BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MUSIC EDUCATION
See Music Education program description under the College of Education and Human Services.
MUSIC, MINOR – 18-21 credits
Required: MUS 111 and 131, plus 12-15 credits from four additional categories. Contact the Department of Music for additional information.
Individual instruction in strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, piano, and voice. Stresses development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and artistic performance at all levels of proficiency. All matriculated music majors must elect applied music credits on their major instrument/voice and participate in weekly studio classes each semester in residence.
Admission by audition and permission of instructor and department chair. Admission of non-majors is dependent upon availability of staff. Contact the Department of Music for additional information.
Prerequisite: MUS 131 or equivalent background. Course numbers are listed below. 300-, and 400-levels reserved for music majors only.
MUSA 110/210/310/410 – Applied Music : Violin, 1 s.h.
MUSA 111/211/311/411 – Applied Music : Viola, 1 s.h.
MUSA 112/212/312/412 – Applied Music : Cello, 1 s.h.
MUSA 113/213/313/413 – Applied Music : Double Bass, 1 s.h.
MUSA 114/214/314/414 – Applied Music : Flute, 1 s.h.
MUSA 115/215/315/415 – Applied Music : Oboe, 1 s.h.
MUSA 116/216/316/416 – Applied Music : Clarinet, 1 s.h.
MUSA 117/217/317/417 – Applied Music : Saxophone, 1 s.h.
MUSA 118/218/318/418 – Applied Music : Bassoon, 1 s.h.
MUSA 119/219/319/419 – Applied Music : Trumpet, 1 s.h.
MUSA 120/220/320/420 – Applied Music : French Horn, 1 s.h.
MUSA 121/221/321/421 – Applied Music : Euphonium, 1 s.h.
MUSA 122/222/322/422 – Applied Music : Trombone, 1 s.h.
MUSA 123/223/323/423 – Applied Music : Tuba, 1 s.h.
MUSA 124/224/324/424 – Applied Music : Percussion, 1 s.h.
MUSA 125/225/325/425 – Applied Music : Piano, 1 s.h.
MUSA 126/226/326/426 – Applied Music : Voice, 1 s.h.
MUSA 130/330-149/349 may be taken for one credit or for no credit. Credits earned may not be counted among the humanities in general education but may be counted under health and personal performance and under free electives. Open to all students (300-level reserved for music majors only). Organization descriptions are available here.
MUSA 130/330: Concert Choir, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 131/331: Chamber Singers, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 135/335: Symphony Orchestra, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 136/336: Marching Band, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 137/337: Symphonic Band, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 138/338: Wind Ensemble, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 139/339: Jazz Band, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 142/342: Woodwind Ensemble, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 143/343: Brass Ensemble, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 144/344: String Ensemble, 0-1 s.h.
MUSA 145/345: Percussion Ensemble, 0-1 s.h.
ADVANCED INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES AND PEDAGOGY
The sequence of courses listed below constitutes further study of the symphonic instruments. Specialized techniques, which are employed by each instrumental family, will be presented and mastered (strings, woodwinds, brasses, percussion.) Students develop sufficient techniques to enable them to introduce and teach these instruments successfully at the elementary or secondary level. Includes methods, materials, manufacturers, suppliers, repair procedures, and procedures for private, homogeneous and heterogeneous group instruction; studio teaching and management; musicianship and creativity as part of the lesson; planning for various grade levels; history of teaching; and study of leading methods.
MUS 461: Advanced String Techniques and Pedagogy, 2 s.h.
MUS 462: Advanced Woodwind Techniques and Pedagogy, 2 s.h.
MUS 463: Advanced Brass Techniques and Pedagogy, 2 s.h.
MUS 464: Advanced Percussion Techniques and Pedagogy, 2 s.h.