Teaching, with Teacher Certification in Music (Preschool - Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (M.A.T.) - Graduate (Combined B.Mus./M.A.T.) - 2012 University Catalog

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The Bachelor's/MAT Dual-Certification Inclusive Education Program provides students with the opportunity to receive both a bachelor's and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree with teacher certification in both general education and special education.  The program is designed to help teachers develop competencies needed to teach students who have disabilities along with those who do not.

In this program, students complete general education and major requirements and an initial set of coursework in education as undergraduates. As graduate students, they will complete the coursework in education and conduct their fieldwork and student teaching.

TEACHING (Tchr Music P-12 & TSWD)

Complete 39 semester hours including the following 5 requirement(s):

  1. GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE PART I

    Complete 2 courses:

    SPED 586 Transition Services for Students with Disabilities (3 hours lecture) 3
    SPED 591 Teaching Organization and Study Skills for the Inclusive Classroom. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI) or Master of Education (MED) (3 hours lecture) 2-3
  2. GRADUATE LEVEL CONTENT COURSE

    Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours from the following list. (Advisor approval required)

    MUAP 511 Applied Music I 1
    MUAP 512 Applied Music II 1
    MUAP 521 Applied Music I 2
    MUAP 522 Applied Music II 2
    MUAP 531 Applied Music I 3
    MUAP 532 Applied Music II 3
    MUAP 541 Applied Music I 4
    MUAP 542 Applied Music II 4
    MUAP 561 Applied Music I 6
    MUAP 613 Applied Music III 1
    MUAP 614 Applied Music IV 1
    MUAP 623 Applied Music III 2
    MUAP 624 Applied Music IV 2
    MUAP 633 Applied Music III 3
    MUAP 634 Applied Music IV 3
    MUAP 643 Applied Music III 4
    MUAP 644 Applied Music IV (4 hours instruction) 4
    MUAP 662 Applied Music II 6
    MUAS 531 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I 3
    MUAS 532 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II 3
    MUAS 541 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I 4
    MUAS 542 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II 4
    MUAS 633 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III 3
    MUAS 634 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV 3
    MUAS 643 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III 4
    MUAS 644 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV 4
    MUCP 509 Analytical Systems and Procedures in Music I (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 510 Analytical Systems and Procedures in Music II (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 511 Theoretical and Aural Skills in Music I (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 512 Theoretical and Aural Skills in Music II (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 513 Composition (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 515 Advanced Counterpoint (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 516 Advanced Instrumentation (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 518 Private Study in Composition I 3
    MUCP 519 Private Study in Composition II 3
    MUCP 520 Private Study in Composition III 3
    MUCP 521 Private Study in Composition IV 3
    MUCP 525 Keyboard Harmony for Piano Majors I 1
    MUCP 526 Keyboard Harmony for Piano Majors II 1
    MUCP 561 Advanced Studies in Microtonal Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 562 Microtonal Composition Projects (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUCP 599 Independent Study in Theory/Composition 1-4
    MUCP 600 Independent Study in Theory/Composition 1-4
    MUED 500 Workshop in Music Education 1-3
    MUED 501 Psychology of Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 502 Critical Issues in Music Education (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 510 Selected Topics in Music Education 1-3
    MUED 518 Technology for Music Teachers (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 519 Music Learning Theory (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 520 General Music in Secondary School (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 521 Creative Movement and Dance Experiences for Children 3
    MUED 522 Pedagogy of the Piano (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUED 523 Pedagogy of Brass Instruments (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUED 525 Pedagogy of Stringed Instruments (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUED 526 Pedagogy of Percussion Instruments (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUED 549 Piano for Music Teachers (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 550 Music Education Techniques for Children with Disabilities (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 555 Teaching Music As Democratic Practice (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 560 Teaching World Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 565 Teaching Music Reading (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 570 Critical and Creative Thinking in Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 578 Kodaly System in Music Education (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 579 Band Literature for the Music Educator (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 580 The Comprehensive Choral Educator (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 581 Orff Workshop I-Concepts and Skills 1-3
    MUED 582 Orff Workshop II-Pedagogy and Practices 1-3
    MUED 583 Orff Workshop III-Advanced Principles and Techniques 1-3
    MUED 599 Independent Study in Music Education 1-4
    MUED 600 Independent Study in Music Education 1-4
    MUED 603 Seminar in Music Education (3 hours seminar) 3
    MUED 604 Supervision and Administration of School Music Programs (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUED 605 Field Project in Music Education 3
    MUED 699 Master's Thesis Extension 1
    MUHS 500 Selected Topic in Music I (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 501 Selected Topics in Music II (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 502 Selected Problems in Music History and Analysis (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 505 Performance Practice in the Baroque Era (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 506 Performance Practice in the Classical Era (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 549 Modern Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 550 Chamber Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 551 The Literature of the Orchestra (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 552 Ethnological Approach to Music (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 553 Jazz (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 554 Development of the Opera I (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 555 Development of the Opera II (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 561 Harry Partch - Life and Works (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUHS 599 Independent Study in Music History and Literature 1-4
    MUHS 600 Independent Study Music History and Literature 1-4
    MUHS 604 Seminar in Historical Research (3 hours seminar) 3
    MUHS 605 Seminar in Historical and Theoretical Studies (3 hours seminar) 3
    MUHS 606 Seminar in Historical and Theoretical Studies II (3 hours seminar) 3
    MUPR 527 Pedagogy of the Voice (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUPR 528 Survey of Wind Instrument Music (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 529 Choral Conducting (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 530 Advanced Conducting (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUPR 531 Ensemble: Chorus 1
    MUPR 533 Ensemble: Opera Workshop (4 hours lecture) 1
    MUPR 535 Ensemble: Band 1
    MUPR 537 Ensemble: Orchestra 1
    MUPR 539 Opera Coaching (Special fee) 0
    MUPR 540 Master Class in Musical Performance: Italian Vocal Literature (Special fee) 0
    MUPR 541 Master Class in Musical Performance: French Vocal Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 542 Master Class in Musical Performance: English Vocal Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 543 Master Class in Musical Performance: Woodwind Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 544 Master Class in Musical Performance: Brass Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 545 Master Class in Musical Performance: String Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 546 Master Class in Musical Performance: Organ Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 547 Master Class in Musical Performance: Piano Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 548 Master Class in Musical Performance: Percussion Literature (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 550 Chamber Ensemble Performance I 1
    MUPR 551 Chamber Ensemble Performance II 1
    MUPR 552 Chamber Ensemble Performance III 1
    MUPR 553 Chamber Ensemble Performance IV 1
    MUPR 555 Body Mapping for Musicians (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUPR 561 Harry Partch Ensemble 1
    MUPR 590 Piano Improvisation (2 hours lecture) 2
    MUPR 599 Independent Study in Music Performance 1-4
    MUPR 600 Independent Study in Music Performance 1-4
    MUPR 603 Graduate Recital 0
    MUTC 561 Music Instrument Invention (2 hours lab) 2
  3. GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE PART II

    Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

    1. Complete .

      MUED 556 Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. Complete 2 requirement(s):

      1. Complete the following 2 courses:

        CURR 526 Teaching for Learning I (3 hours lecture) 3
        CURR 527 Fieldwork (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 1 course from the following:

        ECEL 691 Issues, Policies and Trends in Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture) 3
        SPED 691 Issues, Policies and Trends in Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture) 3
  4. GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE PART III

    Complete the following 2 courses:

    CURR 529 Student Teaching (6 hours lab) 6
    CURR 543 Teaching for Learning II (3 hours lecture) 3
  5. ADDITIONAL GRADUATE COURSES

    The following coursework is completed as part of the undergraduate component.

    1. Complete 2 courses: (Courses are completed as part of the undergraduate program).

      SPED 584 Assessment and Evaluation in the Inclusive Classroom 2-3
      SPED 585 Technology for Inclusive Classrooms 2-3
    2. Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours: .

      MUED 557 Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools (3 hours lecture) 3

Course Descriptions:

CURR526: Teaching for Learning I (3 hours lecture)

This is the first course in a two-semester sequence (CURR 526, CURR 543). This course focuses on developing classroom practices necessary for student teaching and the beginning of a professional career in teaching, building from the knowledge and skills developed in previous courses in the professional sequence. In conjunction with CURR 527-Fieldwork, students have the opportunity to observe in classrooms and to do individual, small group, and whole class teaching. Students investigate democratic classroom practice by focusing on curriculum development; creating a positive, well-structured climate for learning in their classrooms; learning and practicing techniques for effective classroom management; and choosing appropriate teaching strategies and assessments to create successful learning experiences for their students. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CURR 505 or EDFD 505; CURR 509 or EDFD 509; CURR 516 or EDFD 516; CURR 517; CURR 518; READ 501. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

