Music Education (MM)

The most current cohort schedule is displayed below. Additional cohort schedules include:

2015 Cohort

Tentative course schedule

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Fall 2015

MUS ED 6300 Foundations of Music Education -- 3 unit(s)

Examination of the foundations and underlying principles of music education.

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Spring 2016

MUS ED 6870 Measurement and Evaluation in Music -- 3 unit(s)

Study of the measurement and evaluation techniques for music aptitude and achievement. Emphasis on developing teacher-made tests and available standardized music tests.

Summer 2016

MUS HIST 5800 Music History Survey for Graduates

Review of various style periods, media and forms in music history of our culture. Required of all graduate students who do not demonstrate adequate proficiency as a result of the Graduate Music History Diagnostic Examination. May be repeated for credit. Does not count toward minimum degree requirements. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

-- 2 unit(s) Not required for those passing history diagnostic exam. Not applicable to 33-unit requirement.

MUS THEO 5800 Theory Survey for Graduates -- 2 unit(s)

Review of theoretical principles and methods of analysis. Required of all graduate students who do not demonstrate adequate proficiency as a result of the Graduate Theory Diagnostic Examination. Does not count toward minimum degree requirements. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

Not required for those passing theory diagnostic exam. Not applicable to the 33-unit requirement.

MUS HIST 5140 Music History — Romantic -- 3 unit(s)

Prerequisite(s): MUS HIST 1030; junior standing.

MUS HIST 6220 Research and Writing in Music -- 3 unit(s)

Designed to familiarize students with specialized resources for research in music and to apply evaluative criteria to those resources. Emphasis on the development of writing skills, incorporating sources and presenting ideas in a well-reasoned and professional manner.

MUS THEO 6100 Analytical Techniques I -- 3 unit(s)

Investigation of music from chant through 18th century. Examination of major composers and their works in historical context, emphasizing development of Western tradition. Prerequisite(s): MUS THEO 3800/MUS THEO 5800 or passing score on Graduate Theory Diagnostic Examination.

Fall 2016

MUS ED 6210 Research Methodology in Music Education -- 3 unit(s)

Introduction to various research methodologies used in music education. Required of graduate Music Education majors.

Spring 2017

MUS ED 6820 Seminar: Music Learning and Behavior -- 3 unit(s)

Exploration of behavioral, cognitive and developmental theories affecting music teaching and learning. Required of graduate Music Education majors.

Summer 2017

MUS ED 6550 School Music Administration and Classroom Management -- 3 unit(s)

Philosophy, management and public relations techniques and procedures associated with administration of elementary and secondary music programs. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing or consent of instructor.

MUS ED 5450 Developments and Trends in Music Education -- 3 unit(s)

Evolving issues important to music educators. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): MUS ED 1500; junior standing.

MUS THEO 6110 Analytical Techniques II -- 3 unit(s)

Continuation of MUS THEO 6100. Investigation of music written from 1800 to present day. Examination of major composers and their works in historical context, emphasizing development of Western tradition. Prerequisite(s): MUS THEO 3800/MUS THEO 5800 or passing score on Graduate Theory Diagnostic Examination.

Fall 2017

MUS ED 6299 Research

Conduct supervised research on selected topic(s). Prerequisite(s): consent of department.

-- 3 unit(s)
Comprehensive exams proctored in August and November.

Convenient course delivery

Courses in this program are offered via interactive video conferencing methods (including Adobe Connect) Monday evenings during fall and spring semesters. Summers may include additional video conferencing sessions. Some coursework is offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.

Services and support

Support services such as access to the UNI Rod Library, UNI Financial Aid and technical assistance will be readily available.