2020-2021 Catalog 
    Aug 12, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUED 460 - General Music Methods

3-4 hours
An orientation course to assist the student in formulating a philosophy of music education (nonperformance) for grades 1-12. Curriculum building, unit planning, lesson planning, materials of instruction, and current methods will be examined. An overview of the historical background and philosophical influences on present practice will be included. The physical and psychological characteristics of the elementary school child and the needs and challenges of the student with special needs will be addressed. The multicultural aspect of music and the application of this pluralism to the teaching of music will be provided. Included in the course will be a pre-student teaching experience in the elementary general music classroom. All those concentrating in Music Education must enroll in four hours in order to complete the required 45-hour field experience in a public-school setting. Offered alternate years. Prerequisite(s): successful completion of the Upper-Division Hearing and admission to the Teacher Education program. UG