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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2009

August 26-30 Wolfpack Welcome
August 31 Classes begin
September 4
Add deadline
October 30 Last day to withdraw & last day
to apply for graduation
December 11 Last day of classes
December 12-18 Final Exams

Spring Term 2010

January 8 New Student Orientation
January 11 Classes begin
January 15 Add deadline
March 12 Last day to withdraw & last day to apply for graduation
April 28 Last day of classes
April 30 - May 6 Final Exams
May 8 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

Music and Fine Arts

MUED M100 Prelude to Music Education  1 cr.

This course provides entering students with an overview of the total music education program in a variety of school settings and to develop artistry in musicianship, pedagogy, and scholarship.  Students will become familiar with department policies and procedures related to the major, will learn about opportunities within the department, and will develop skill sets and acquire information to help them navigate university life.

MUED M110 String Class I 1 cr.

This course offers the study of techniques leading toward basic performance competence and pedagogy of string instruments.

MUED M111 String Class II 1 cr.

This course is a continuation of String Class I.

MUED M200 Field Experience in Music Education 0 crs.

This course requires school observations in a variety of school situations at assigned levels (K-12) including public and private schools in grades K-12.   Students will be evaluated using assessment and learning activity strategies.

MUED M210 Brass and Percussion Class I 1 cr.

This course is the study of techniques leading toward basic performance competence and pedagogy of brass and percussion instruments.

MUED M211 Brass and Percussion Class II 1 cr.

This course is a continuation of Brass and Percussion Class I.

MUED M250 Practicum in Music Education 0 crs.

This course requires the student to focus on learning from a teacher selected from public and private schools in grades K-12.  This course offers the student the opportunity for participation and music instruction at various assigned levels in music school classrooms grades K-12.

MUED M306 Instrumental Music Education Methods 3 crs.

This course covers the organization and management of elementary and secondary school instrumental music programs emphasizing proven teaching techniques, materials, and performance procedures.

MUED M307 Choral Music Education Methods 3 crs.

This course introduces the student to methods for teaching choral music. Emphasis is on management of performing ensembles, materials, teaching techniques, and literature.

MUED M308 General Music Education Methods 3 crs.

This course covers organization and management of the elementary and middle school general music program emphasizing proven teaching techniques and materials based on a conceptual approach to music learning.

MUED M309 Psychology of Teaching Music 3 crs.

This course is an introduction to current theory and practice in music education including the psychology of learning and teaching music, nature and testing of musical aptitude and ability, and philosophy in music education.

Prerequisite: EDSE A200 or EDEL A205.

MUED M310 Woodwind Class I 1 cr.

This course is the study of techniques leading to basic performance competence and pedagogy of woodwind instruments.

MUED M311 Woodwind Class II 1 cr.

This course is a continuation of Woodwind Class I.

MUED M350 Marching Band Techniques  2 cr.

This course emphasizes show design, charting, marching and maneuvering, rehearsal planning, equipment selection, personnel management, auxiliary units, percussion, performance preparation and the fundamental principles of effective instruction related to the contemporary marching band program.

MUED M400 Student Teaching 6 crs.

This course offers the student experience in secondary and/or elementary instruction under the guidance of music teachers and supervisors certified in the student’s primary teaching area.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

OLHC M452 Student Teaching Seminar 3 crs.

This course is a symposium on student teaching—a free exchange of ideas, experiences, and problems relating to supervised teaching activities.

MUED M499 Independent Study arr.