CURR527: Fieldwork (3 hours lecture)

Students spend 60 hours, or approximately one day per week, in a selected public school. Activities include, but are not limited to, observing classroom teachers, facilitating small group and individual instruction, participating in after-school activities, tutoring, attending department meetings, shadowing and interviewing students and teachers, lesson planning and teaching, and assessing student work. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CURR 505 or EDFD 505; and CURR 509 or EDFD 509; and CURR 516 or EDFD 516; and CURR 517; and CURR 518; and EDFD 519 or CURR 519; and READ 501. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

CURR529: Student Teaching (6 hours lab)

Full time student teaching in the public schools of New Jersey for the duration of a semester is required of all students who complete the regular program of certification requirements. 6 hour lab requirements. May be repeated once for a maximum of 12.0 credits. 6 sh.

Prerequisites: CURR 505 or EDFD 505; and CURR 509 or EDFD 509; and CURR 516 or EDFD 516; and CURR 517; and CURR 518; and CURR 519 or EDFD 519; and CURR 526; and CURR 527; and READ 501; and content area methods course(s). Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

CURR543: Teaching for Learning II (3 hours lecture)

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence (CURR 526, CURR 543). This course focuses on putting into practice all the knowledge and skills students have developed throughout their professional sequence in their full-time, supervised student teaching experience. A primary focus is on planning and implementing curriculum. In addition to curriculum planning and using appropriate instructional and assessment strategies, students learn about the impact of the school and classroom culture and climate on student learning and on relationships between and among students, teachers, and other professionals in school. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: CURR 505 or EDFD 505; and CURR 509 or EDFD 509; and CURR 516 or EDFD 516; and CURR 517; and CURR 518; and CURR 526; and CURR 527; and READ 501; and content area methods course(s). Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

ECEL691: Issues, Policies and Trends in Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture)

The culminating experience for the BA/MAT Dual Certification programs, this course focuses on policies, issues, and trends related to the education of students in inclusive settings. Relevant sociological and cultural persepctives focused on the social construction of dis/ability are examined as well as their implications for the schools. Students synthesize, analyze, and evaluate issues of relevance to inclusive education that will impact their professional careers as teachers in inclusive environments and the future of inclusive education. Students also conduct an empirical research project on inclusion. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 graduate credits in the program.

MUAP511: Applied Music I

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP512: Applied Music II

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 511.

MUAP521: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP522: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 521.

MUAP531: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP532: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 531.

MUAP541: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP542: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 541.

MUAP561: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. Recital required. 6 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP613: Applied Music III

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 512.

MUAP614: Applied Music IV

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 613.

MUAP623: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 522.

MUAP624: Applied Music IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 623.

MUAP633: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 532.

MUAP634: Applied Music IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 633.

MUAP643: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 542.

MUAP644: Applied Music IV (4 hours instruction)

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 4 sh.

MUAP662: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. Recital required. 6 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 561.

MUAS531: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 9.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS532: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 9.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS541: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 12.0 credits. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS542: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 12.0 credits. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS633: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 9.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS634: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 9.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS643: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 12.0 credits. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS644: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 12.0 credits. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUCP509: Analytical Systems and Procedures in Music I (3 hours lecture)

An introduction to sophisticated analytical systems with particular emphasis on Schenker analysis both as a tool for improving hearing and performance and as a worthy study of music in its own right. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUCP510: Analytical Systems and Procedures in Music II (3 hours lecture)

A continuation of MUCP 509. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 509; Music majors only.

MUCP511: Theoretical and Aural Skills in Music I (3 hours lecture)

Principles and practice of music construction, aural skills in manipulating pitch and rhythm, and related structural analysis. The total spectrum of music as a base, with specific techniques of pitch and rhythm approached from harmonic and contrapuntal standpoints. Primitive and simple folk idioms, modal counterpoint in two and three parts, diatonic tonal harmony in vocal and instrumental idioms tonal counterpoint in two parts and free composition. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUCP512: Theoretical and Aural Skills in Music II (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 511. Complex non-Western systems, modal and tonal imitative counterpoint in three and four parts, chromatic tonal harmony and expanded resources and techniques of the twentieth century. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 511; Music majors only.

