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Music Education Major

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Courses

The Majors and Minors section of the academic catalog explains graduation requirements. You can also read more about courses in the Undergraduate Course Listings section of the academic catalog.

Degree Plans

Sample degree plans provide a glimpse of what your schedule may look like as you complete this program.

Music Education Major Courses

Major Requirements
MUSG100 Recital Class (0.25 Credit)
Recital Class is designated as a requirement for all music majors to attend 12 concerts per semester. Music minors need to atted 9 concerts per semester andyou must be registred for Recital class during the semesters you are taking applied lessions. Music majors are required to take this course every semester you are attending classes on campus.
MUAP101 Class Piano I (1 Credit)
Music majors and minors (except for students whose primary instrument is piano) will complete this first level of group instruction. Class includes fundamentals of notation and basic musicianship skills which include: repertoire, sight reading, transposition, harmonization, improvisation, and technique. Class meets twice weekly, and has a fee of $175. (Offered fall semester.)
MUAP102 Class Piano II (1 Credit)
Elements of piano playing including touch, notation, rhythmic problems, major scales, and broken chords are covered. Instruction books, technical exercises, and studies of standard composers are given according to individual needs and the student's progress. Class meets twice weekly, and has a fee of $175. (Offered spring semester.)
MUTH103 Written Theory I (3 Credits)
The study of scales , keys, intervals, triads, seventh chords, chord progressions, cadences, harmonization of melodies and basses, non-harmonic tones, simple modulations, instrumental transposition, and analysis of simple song forms. (Offered fall semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 103E.)
MUAP103 Class Piano III (1 Credit)
Elements of piano playing, including touch, notation, and rhythmic problems, major scales, and broken chords are addressed. Instruction books, technical exercises, and studies of standard composers are given according to individual needs and the student's progress. Class meets twice weekly, and has a fee of $175. (Offered fall semester.)
MUTH103E Aural Skills I (1 Credit)
Hearing, singing, writing, and analyzing the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic elements of music are topics addressed in this class. (Offered fall semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 103.)
MUTH104 Written Theory II (3 Credits)
A continuation of Music Theory I. Prerequisite: MUTH 103. (Offered spring semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 104E.)
MUAP104 Class Piano IV (1 Credit)
This final class piano focuses on the individual progress of each student. Class meets twice weekly, and has a fee of $175. (Offered spring semester.)
MUTH104E Aural Skills II (1 Credit)
A continuation of Aural Skills I. Prerequisite: MUTH 103E. (Offered spring semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 104.)
MUAP105 Beginning Voice Class - Traditional (1 Credit)
A study of the fundamentals of singing: including breath control, tone production, resonance, and diction. Repertoire is half classical and half commerical. Class meets twice weekly, and has a fee of $175. (Offered fall semester.)
MUAP111V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUTH203 Written Theory III (3 Credits)
A continuation of Music Theory II. Advanced modulations, consideration of the modes, secondary seventh chords, ninth chords, altered chords and augmented sixths, borrowed chords, ornamentation, analysis of form, scoring for instruments, and introduction to counterpoint. Prerequisite: MUTH 104. (Offered fall semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 203E.)
MUTH203E Aural Skills III (1 Credit)
A continuation of Aural Skills II. Advanced ear training, sight singing, study of more difficult rhythmic patterns and written harmony are addressed. Prerequisite: MUTH 104E. (Offered fall semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 203.)
MUTH204 Written Theory IV (3 Credits)
A continuation of Music Theory III. Prerequisite: MUTH 203. (Offered spring semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 204E.)
MUTH204E Aural Skills IV (1 Credit)
A continuation of Aural Skills III. Prerequisite: MUTH 203E. (Offered spring semester, and should be taken concurrently with MUTH 204.)
MUSG209 Music Listening (2 Credits)
This course develops critical listening skills for a variety of both western and non-western musical styles. Music will be evaluated by objective and aesthetic criteria. Prerequisite: MUTH104. (Offered spring semester.)
MUSG221 Elementary Conducting (2 Credits)
This course studies standard conducting patterns, develops the skill of both hand and baton directing, and emphasizes development of listening and leadership skills. Prereq: MUTH 104 and 104E. (Offered every semester.)
ARTH251 Art History: Survey I (3 Credits)
The course is an introductory study of artists, their ideas, and styles, with an emphasis upon the variety of media and styles in the history of art. Also included is a beginning survey of art historical movements commencing with Western painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistoric times through the Aegean and Greek periods. Meets the general education fine arts requirement. (Offered fall semester of odd calendar years.)
MUED281 Strings Class (1 Credit)
Class instruction covers elementary principles of playing and teaching of string instruments. Emphasis is on development of tone production. Also considered are transposition, capabilities, and limitations of each instrument. Class meets twice weekly. (Offered fall semester of odd calendar years.)
MUED282 Percussion Class (1 Credit)
