Selected Educational Outcomes

  1. Students will explain, describe, and discuss the historical and sociological foundations of music education in the United States.
  2. Students will select and use a broad range of instructional strategies and technologies that promote student learning and will clearly explain the choices they make in their practice.
  3. Students will exhibit an in-depth knowledge of music history and music theory.
  4. Students will utilize appropriate research methodology for music education.
  5. Students will analyze student, classroom, and school performance data and make data-driven decisions about strategies for teaching all students effectively.

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Requirements for the Master of Music Education Degree

Required Core Courses10
EDUC 5999Professional Orientation0
LEAD 7210Ethics and Law1
RSCH 7100Research Methodology in Education3
MUE 7000Issues and Trends in Music Education3
PSYC 7010Learning and Assessment3
Required Courses in Music and Music Education15
MUSC 7010Music Theory3
MUSC 7020Music History3
MUE 7640General Music Curriculum3
MUE 7680Foundations of Music Education3
Select one of the following:3
Choral Curriculum
Instrumental Music Curriculum
Guided Electives11
Credits for private applied music lessons and music ensembles may not exceed a total of 8 hours. Electives may include a thesis of 6 credit hours (MUE 7999).
Total Hours Required for the Degree36