MUCP513: Composition (3 hours lecture)

Writing of variations, small forms, songs and compositions for small ensembles. Analysis and workshop performance. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 511; Music majors only.

MUCP515: Advanced Counterpoint (3 hours lecture)

Analysis and composition of polyphonic forms, techniques in inventions, canons and motets based on the several compositional styles of Western music. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 512; Music majors only.

MUCP516: Advanced Instrumentation (3 hours lecture)

Workshop course: Tutti instrumentation for orchestra and band; scoring for small ensembles; instruments, instrumental families and their possibilities and best uses. Direct instrumental setting of songs, hymns, etc., without the writing of a score. Elements of band military march construction and scoring. Performance of student instrumentations when possible. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 511; Music majors only.

MUCP518: Private Study in Composition I

Advanced work in musical composition in forms and genres determined jointly by teacher and student. Fifteen private lessons per semester. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUCP519: Private Study in Composition II

Continuation of MUCP 518. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 518; Music majors only.

MUCP520: Private Study in Composition III

Advanced work in various genres and forms of instrumental and/or vocal music. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 519; Music majors only.

MUCP521: Private Study in Composition IV

Advanced work in various genres and forms of instrumental and/or vocal music. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 520; Music majors only.

MUCP525: Keyboard Harmony for Piano Majors I

Skills pianists will need as professional performers, therapists, and educators. Harmonization, transposition, improvisation, realization of figured bass, reduction of open scores, and sightreading. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUCP526: Keyboard Harmony for Piano Majors II

Continuation of MUCP 525. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 525; Music majors only.

MUCP561: Advanced Studies in Microtonal Music (3 hours lecture)

Advanced studies in microtonal music, Harry Partch's theories and compositions, contemporary compositional applications. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 561.

MUCP562: Microtonal Composition Projects (2 hours lecture)

Composition projects for the MSU Harry Partch Ensemble. May be repeated three times for a total of 8.0 credits. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 561.

MUCP599: Independent Study in Theory/Composition

Individual work performed in connection with a regularly scheduled course, but in greater depth than normally required by that course. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUCP600: Independent Study in Theory/Composition

Individual pursuit of a research topic culminating in a written document of length and scholarly integrity. May cover two semesters. Student registers for the semester in which the work will be completed. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED500: Workshop in Music Education

Changing conditions in the schools and new methods and materials for in-service and pre-service teachers. Lectures, demonstrations. Literature and materials selected according to workshop focus. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED501: Psychology of Music (3 hours lecture)

Psychological foundations of music, including cognition, perception, emotional meaning; musical development and learning; testing for musical ability; research methodology. Cross listed with Music, MUTH 501. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED502: Critical Issues in Music Education (3 hours lecture)

This course focuses on developing students' abilities to think, write, and speak thoughtfully about the fundamental issues and concepts of music education towards effective and ethical music teaching and learning. 3 sh.

MUED510: Selected Topics in Music Education

This course provides a forum for in-depth examination of a selected topic in classroom music teaching. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED518: Technology for Music Teachers (3 hours lecture)

A history and overview of computer platforms and applications for music. A review of pre-college, collegiate, and professional music software; the basics of music programming; a review of MIDI applications and interfaces; the use of interactive media in music pedagogy; and the future of computer applications in this field. 3 sh.

MUED519: Music Learning Theory (3 hours lecture)

Study of sequential steps in learning musical concepts and skills by examination of research in musical content and its perception. 3 sh.

MUED520: General Music in Secondary School (3 hours lecture)

Examination and practicum of methods, materials and philosophies of non-performance courses in the junior and senior high school. 3 sh.

MUED521: Creative Movement and Dance Experiences for Children

Investigating the principles of movement in relationship to the principles of music as a format for designing dance and movement experiences which enhance the music learning process. A focus on strategies appropriate for the elementary music classroom. Active participation. Field component. Mid-term/final project. 3 sh.

MUED522: Pedagogy of the Piano (2 hours lecture)

Principles, materials, and techniques for teaching piano to individuals or groups, in school or studio situations. 2 sh.

MUED523: Pedagogy of Brass Instruments (2 hours lecture)

Principles, materials, and techniques for teaching brass instruments to individuals or groups, in school or studio situation. 2 sh.

MUED525: Pedagogy of Stringed Instruments (2 hours lecture)

Principles, materials, and techniques for teaching stringed instruments to individuals or groups, in school or studio situation. 2 sh.