Class instruction covers elementary principles of playing and teaching of percussion instruments. Emphasis is on development of tone production. Also considered are transposition, capabilities, and limitations of each instrument. Class meets twice weekly. (Offered spring semester of even calendar years.)
MUED291 Brass Methods Class (1 Credit)
Class instruction covers elementary principles of playing and teaching of band brass instruments. Emphasis is on development of tone production. Also considered are transposition, capabilities, and limitations of each instrument. Class meets twice weekly. (Offered fall semester of even calendar years.)
MUED292 Woodwind Methods Class (1 Credit)
Class instruction covers elementary principles of playing and teaching of woodwind instruments. Emphasis is on development of tone production. Also considered are transposition, capabilities, and limitations of each instrument. Class meets twice weekly. (Offered spring semester of odd calendar years.)
MUSG309 Music History I (3 Credits)
This course is a survey of the development of musical styles and their creators from antiquity to 1750. Meets the general education fine arts requirement. Prerequisite: MUSG 209, MUTH 104 and 104E. (Offered fall semester.)
MUSG310 Music History II (3 Credits)
This course is a survey of the development of music styles and their creators from 1750 to the present day. This is a writing intensive course. Meets the general education fine arts and writing-intensive requirements. Prerequisite: MUSG 209, MUTH104 and 104E. (Offered spring semester.)
MUED357 Elementary Music Methods (2 Credits)
Course includes development of philosophy of music education and objectives at the elementary level, survey, and evaluation of materials, and means of presenting those materials. (Offered fall semester of even calendar years.)
MUSG418 Senior Recital (1 Credit)
The student will prepare a minimum of 45 minutes of music to be performed at a public recital. The recital and program notes must be approved by a faculty jury prior to performance. Final jury must be passed prior to presentation of the recital. MUSG418P is for piano students and has a $105 fee. MUSG418A is for non-piano students and has a $260 fee. Prerequisite: A minimum of three hours of upper-division applied music credit, including concurrent enrollment on the student's primary instrument and the successful completion of MUAP 104.
Choose MUED322 or 324 (Courses Required: 1)
MUED322 Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques (2 Credits)
Further development of skill in conducting, principles of instrumental rehearsal techniques, and preparation of specific works are rehearsed with the College band. Prerequisite: MUSG 221 and MUTH 104, 104E. (Offered irregularly.)
MUED324 Choral Rehearsal Techniques (2 Credits)
Further development of skill in conducting, principles of choral rehearsal procedures, and preparation of specific works are rehearsed with college choral organizations. Prerequisite: MUSG 221 and MUTH 104, 104E. (Offered spring semester of odd calendar years.)
Applied Lessons - Complete 7 Credit Hours (Credits Required: 7.00)
Brass
MUAP111B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP112B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP211B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP212B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP311B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP312B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP411B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
MUAP412B Applied Music-Brass (1 Credit)
Composition
MUAP311C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP312C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP411C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
MUAP412C Applied Music - Composition (1 Credit)
Guitar
MUAP111G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP112G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP211G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP212G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP311G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP312G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP411G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
MUAP412G Applied Music-Guitar (1 Credit)
Keyboard
MUAP111K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP112K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP211K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP212K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP311K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP312K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP411K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
MUAP412K Applied Music-Keyboard (2 Credits)
Percussion
MUAP111P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP112P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP211P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP212P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP311P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP312P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP411P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
MUAP412P Applied Music-Percussion (1 Credit)
Strings
MUAP111S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP112S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP211S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP212S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP311S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP312S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP411S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
MUAP412S Applied Music-Strings (1 Credit)
Voice
MUAP112V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP211V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP212V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP311V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP312V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP411V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
MUAP412V Applied Music-Voice (1 Credit)
Woodwinds
