Curriculum for MA in Teaching Music, All Grades: Initial Certification: 41 Points

For students with music background who seek teaching certification.

Requirements for MA portfolio

PEDAGOGICAL CORE

9 points

MPAIA-GE 2010  The Arts in Human Development 3
MPAIA-GE 2029 Technology Resources for Performing Arts Educators 3
TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries Into Teaching and Learning III 3

MUSIC EDUCATION CORE

6 points

MPAME-GE 2139 Music Education Philosophy 3
MPAME-GE 2021 Music Reference and Research Materials (required) 3

MUSIC AND MUSIC EDUCATION ELECTIVES

(selected through advisement)

6 points

MUSIC SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENT

Participation in music ensembles required for 2 semesters.
MPAME-GE 2939 Colloquy in Music Education
(Terminal Experience: Professional Research Portfolio)
2

CONTENT/PEDAGOGICAL REQUIREMENTS

18 points

The Content Core in music combines pedagogy with content so that students acquire musical knowledge and skills in the content of good pedagogical practice. Thus students study repertoire that will be suitable for their teaching as well as adding to their knowledge of music. As they acquire materials, they also acquire pedagogical techniques and methods.
MPAME-GE 2114 Music for the Exceptional Child 3
MPAME-GE 2027 Contemporary Music Methods in Secondary Schools 2
MPAME-GE 2119 Teaching Music in Elementary Schools 2
MPAME-GE 2027 Teaching Music in Secondary Schools 2
MPAME-GE 2082 Choral Materials, Techniques, and Conducting 2
MPAME-GE 2115 Instrumental Materials, Techniques, and Conducting 2
MPAME-GE 2102 Fundamentals of Conducting 1
TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers 0
MPAME-GE 2092 Program Seminar and Lab 100 hours (Coordinated with Courses)
Field Participation Required
0

MUSIC AND MUSIC EDUCATION ELECTIVES                                                            6 points
  Ensemble Participation (2 semesters) 0
  Music and Music Education Electives (selected through advisement) 6

Other Requirements: Successful completion of exams in Music Theory, Aural Training, and Music History, and any required remedial classes resulting from those exams.