MUED526: Pedagogy of Percussion Instruments (2 hours lecture)

Principles, materials, and techniques for teaching percussion instruments to individuals or groups, in school or studio situation. 2 sh.

MUED549: Piano for Music Teachers (3 hours lecture)

To synthesize and reinforce intermediate piano skills for use in multiple classroom and educational settings. Classroom work is on a group and an individual basis in order to meet the needs of different ability levels. This course is geared toward students with intermediate skills. 3 sh.

MUED550: Music Education Techniques for Children with Disabilities (3 hours lecture)

Special education techniques as applied to music education; teaching music through movement and simple rhythm instruments. Covers all areas of a broad-based education program as it applies to K-12 populations with mild to moderate handicaps. 3 sh.

MUED555: Teaching Music As Democratic Practice (3 hours lecture)

This course examines foundational principles of democracy as a starting place for inquiry into the kinds of classroom procedures, structures, and strategies that model democratic practice. Appreciation for diverse points of view, collaborative projects, and student decision-making, for instance, are some examples of classroom structures that promote a democratic climate. Equally important is the study of composers and works of art that are tied directly to political events and social justice. 3 sh.

MUED556: Teaching Methods for the Elementary Music Class (3 hours lecture)

Methods of teaching elementary general music in the public sschools. Designing hands-on strategies that encourage the development of music skills, critical and creative thinking, and informed music listening. Attention to current methodologies and progressive trends in thh field. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 201, Music Majors only.

MUED557: Teaching Methods for Music in the Secondary Schools (3 hours lecture)

Methods of teaching secondary general music in the public schools. Discussion about unique issues of adolescence. Hands-on strategies for teaching music theory and music appreciation as well as learning labs for beginning guitar, music technology, beginning keyboard, and songwriting. Attention to current methodologies and progressive trends in the field. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 556.

MUED560: Teaching World Music (3 hours lecture)

World musics from cultural and pedagogical perspective. Following a geographic approach, i.e., Asia, Africa, selected musics will serve as a basis for exploring the musical stylistic dimensions, regional influences, cultural influences, and interrelationships with other art forms. Hands-on application to classroom music teaching K-12. 3 sh.

MUED565: Teaching Music Reading (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed for music teachers who work with students at beginning levels of music reading. Whether in the classroom or studio, beginning music readers range from young children through adults. This course will examine literature and music reading methodologies for application in developing effective music reading strategies. 3 sh.

MUED570: Critical and Creative Thinking in Music (3 hours lecture)

Theories of critical and creative thinking with application to the music classroom; developing music strategies that facilitate problem solving and thinking development. Field component. 3 sh.

MUED578: Kodaly System in Music Education (3 hours lecture)

Principles for using Kodaly materials and techniques in teaching music reading and comprehension. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED579: Band Literature for the Music Educator (3 hours lecture)

This course presents a broad-based examination of band literature for the elementary- through high-school level. The two primary components include (1) a survey of literature appropriate to the ensemble skill level, and (2) rehearsal techniques that facilitate expressive performance. Instruction will also include technological tools for research and programming effectiveness. 3 sh.

MUED580: The Comprehensive Choral Educator (3 hours lecture)

Appropriate for the middle and high school choral director, this course will provide a philosophical/theoretical foundation for effective classroom practice. Using choral literature as a basis, this course will focus on pedagogy, conducting, and rehearsal techniques. Repertoire will include literature from the western music canon, non-western cultures, and a variety of choral genres. 3 sh.

MUED581: Orff Workshop I-Concepts and Skills

Study of basic philosophy of the Orff Schulwerk through movement, melodic and rhythmic training, improvisation and the use of relevant instruments and materials. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED582: Orff Workshop II-Pedagogy and Practices

Refinement of skills in the use of Orff concepts, materials and techniques; practicum in the Orff pedagogy as applicable to American children. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 581; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED583: Orff Workshop III-Advanced Principles and Techniques

Comprehensive study of the scope of Orff pedagogy and mastery of techniques necessary for the development of music curricula and materials based on employing the Orff approach. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 582; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED599: Independent Study in Music Education

Regularly listed courses pursued in greater depth, by arrangement with graduate program coordinator for music prior to registration. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits but may be taken only once each semester. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED600: Independent Study in Music Education

Individual pursuit of a research topic culminating in a written document of length and scholarly integrity. May cover two semesters. Student registers for the semester in which the work will be completed. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED603: Seminar in Music Education (3 hours seminar)

Philosophies of music education and their application to the classroom. Investigation and application of techniques of research as they apply to music education. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only.

