MUS-442   Music Methods and Materials 3 credits

Prerequisites: MUS-341

This course, for music education majors, will include methods and materials of teaching music in the public schools for grades K-12 in elementary general music, secondary vocal music, and secondary instrumental (band and orchestra) music. This course is designed to prepare students for their internship and certification to teach music in public schools. Some of the topics will include philosophy of music education, history of music education, special teaching methods (Kodaly, Orff, Suzuki), national organizations (MENC) and seminars (Tanglewood), instructional planning, research in music education, technology, facilities and ethics.