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2020-2021 Catalogue 
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MUSC 29000 - Foundations of Music Education

Course Credit: 1
FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION This is an introductory course for all students planning to pursue teacher licensure in music. Emphasis is on historical, cultural, and social contexts for music education as well as the role of personal expression, arts criticism, and the nature and meaning of the arts in the education of children and adolescents, ages 3-21. Topics include philosophical foundations for music teaching and learning, curriculum planning and development, goals and objectives of music programs, materials, technology, and assessment strategies. Students will also examine the music education profession, its history, and the qualities, competencies, and skills required of music teachers. Clinical experiences in the classroom and field experiences in the schools are a component of the course. Required of all B.M.E. majors. Annually.