Music

  • CFA ME 610: Practicum Seminar
    Required for undergraduate and graduate Music Education students registered for Practicum. First semester seminar topics will include development of an educational philosophy, resume preparation, job interviewing, and classroom behavior management. Second semester seminar topics include a refresher on job interviewing, assessment, public and parental relations, and music program advocacy. Case study sessions will help seniors analyze complicated classroom situations. Students will be guided through the teacher licensure process and readied for entry into the music education job market. 0 cr. 2 semesters.
  • CFA ME 611: Practicum 1 K-5
    Pre-K-5. Supervised student teaching in grades K-5, weekly seminar, individual conferences with University supervisor. Six weeks; minimum 150 hours required. 4 cr. each semester.
  • CFA ME 612: Practicum 2 5-8
    Supervised student teaching in 5-8; weekly seminar, minimum of 150 clock hours; weekly seminar; individual conferences with University supervisor. 4 cr. each semester.
  • CFA ME 613: Practicum 3 8-12
    Supervised student teaching in grades 8 through 12; six weeks, minimum of 150 clock hours; weekly seminar; individual conferences with University supervisor. 4 cr. each semester.
  • CFA ME 661: Jazz History and Performance Techniques 1
    Open to non-music majors and music majors for elective credit with advisor approval. Introduction to the American musical art form through recordings, videos, discussion, concerts and workshops; also an introduction to the role of jazz in education. 2 cr.
  • CFA ME 711: Introduction to Music Education Research
    Overview of music education research. Research design and methodology to include development of hypotheses, problems and subproblems, qualitative research, survey, observational, causal comparative, experimental, evaluation, and historical research. Ability to understand, interpret, and use research in teaching and learning. Designed primarily for master's degree students.
  • CFA ME 799: Curriculum Organization in Music Education
    Philosophies and objectives of music in public education; scope and sequence of curriculum appropriate for general choral and instrumental instruction. 4.0 credits.
  • CFA ME 859: Critique in Music Education
    This course normally serves as the final course in the DMA sequence. It brings theoretical and conceptual understandings from prior courses together with a range of research strategies, so that students can consider a possible research path.
  • CFA MH 105: Music Appreciation
    Basic materials of music; analysis of masterpieces of music with reference to cultural background; group attendance of concerts with preliminary discussion period. Course does not presuppose a technical knowledge of music. 2 cr.(*)
  • CFA MH 106: Music Appreciation
    Survey of music's dynamic interface with culture and society, past and present, including music's relationship to politics, race, religion, and identity. No preq. Open to all students. 2 cr.
  • CFA MH 201: History & Literature of Music 1
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CFA Music majors only. Historical survey of music from Antiquity to the end of the Baroque. 3 cr. 1st sem.
  • CFA MH 202: History & Literature of Music 1
    Historical survey of music from Antiquity to the end of the Baroque.1st sem. For College of Arts and Sciences Music majors, or permission of instructor, 4 cr.
  • CFA MH 211: History & Literature of Music 2
    Historical survey of music from 1750 to the present, 2nd sem. For CFA Music majors, 3 cr.
  • CFA MH 212: History & Literature of Music 2
    Historical survey of music from 1750 to the present. 2nd sem. For College of Arts and Sciences Music majors or permission of instructor., 4 cr.
  • CFA MH 324: Music in the Classical Period
    Prereq: CFA MH201/211 and 202/212. Special topics in music from ca. 1750-1820, dealing mainly with symphonic, chamber, and keyboard music by Haydn and Mozart through Beethoven. 3 cr.
  • CFA MH 325: Romantic Music
    Prereq: CFA MH 201/211 and 202/212. Special topics in music from ca. 1820-1900, dealing mainly with orchestral, chamber and piano music, as well as Lieder, opera, program music, and individual or groups of composers, 3 cr.
  • CFA MH 326: Music After 1900
    Prereq: CFA MH 201/211 and 202/212. Special topics in orchestral, chamber, solo, and vocal genres from 1900 to the present covering such issues as atonality, neo-classicism, expressionism, the avant-garde, post-modernism, minimalism, technology, etc., and with individual or groups of composers, 3 cr.
  • CFA MH 331: Topics in World Music
    No prereq; open to all students. Selected topics concerning non-western music and culture, including colonialism and post-colonialism, orientalism, anthropological perspectives, modernization, transmission, migration, diaspora, and the influence of technology. 3 cr.
  • CFA MH 334: Interdisciplinary Topics in Music History
    No prereq; open to all students. Wide-angled and narrowly-focused topics dealing with music's application to and interaction with other disciplines, including the broader humanities, science, politics, and technology. 3 cr.
  • CFA MH 336: Musical Cultures of the World
    No prereq; open to all students. No prereq; open to all students. A survey of music and musical cultures from around the world, including traditions from Africa, India, Japan, Indonesia, North America, and Latin America. 3 cr.