Music

  • 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 662: Jazz History and Performance Techniques 2
    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 681: Orff Schulw 1
  • CFA ME 682: Orff Schulw 2
  • CFA ME 683: Orff Schulw 3
  • CFA ME 701: Foundations of Music Education I: Philosophy and History
    Introduction to historical and philosophical foundations of music education. An intensive reading and research seminar course in the history of educational thought and practices in music education in the United States from the Colonial Period to modern times. The course has two distinct disciplinary components; historical research and philosophical discourse in music education.
  • CFA ME 702: Foundations of Music Education II: Sociology and Psychology
    The purpose of this course is to critically examine psychological and sociological concepts as they relate to music and education. Topics include key issues and concepts in psychology and sociology; psychology as related to music educational processes; problems encountered in the sociology of music education; and cultural influences that affect both the psychology of the individual and sociological aspects of group dynamics. 4.0 credits.
  • 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 740: Introduction to Music Education Research
    In this course, students become acquainted with a variety of research that informs music education, learn both to critique and apply that research, and develop their scholarly writing skills. Note: This course is typically waived for DMA students who have enrolled in a similar course during Master's degree study.
  • CFA ME 751: Community Music Perspectives
    Drawing upon the social, cultural, political, and economic milieu including movements in music education, music therapy and ethnomusicology, this course first examines reasons for the growth and development of community music. Students will be asked to trace an aspect of community music that may be considered as part of its heritage and also to evaluate and critique a contemporary community music project through fieldwork. Students will then be in a position to articulate their own vision for community music both as a practicum and as a scholarly pursuit.
  • CFA ME 753: Principles of Child Development and Early Education
    The purposes of this course are to 1) introduce students to principles of child development that will guide the provision of music education for young children (birth through age 8) and 2) investigate the landscape of early childhood education and the educational theories that underlie current approaches to early childhood education. Particular emphasis will be placed on the application of concepts to music teaching and learning. Learning activities will include instructor lectures, guest lectures, readings, and discussions. Students will also conduct no fewer than two observations in early childhood settings.
  • 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 873: Policy Research in Music Education
    Exploration of methods and practices in policy research as applied to music education. Emphasis will be placed on application of the concepts learned in class to a policy research project. Topics include critical policy analysis, policy implementation studies, and policy evaluation. 4 cr.
  • CFA ME 874: Critique in Music Education
    Required of all master's candidates who plan to do a thesis. Survey of literature and research in music education; formulation in bibliography; intensive and extensive study in one area by each student, culminating in a project using research technique. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. 4.0 credits.
  • CFA ME 899: Ind Project/Ds
  • 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 4 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.