MUED604: Supervision and Administration of School Music Programs (3 hours lecture)

Functions and responsibilities of school music administration based on philosophies of music education, leadership styles, and techniques of management and personnel relationships. 3 sh.

MUED605: Field Project in Music Education

This seminar is designed to help students focus on their area of study and design an appropriate field project. This seminar also entails directed independent study in field projects. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 603; Music majors only.

MUED699: Master's Thesis Extension

Continuation of Master's Thesis Project. Thesis Extension will be graded as IP (in Progress) until thesis is completed, at which time a grade of Pass or Fail will be given. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 698.

MUHS500: Selected Topic in Music I (3 hours lecture)

Study of a specific area. 7-week course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

MUHS501: Selected Topics in Music II (3 hours lecture)

Study of a specific area. 7-week course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

MUHS502: Selected Problems in Music History and Analysis (3 hours lecture)

A series of projects in music history and analysis involving detailed work on pieces selected with the needs and interests of members of the class in mind. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

MUHS505: Performance Practice in the Baroque Era (3 hours lecture)

Problems of esthetics, notation, instrumentation, ornamentation, and interpretation in vocal and instrumental music from the time of Caccini and Monteverdi through that of J.S. Bach and Handel. 3 sh.

MUHS506: Performance Practice in the Classical Era (3 hours lecture)

Problems of esthetics, notation, instrumentation, ornamentation, and interpretation in vocal and instrumental music from the second decade of the eighteenth century through the works of Beethoven. 3 sh.

MUHS549: Modern Music (3 hours lecture)

Musical styles of the 20th century: historical sources, major composers, and recent trends. 3 sh.

MUHS550: Chamber Music (3 hours lecture)

Survey of vocal and instrumental music composed for one to ten performers, one per part, from the Renaissance through the modern era. Analysis of both compositional style and nature of chamber genres. 3 sh.

MUHS551: The Literature of the Orchestra (3 hours lecture)

Historical survey of such genres as the suite, overture, concerto, symphony and tone poem from the development of orchestral style of playing in the 17th century to the present. 3 sh.

MUHS552: Ethnological Approach to Music (3 hours lecture)

Non-Western music; ethnic roots and influences, theory, media, and performance practices. Folk and professional idioms of the Far East, Near East, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Study for non-majors will emphasize musical experience and social-cultural background, while music majors will also pursue a more technical approach. 3 sh.

MUHS553: Jazz (3 hours lecture)

Jazz as an art form, its impact on music and other contemporary arts; the sociological impact on American and world culture. Examination of specific performance techniques. 3 sh.

MUHS554: Development of the Opera I (3 hours lecture)

Operas of the Baroque and Classical eras from Monteverdi through Beethoven; evolution of style, changing aesthetics, characterization, and plot development and the cultural environment within which these developments have taken place. 3 sh.

MUHS555: Development of the Opera II (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUHS 554, examining operatic styles and representative works of the Romantic and Modern eras. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 554.

MUHS561: Harry Partch - Life and Works (3 hours lecture)

Survey of basic theories, instrument inventions, compositions. Features hands-on introduction to instruments, just intonation, acoustics and ear training. 3 sh.

MUHS599: Independent Study in Music History and Literature

Course work in one of the regularly listed catalog courses of the department of Music (but not Applied Music) in depth greater than that normally pursued in the course. Students will arrange the nature of the work with the instructor prior to the second meeting of the course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 8.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUHS600: Independent Study Music History and Literature

Individual pursuit of a research topic culminating in a written document of length and scholarly integrity independent of any course structure. May cover two semesters; student registers for the semester in which work will be completed. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUHS604: Seminar in Historical Research (3 hours seminar)

Study of music bibliography, research method and critical analysis. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUHS605: Seminar in Historical and Theoretical Studies (3 hours seminar)

Research and discussion of selected topics in the literature of music focusing on stylistic and analytical problems. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUHS606: Seminar in Historical and Theoretical Studies II (3 hours seminar)

Continuation of MUHS 605. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 605; Music majors only.

