tutorial in any area of music; open to seniors and graduate students. May include continuation of a skills development program begun in the lower-level independent study course, or any type of individual research in music not normally included in courses offered by the department, or individual study of an area needed for teacher certification but not offered by the department in the current semester. Approval in writing of department chair and supervising faculty member prior to registration, with the area of study to be specified in writing. May be repeated for a maximum of eight credits. Hours vary, up to 4 hours per week.
MUSC 497-005 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Designed to encourage students to pursue an important area of original research in either music history, theory, composition or performance. Allows student to study a subject area in more depth than possible in the traditional classroom setting. Public presentation required. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. One to four hours per week.
MUSC 498-005 SENIOR PROJECT Required of music majors in senior year of the BA in music (traditional and music technology) tracks but it is open to all music majors. Designed to be a research paper, recital or composition. This project is of the student's choice in consultation with a faculty mentor. Students will meet weekly with their faculty mentor. Sign up in music office one term in advance. Prerequisite: Senior standing, completion of music core, permission of chair. Three hours per week with enhancement.
MUSC 590-005 DIRECT INDEPENDENT STUDY An individual, graduate tutorial course including research topics not covered in available courses. May be repeated for a maximum of three hours credit under difference course subtitles recorded with the registrar. Prerequisite: Written specified area of study approved in writing by department chair and supervising faculty member prior to registration.
SCED 429-001 TEACH MUSIC & READ IN M & HS Techniques for teaching music and reading content in grades 7 - 12. Emphasis on vocal, instrumental and general music. Comprehensive overview of creative activities utilizing music/reading content II materials and their application to the secondary school curriculum. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program. Three hours lecture and three hours field experience per week (Fall semester only).
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