MUAP111W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP112W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP211W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP212W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP311W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP312W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP411W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
MUAP412W Applied Music-Woodwinds (1 Credit)
Ensembles (Credits Required: 7.00)
MUEN140 Pep Band (0.5 Credit)
This group performs at various athletic events. All members of the College community (not just music majors) are invited to participate. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN141 GC Choir (A Cappella Choir) (1 Credit)
The Greenville College Choir, founded by Professor Robert W. Woods in 1927, has become an outstanding symbol of the College. It offers students throughout the College an opportunity to sing exemplary sacred choral literature in an excellent mixed choir setting. Numerous concerts are given during the year including an extended annual tour. Membership is by audition and includes the expectation of a year long commitment. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN142 Chorale/Choral Union (1 Credit)
Chorale is a mixed chior which focuses on music reading and vocal techique. As part of the Greenville Choral Union, Chorale performs large scale choral orchestral works such as Handel's "Messiah". Membership is open to all students and the community and an assessment audition is required. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN143 Fusion Ensemble (1 Credit)
MUEN144 Worship Arts Ensemble (0.5 Credit)
MUEN145 Concert Band (1 Credit)
A traditional band ensemble performs various types of literature from all stylistic periods. Open to all students and community. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN146 Marching Band (1 Credit)
This group, open to all students regardless of major, will perform in parades and do field shows at football games beginning fall 2011. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN147 Keyboard Ensemble (1 Credit)
This ensemble is a 21 st century keyboard orchestra utilizing state of the art digital keyboards and synthesizers. The touring ensemble will perform a variety of styles from Bach to Brubeck. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. This ensemble is available by audition for piano students from the College. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN148 Chamber Orchestra (0.5 Credit)
This group performs at various types of college functions. All members of the College or community playing a traditional stringed instrument are invited to participate. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN161 Jazz Ensemble (1 Credit)
MUEN162 Jazz Band (1 Credit)
May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement.
MUEN163 Chamber Singers (0.5 Credit)
Chamber Singers is a select vocal ensemble which performs sacred and secular literature from the 16 th century to the present day. Concurrent enrollment in the Greenville College Choir is required. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. Membership is by invitation. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN165 Rock Ensemble (1 Credit)
In this ensemble students are organized into different ensembles each week, and assigned a song or a style of music to play. They are then critiqued on their performance by the instructor. This class is recommended for freshmen and new transfers. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN166 Flute Ensemble (1 Credit)
In this small ensemble students perform flute quartet music during band concerts, chapels, and for the public. Members are admitted by audition. (Offered irregularly.)
MUEN167 Chamber Ensemble (0.5 Credit)
This ensemble is a flexible group instrumentation. (Offered irregularly.)
MUEN168 Lab Band (0.5 Credit)
This small ensemble provides students with practical opportunities to create and perform contemporary (pop, rock, and CCM) music. Groups rather than individuals audition for a lab band. Auditions begin three weeks after the beginning of each semester, allowing students to form their own bands before tryouts. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN340 Pep Band (0.5 Credit)
This group performs at various athletic events. All members of the College community (not just music majors) are invited to participate. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN341 GC Choir (A Cappella Choir) (1 Credit)
The Greenville College Choir, founded by Professor Robert W. Woods in 1927, has become an outstanding symbol of the College. It offers students throughout the College an opportunity to sing exemplary sacred choral literature in an excellent mixed choir setting. Numerous concerts are given during the year including an extended annual tour. Membership is by audition and includes the expectation of a year long commitment. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN342 Chorale/Choral Union (1 Credit)
Chorale is a mixed chior which focuses on music reading and vocal techique. As part of the Greenville Choral Union, Chorale performs large scale choral orchestral works such as Handel's "Messiah". Membership is open to all students and the community and an assessment audition is required. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN343 Fusion Ensemble (1 Credit)
MUEN344 Worship Arts Ensemble (0.5 Credit)
MUEN345 Concert Band (1 Credit)
A traditional band ensemble performs various types of literature from all stylistic periods. Open to all students and community. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN346 Marching Band (1 Credit)
This group, open to all students regardless of major, will perform in parades and do field shows at football games beginning fall 2011. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN347 Keyboard Ensemble (1 Credit)