MUPR527: Pedagogy of the Voice (3 hours lecture)

Pedagogy of the Voice examines all aspects of sound studio and group voice instruction. It examines the basic physiology of vocal production including the structure of the larynx, and the muscular and skeletal structure involved in production of the singing sound. The topics studied include breathing, resonance, articulation, voice analysis and its technology, registration, and vocal health and problems of voice production. Psychological issues particular to the performer, such as performance anxiety, and the establishment of the working relationship and trust between student and voice teacher are also considered. 3 sh.

MUPR528: Survey of Wind Instrument Music (2 hours lecture)

For brass and woodwind players, solo, ensemble and full band; materials for elementary and secondary school instrumentalists. Attention to music written for wind instruments and newly-published compositions. Class constitutes a laboratory band and ensemble groups. 2 sh.

MUPR529: Choral Conducting (2 hours lecture)

Problems and techniques of choral rehearsal and performance: tone production, intonation, balance and diction. Accompanied and unaccompanied choral repertoire. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR530: Advanced Conducting (3 hours lecture)

Baton techniques, clef reading, playing from score at the piano, transposition, score analysis, rehearsal techniques and problems of interpretation and accompaniment by orchestra and band, as well as choral conducting techniques. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR531: Ensemble: Chorus

Rehearsal and performance in conventional choral media. Admission by audition only. May repeat. 1 sh.

MUPR533: Ensemble: Opera Workshop (4 hours lecture)

Rehearsal and performance of operatic repertoire in English or English translation. Admission by audition only. Auditions held in the semester prior to the one in which the workshop is offered. Open to pianists and singers. May repeat for credit. 1 sh.

MUPR535: Ensemble: Band

Rehearsal and performance of band and wind ensemble literature. Admission by audition only. May repeat. 1 sh.

MUPR537: Ensemble: Orchestra

Rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire. Admission by audition only. May be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

MUPR539: Opera Coaching (Special fee)

An individual practicum in which a graduate level voice student recieves once-weekly training from a master coach in matters of style and interpretation for the performance of opera repertory. The sessions focus on performance traditions and interpretive posssibilities of specific opera repertory that the student is performing in Opera Workshop that semester. Corequisite: MUPR533 Opera Workshop. 0 sh.

MUPR540: Master Class in Musical Performance: Italian Vocal Literature (Special fee)

A graduate level individual practicum in which a voice student receives once-weekly training from a master coach in matters of style and interpretation of solo vocal repertory. The sessions focus on perfomance traditions and interpretive possibilities, and support the student's solo repertory for the semester. Candidates for the MA in Performance/Voice, the Performer's Certificate/Voice, and the Artist Diploma/Voice must register for MUPR540 Vocal Coaching in each semester for which they are registered for Applied Music. Corequisite: Applied Music. 0 sh.

MUPR541: Master Class in Musical Performance: French Vocal Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 539, but focusing on French repertoire. Open through audition to singers and pianists. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR542: Master Class in Musical Performance: English Vocal Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 539, but focusing on English repertoire. Open through audition to singers and pianists. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR543: Master Class in Musical Performance: Woodwind Literature (2 hours lecture)

Coaching small groups in solo and small ensemble literature for woodwind instruments. Stress on stylistic interpretation, tone, balance and other refinements of performance. Open through audition. Pianists may register as accompanists, but must audition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR544: Master Class in Musical Performance: Brass Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 543, but focusing on brass repertoire. Open to pianists and brass players through audition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR545: Master Class in Musical Performance: String Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 543, but focusing on string repertoire. Open to pianists and string players through audition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR546: Master Class in Musical Performance: Organ Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 543, but focusing on organ repertoire. Open to organists only, through audition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR547: Master Class in Musical Performance: Piano Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 543, but focusing on piano repertoire. Open to pianists only, through audition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR548: Master Class in Musical Performance: Percussion Literature (2 hours lecture)

Similar to MUPR 543, but focusing on percussion repertoire. Open to percussionists through audition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR550: Chamber Ensemble Performance I

Participation in instrumental or vocal ensembles. Pre-registration may be required. One ensemble per course number. May be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR551: Chamber Ensemble Performance II

Participation in instrumental or vocal ensemble. Pre-registration may be required. One ensemble per course number. May be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR552: Chamber Ensemble Performance III

Participation in instrumental or vocal ensemble. Pre-registration may be required. One ensemble per course number. May be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR553: Chamber Ensemble Performance IV

Participation in vocal or instrumental ensemble. Pre-registration may be required. One ensemble per course number. May be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR555: Body Mapping for Musicians (3 hours lecture)

This course presents a comprehensive theoretical and practical experience in the somatic (mind-body) education field of Body Mapping. Through the study of specific anatomical and physiological information about the body in movement and its applications for musicians, students will learn how to prevent injury and promote facility in musical performance and practice. Related disciplines, such as The Alexander Technique, Hellerwork, and The Feldenkrais Method, are also addressed. 3 sh.

