Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • MME students will demonstrate a basic understanding of current music education issues and their impact on the education of children.
  • MME students will demonstrate a historical perspective on music education practice.
  • MME students will demonstrate acceptable musicianship skills in performance, rehearsal, and classroom environments.
  • MME students will demonstrate ability to reflect upon their own practice as music educators
  • MME students will demonstrate ability to investigate contemporary teaching approaches and techniques available to the music educator.
  • MME students will demonstrate the necessary skills to review and design music materials, curriculum, and research related to music teaching and learning.

Required Courses

CONSVTY 5591GPedagogy of Music Theory3
CONSVTY 5574History And Philosophy Of Music Education3
choose ONE of the following courses (3 credits total):
CONSVTY 5589Academic Portfolio3
or CONSVTY 5599 Thesis
choose ONE of the following RESEARCH courses (3 credits total):
CONSVTY 5594AResearch and Analysis in Music and Behavior3
or CONSVTY 5585 Introduction to Descriptive Research in Music
or CONSVTY 5578 Research for Music Teachers
Methods/Materials/Music Electives (e.g., CONSVTY 5540x, 5582x, 5583x, 5586x, 5587x, Summer Workshops, Applied Music)8
TOTAL: 30 hours minimum