Instrumental Emphasis

Master of Music Degree in Music Education (36 credit hours)
Link To Yearly Sequence of Courses

Studies in Major Area (16 hours) Download the Instrumental Program of Study 

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 660Marching Band Techniques
2
MUSIC 680Advanced Rehearsal Techniques
2
MUSIC 805Theories of Music Teaching
3
MUSIC 859Advanced Instrumental Conducting

(2x2 cr.)
MUSIC 685Organization & Administration of the Successful School Music Program
2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

3


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 801Introduction to Graduate Studies
2
MUSIC 805Research in Music Education
3


Music History (6 Hours)

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 707History of Wind Band/Repertoire
3
MUSIC 807History & Philosophy of Music Education
3

 

Music Theory (5 or 6 Hours)

Course NumberCourse Title
Credits
MUSIC 700Literature Analysis
3
MUSIC 675Arranging for Bands
2
MUSIC 802Seminar in Music Theory: 20th Century
3


Electives (4 Hours) choose from the following

Course NumberCourse Title (each offered every 3 years)
Credits
MUSIC 603Percussion Pedagogy
2
MUSIC 636Woodwind Techniques
2
MUSIC 637Brass Techniques
2
MUSIC 638Concert & Ethnic Percussion
2
MUSIC 639Jazz & Marching Percussion
2
MUSIC 665Jazz Methods
2
MUSIC 806Psychology of Music
3
MUSIC 811Music Education Symposium
1-3

 

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 an exit interview with Dr. Tracz, Mr. Linn, and Dr. Burrack.