This ensemble is a 21 st century keyboard orchestra utilizing state of the art digital keyboards and synthesizers. The touring ensemble will perform a variety of styles from Bach to Brubeck. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. This ensemble is available by audition for piano students from the College. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN348 Chamber Orchestra (0.5 Credit)
This group performs at various types of college functions. All members of the College or community playing a traditional stringed instrument are invited to participate. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN361 Jazz Ensemble (1 Credit)
MUEN362 Jazz Band (1 Credit)
May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement.
MUEN363 Chamber Singers (0.5 Credit)
Chamber Singers is a select vocal ensemble which performs sacred and secular literature from the 16 th century to the present day. Concurrent enrollment in the Greenville College Choir is required. Students are expected to remain in the ensemble for the full year. Membership is by invitation. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN365 Rock Ensemble (1 Credit)
In this ensemble students are organized into different ensembles each week, and assigned a song or a style of music to play. They are then critiqued on their performance by the instructor. This class is recommended for freshmen and new transfers. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN366 Flute Ensemble (1 Credit)
In this small ensemble students perform flute quartet music during band concerts, chapels, and for the public. Members are admitted by audition. (Offered irregularly.)
MUEN367 Chamber Ensemble (0.5 Credit)
This ensemble is a flexible group instrumentation. (Offered irregularly.)
MUEN368 Lab Band (0.5 Credit)
Required Choral Ensembles - Complete 2 credit hours in a large choral ensemble. (Credits Required: 2.00)
MUEN141 GC Choir (A Cappella Choir) (1 Credit)
The Greenville College Choir, founded by Professor Robert W. Woods in 1927, has become an outstanding symbol of the College. It offers students throughout the College an opportunity to sing exemplary sacred choral literature in an excellent mixed choir setting. Numerous concerts are given during the year including an extended annual tour. Membership is by audition and includes the expectation of a year long commitment. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN142 Chorale/Choral Union (1 Credit)
Chorale is a mixed chior which focuses on music reading and vocal techique. As part of the Greenville Choral Union, Chorale performs large scale choral orchestral works such as Handel's "Messiah". Membership is open to all students and the community and an assessment audition is required. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN341 GC Choir (A Cappella Choir) (1 Credit)
The Greenville College Choir, founded by Professor Robert W. Woods in 1927, has become an outstanding symbol of the College. It offers students throughout the College an opportunity to sing exemplary sacred choral literature in an excellent mixed choir setting. Numerous concerts are given during the year including an extended annual tour. Membership is by audition and includes the expectation of a year long commitment. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN342 Chorale/Choral Union (1 Credit)
Chorale is a mixed chior which focuses on music reading and vocal techique. As part of the Greenville Choral Union, Chorale performs large scale choral orchestral works such as Handel's "Messiah". Membership is open to all students and the community and an assessment audition is required. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
Required Band Ensembles - Complete 2 credit hours in concert band. (Credits Required: 2.00)
MUEN145 Concert Band (1 Credit)
A traditional band ensemble performs various types of literature from all stylistic periods. Open to all students and community. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
MUEN345 Concert Band (1 Credit)
A traditional band ensemble performs various types of literature from all stylistic periods. Open to all students and community. May be appled to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement. (Offered every semester.)
Professional Education
EDUC101 Introduction Educational Practice (3 Credits)
EDU 101 Introduction to Educational Practice Three Credits This course prepares the candidate for admission to Teacher Education. Course content includes the characteristics of the Greenville College Teacher Education Program, a survey of the legal, social and ethical issues involved in public school education, an introduction to LiveText and program portfolio development, and a correlation of psychological principles to varied learning styles and milieus. This course is conducted on campus and includes 70 hours of field experience in school settings that have a large minority population. This course will give students the opportunity to determine whether they want to persist in the Teacher Education Program. (Offered fall semester for transfer students and students with special needs by permission of instructor, and offered every Interterm for freshmen.) Pre-requisite: signature of instructor IN15 - $92 Fee.
EDUC202 Cultural Awareness in the Classroom (3 Credits)
The purpose of this course is to explore race and poverty issues that impact the classroom environment. Candidates will search for effective strategies to better meet the needs of underserved populations. The hidden rules of economic class and characteristics of generational poverty will be studied, with emphasis on the impact this has on instruction. Students spend 40 hours assisting in a classroom which serves a high minority and low socioeconomic population. Prerequisite: EDU 101. (Offered every Interterm.) IN16 - $60 Fee
PSYC206 Adolescent Development (3 Credits)
PSY 206 Adolescent Development Three Credits The transitional years of human development from puberty to early adulthood. Emphasis is on developmental tasks and choices through which adolescents develop mastery and a sense of self-competence. Prerequisite: PSY 101 or 220 or admittance into the Teacher Education program. (Offered every semester.)
