Music Education (MUS ED)

211 Introduction to Teaching Music (1) A comprehensive view of music teaching as a profession including requirements, challenges, and opportunities. Includes 10 clock hours of clinical laboratory experiences, directed observations, and limited participation in classroom settings.

260 Introduction to Music Education (3) Exploration of the field of music education and basic concepts in the musical education of children and adults. Philosophical, psychological, and social aspects of music as a basic part of the intellectual and physical development of children.

310 General Music (3) Skills and methodologies utilized by specialists in the teaching of general music in classroom settings. Includes traditional western music as well as music of diverse, non-western sources. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.

391, 392, 393 Topics in Music Education (1, 2, 3) Selected topics in music education. Topics and prerequisites to be announced. May be repeated for credit.

400 Senior Seminar in Music Education (3) Current issues in the profession of music education, review of national standards, and the relationship of aesthetic education to the overall development of young people. Historical, philosophical, psychological, and social aspects of music in the curriculum. Measurement and evaluation of music instruction. Prereq: Mus Ed 310.

401 Independent Study (3) Directed reading or research by arrangement. May be repeated for credit. Permission of department chairman required.

461 Internship in Teaching Music (12) Supervised experience (one semester) of music in off-campus centers. Must be taken concurrently with Mus Ed 462. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education, Tchr Ed 301, 302, and all required music methods courses. (Application for internship must be filed no later than two semesters prior to enrolling.)

462 Seminar in Teaching Music (3) Philosophical and social aspects of music as a part of basic education and intellectual development. Organization, structure, and evaluation of sequential music curricula. Professional organizations and continual professional growth. Implications of the Tennessee Instructional Model and the Tennessee Career Development Program for Music Education. Evaluations about music and specific techniques to produce expressive performances. Must be taken concurrently with Mus Ed 461.

471 Student Teaching in Music - Grades K-6 (6) Supervised student teaching of music in grades K-6 in off-campus centers for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken concurrently with Mus Ed 473. (Normally taken concurrently also with Mus Ed 472.) Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education, Tchr Ed 301-302 and all other required courses in the Professional Education core.

472 Student Teaching in Music - Grades 7-12 (6) Supervised student teaching of music in grades 7-12 in off-campus centers for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken concurrently with Mus Ed 473. (Normally taken concurrently also with Mus Ed 471.) Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education, Tchr Ed 301-302 and all other required courses in the Professional Education core.

473 Seminar in Teaching Music (1) Structured seminar for advanced discussion of instructional and classroom management, variety in methodology, discipline, school law, professionalism, and related topics. Emphasis will be placed on oral expression and written communication. Coreq: Mus Ed 471-472 (student teaching courses).

701-702 Independent Study in Music Education (3, 3) Directed reading or research.

710 Problems in Elementary Music Education (3) Methods and materials appropriate for the non-specialist in teaching music on the elementary level. Special emphasis on appropriate variation for diverse class types.

760 Administration and Supervision in Music (3) Preparation and management of budget; organization and development of the music program; selection and supervision of professional staff; public relations in music administration.

791-93 Topics in Music Education (1-3) Selected topics in music education. Topics and prerequisites to be announced.




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