Master of Arts in Education - Music Education Online Course Rotation

  • MUS 402/802P Music History and Theory Review - offered every Fall (Permit needed to register)
  • MUS 801 Music Analysis - offered the summer of odd years (Permit needed to register)
  • MUS 800 Foundations of Music Education - offered the summer of even years
  • MUS 804 Introduction to Music Research - offered every spring
  • One Music History Course offered every term (Spring/Summer/Fall) (Permit needed to register)
  • MUS 897 Capstone Project - offered every semester (course taken near end of graduate studies and must be planned with the Capstone Chair by at least the semester before taking the course)
  • MUS 850 Graduate Applied Instruction (via on-line delivery or on campus) with audition approval (2 Cr. Hr.): Vocal, Instrumental, Piano, and Composition.
  • MUS 815 - Graduate Applied Secondary Instruction Studio (via on-line delivery or on campus) with instructor  approval (1 Cr. Hr.): Vocal, Instrumental, Piano, and Composition. 
    • Composition Audition Requirements - Students desiring acceptance into 815 lessons for composition must submit a one-page statement of purpose that answers the question, "What goals would you like to accomplish through the study of music composition?" to the appropriate instructor. A discussion regarding lessons will follow. No other entrance requirement is required and the instructor will determine any end of the semester meeting. 
    • Instrumental Audition Requirements - Students will contact the appropriate instructor to discuss lessons. There is no entrance requirement, and the instructor will determine any end of semester performance.
    • Vocal Audition Requirements - Students will contact the appropriate instructor to discuss lessons. There is no entrance requirement, and the instructor will determine any end of semester performance.

Other Approved Elective courses:

  • TE 804 Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education (Every Semester)
  • TE 854 Reading in the Content Areas (Every Semester)
  • TE 886P Technology Tools for Teachers (Every Semester)
  • TE 866 Motivating the 21st Century Learner (Fall Only)
  • TE 815P The Effective Teacher (Summer Only)

Courses Offered Each Semester

Fall Spring Summer
TE 803 Philosophy of Education
EDAD 831 Social Foundations of Education
MUS 402/802P Music History and Theory Review
TE 803 Philosophy of Education
MUS 804 Introduction to Music Research
TE 803 Philosophy of Education
EDAD 831 Social Foundations of Education
CSP 800 Advanced Educational Psychology

Courses Offered on Specific Rotation

2021/2022

Fall Spring Summer
MUS 402/802P Music History and Theory Review
MUS 857
Elementary School Music
MUS 851 History of Romantic Music
MUS 804 Introduction to Music Research
MUS 852
History of Twentieth Century Music

MUS 800 Foundations of Music Education (June)
MUS 811P
Woodwind Pedagogy - (May-June)
MUS 847 Opera History and Literature (June-July)

2022/2023

Fall Spring Summer
MUS 402/802P Music History and Theory Review
MUS 812P
Brass Pedagogy
MUS 848
History of Baroque Music
MUS 804 Introduction to Music Research
MUS 814
Aesthetics of Music
MUS 809P
Vocal Pedagogy
MUS 849
History of Classical Music

MUS 801 Music Analysis (May-July)
MUS 894P
Wind Band Pedagogy (July)
MUS 895P
Choral Pedagogy (June)

2023/2024

Fall Spring Summer

MUS 402/802P Music History and Theory Review
MUS 857P
Elementary School Music
MUS 851 History of Romantic Music

MUS 804 Introduction to Music Research
MUS 820P
String Pedagogy
MUS 852
History of Twentieth Century Music
MUS 800 Foundations of Music Education - (June)
MUS 846 Survey of Choral Literature (History, June-July)
MUS 813P Percussion Pedagogy (July)

2024/2025

Fall Spring Summer

MUS 402/802P Music History and Theory Review
MUS 811P Woodwind Pedagogy
MUS 851 History of Romantic Music

MUS 804 Introduction to Music Research
MUS 812P Brass Pedagogy
MUS 852 History of Twentieth Century Music
MUS 801 Music Analysis (May-July)
MUS 847 Opera History and Literature (July)