EDUC280 Exceptional Child (3 Credits)
This course will examine the historical context, diverse characteristics, and individual planning for the exceptional child. Students in this course will explore how individuals develop and learn within the context of their cultural, linguistic, and academic experiences. Co-teaching instructional plans based on diverse student characteristics, student performance data, and curriculum goals will be developed. Thirsty hours of field experience in a special education classroom are required. Prerequisite: EDU 101. (Offered every semester.)
EDUC316 Read/Write Across Curriculums (3 Credits)
EDU 316 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum Three Credits Emphasis is on teaching reading and writing in content areas from grades 6 through 12. Relationships between reading, literacy, and writing within content areas are established and ways of meeting the needs of culturally diverse and dysfunctional students are explored. Candidates design appropriate learning experiences and apply reading-study skills to the content areas. Field experiences required. Cross listed with ENG 316. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. (Offered fall semester.)
EDUC333 The Learning Environment (3 Credits)
This course will investigate the structures of a safe and healthy learning environment that facilitates cultural and linguistic responsiveness, positive social interaction, active engagement, and academic risk-taking. A three tiered level of positive behavior supports (PBS) will be explored as a framework for creating plans to accomplish a productive learning environment. Twenty hours of field experience required. Prerequisite: EDU280
EDUC340 Educational Measurement/Evaluation (3 Credits)
EDU 340 Educational Measurement and Evaluation Three Credits This course is designed to explore classroom evaluation of student growth as an integral part of instruction. Candidates explore the purpose of evaluation as it relates to planning instruction. Professional, social, ethical, and philosophical considerations related to teaching/learning are also explored. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. (Offered every semester.)
EDUC360 Secondary Music Methods (2 Credits)
This course covers a variety of topics necessary for the role of a music educator including administrative tasks such as scheduling, grading, budgeting, public relations, fund raising; music library, housing, and equipment; discipline, motivation, and curriculum; contests and festivals; philosophy of music education; developing ensembles; marching band; and will create lesson plans for listening units, cross-discipline units, and improvisation and composing units.
EDUC400 Early Professional Experience (1 Credit)
EDU 400 Early Experience One Credit After admission to the professional internship , candidates receive student teaching placements. Candidates work with their cooperating teachers during the first week of school. Five days of clinical experience required. Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Internship. (Offered fall semester)
EDUC409 Secondary Methods (3 Credits)
Teacher candidates work to integrate prior coursework experienced into the context of real classrooms. Teacher candidates develop a teaching philosophy and an operational "professional identity." Candidates consider the impact that various factors have on the learning environment, develop teaching strategies that promote active learning and which engage students with diverse abilities, cultures, and ethnicity. Candidates explore methods specific to their subject areas under the additional guidance of the program coordinator. Teacher candidates will engage in preparing for the edTPA. Candidates complete a minimum of 15 hours in the clinical setting completing pre-mini student teaching assignments. Students must take EDU409 and 410 (Offered Interterm) during the same academic year. Prerequisites: Admission to the Teacher Education Program; EDU316, 333, and 340. (Offered fall semester.)
EDUC410 Secondary Methods Clinical Practice (3 Credits)
Candidates complete a mini-student teaching experience, consisting of 12 full days in the secondary classroom. Teacher candidates will meet on campus for a minimum of three class sessions. The course faculty member, assisted by the Director of Field Experience, will determine the placement for the clinical experience. Students must take EDU409 in the same academic year. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program and EDU409. (Offered Interterm.)
EDUC425 Student Teaching-Music/K-12 (12 Credits)
EDU 425 Music Student Teaching Fifteen Credits For candidates completing the K-12 specialist program in music. Assignments are for eight weeks in an elementary K-6 program and eight weeks in a secondary 6-12 program (with designations in chorus, instrumental, or both). Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Internship. (Offered every semester.)
Choose EDUC402 or 428 - Choose EDUC402 or 428 (Courses Required: 1)
EDUC402 Seminar in Elementary Education (1 Credit)
A capstone course offered in conjunction with EDU 404, Professional Internship (Student Teaching).
EDUC428 Secondary Programs Clinical Seminar (1 Credit)
The seminar addresses professional topics within the field of education and provides an opportunity for teacher candidates to focus on the required performance assessment. The performance assessment, aligned with state standards, is an authentic assessment tool that shows how teacher candidates develop and evaluate student learning. The portfolio documents practices in the areas of planning, instruction, assessment, analyzing teaching, and academic learning to reveal the impact of a candidate's teaching performance on student learning. This course is to be taken concurrently with student teaching and is pass/fail. Prerequisite: EDU410.

Career Opportunities

 

  • Elementary Music Teacher
  • High School Music Teacher
  • Private Lessons Instructor
  • Choir Director
  • Band Director