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Music Program

Instrumental Emphasis

Master of Music Degree in Music Education
(32 credit hours)


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Download the Instrumental Program of Study 

 

INSTRUMENTAL STRAND (beginning summer 2018)

Studies in Major Area (14 hours)  

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques

2

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

3

MUSIC 859

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

2

MUSIC 685

Organization & Administration of the Successful School Music Program

2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

3

MUSIC 898

Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination

2


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3

 

Music History (6 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 707

History of Wind Band/Repertoire

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3

 

Music Theory (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 700

Literature Analysis

3

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands

2

 

Electives (2 Hours) choose from the following

Course

Course Title (each offered once in a 3 year sequence)

Credits

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques

2

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy

2

MUSIC 636

Woodwind Techniques

2

MUSIC 637

Brass Techniques

2

MUSIC 638

Concert & Ethnic Percussion

2

MUSIC 639

Jazz & Marching Percussion

2

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final summer of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists of a presentation of your teaching demonstration and exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.