MUPR561: Harry Partch Ensemble

Learning to play instruments from the Harry Partch instrumentarium and new techniques on standard instruments, voice. Repertoire ensemble. May be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

MUPR590: Piano Improvisation (2 hours lecture)

Development of keyboard skills and ear-training for clinical improvisation. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR599: Independent Study in Music Performance

Regularly listed course work pursued in great depth, by permission of graduate program coordinator for music prior to registration. May be repeated five times for a maximum of 24.0 credits but may be taken only once each semester. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR600: Independent Study in Music Performance

Individual pursuit of a problem of performance or an aspect of musical repertoire, culminating in a performance and appropriate written work. Arranged with the graduate program coordinator for music and a course advisor appointed by him prior to the independent study semester. May cover two semesters; student registers for the semester in which the work will be completed. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR603: Graduate Recital

Graduate recital. May be repeated a maximum of 5 times. 0 sh.

MUTC561: Music Instrument Invention (2 hours lab)

Studies in acoustics and instrument construction through creative projects and ongoing maintenance of Harry Partch instrumentarium. May be repeated once for a total 4.0 credits. 2 sh.

SPED584: Assessment and Evaluation in the Inclusive Classroom

This course is designed to be an introduction for pre-service teachers in the field of Special Education assessment and accountability. The course will introduce students to elements of traditional assessment, including record keeping, grading, objective and essay testing, theories of validity as well as authentic, performance, and portfolio assessment. The keeping of anecdotal records, inclusion, heterogeneous groups, and accommodations will also be components of this course. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 579. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

SPED585: Technology for Inclusive Classrooms

The course is designed to provide educators with an understanding of how to use technology as a seamless part of the teaching and learning experience for students with disabilities in inclusive settings. Two main purposes for students with disabilities will be emphasized. Teachers will learn how to provide access to the curriculum for students with disabilities by using the principles of Universal Design for Learning as a framework for curriculum design. They will learn how to utilize technology to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities in order for them to attain maximum independence and participation in all environments. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 579. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

SPED586: Transition Services for Students with Disabilities (3 hours lecture)

This course will focus on a Research-Based and Teacher-Tested Support Model for planning and implementing transition services for students with disabilities. Successful transition services will allow students to build the bridges toward becoming independent self advocates with the insights, skills, knowledge, and learning techniques for successful transition from school to adult life. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 579. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

SPED591: Teaching Organization and Study Skills for the Inclusive Classroom. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI) or Master of Education (MED) (3 hours lecture)

In this course, future and practicing teachers who work with students with disabilities in middle and secondary school learn how to enable those students to become more effective learners so they can have greater access to the general education curriculum. Increased inclusion has led to higher expectations for students with disabilities and the need to meet the more rigorous demands of the general education classroom. This requires study and organization skills, wich students with disabilities often lack as a result of the impact of their disability. In this course, teachers become familiar with research-based study and organization strategies as well as effective instructional methods for systematic and explicit instruction to teach these strategies. Through these strategies, they can help students compensate for their disability characteristics and become more independent, engaged learners. 2 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SPED 469, SPED 568 or SPED 587. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).

SPED691: Issues, Policies and Trends in Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture)

The culminating experience for the BA/MAT Dual Certification programs, this course focuses on policies, issues, and trends related to the education of students in inclusive settings. Relevant sociological and cultural persepctives focused on the social construction of dis/ability are examined as well as their implications for the schools. Students synthesize, analyze, and evaluate issues of relevance to inclusive education that will impact their professional careers as teachers in inclusive environments and the future of inclusive education. Students also conduct an empirical research project on inclusion. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 Graduate credits in the program. Students must be enrolled in a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Instructional Teaching Certificate (CRI), Educational Services Certificate (CRE) or Master of Education (MED).