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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "MUED-Music Education"

MUED - Music Education

MUED 155 Fundamentals for the Classroom Teacher (3) Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education) ; or must be a Pre-Elementary Education major; or must be a Pre-Early Childhood Education major. The fundamentals of music theory and practice, related to the needs of the classroom and the kindergarten teacher.

MUED 186 Pre-professional Experiences I (2) Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. An orientation into the role of the music teacher in the school and community. On-site school visits at elementary, middle and high school levels form the basis for discussion and exploration of all facets of the music education profession. Fulfills the College of Arts and Humanities requirement for UNIV101.

MUED 187 Pre-Professional Experiences II (1) Prerequisite: MUED186. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Regular on-site school visitation at elementary, middle and high school levels arranged to expand student understandings and reflections of music instruction in classroom settings.

MUED 213 String Technique and Pedagogy I (2) Restriction: Must be in Music Education program; and must not have completed MUED113. Credit only granted for: MUED113 or MUED213. Formerly: MUED113. A study of violin, viola, cello and bass technique and pedagogy; beginning level. Emphasizes group process playing and teaching.

MUED 214 String Technique and Pedagogy II (2) Prerequisite: MUED213. Restriction: Must be a major in Music Education-instrumental option. Credit only granted for: MUED114 or MUED214. Formerly: MUED114. A study in violin, viola, cello and bass technique and pedagogy; intermediate to advanced level. Emphasizes group process playing and teaching, chamber music and individual technique development.

MUED 215 Woodwind Technique and Pedagogy (2) Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department. Credit only granted for: MUED116, MUED117, or MUED215. Formerly: MUED116 and MUED117. Playing experience on instruments of the woodwind family. Historical and acoustical background. Principles of improvisation. Basic concepts of teaching. Methods and materials. Techniques of individual and class instruction.

MUED 216 Percussion Technique and Pedagogy (2) Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Playing experience on percussion instruments. Historical and acoustical background. Scoring for percussion. Principles of improvisation. Basic concepts of teaching. Methods and materials. Techniques of individual and class instruction.

MUED 217 Brass Instrument Technique and Pedagogy (2) Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Playing experience on instruments of the brass family. Historical and acoustical background. Principles of improvisation. Basic concepts of teaching. Methods and materials. Techniques of individual and class instruction.

MUED 222 Classroom Instruments Technique and Pedagogy (2) Prerequisite: MUED187 and MUED186. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. An introduction to the fundamentals of classroom instruments technique and pedagogy for the choral and general teacher.

MUED 269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

MUED 311 Teaching Elementary Instrumental Music I (2) Prerequisite: MUED187. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Prepare instrumental-emphasis music education majors to synthesize the knowledge and skills that will enable them to teach fundamental musical skills at the elementary level.

MUED 320 Teaching Secondary Instrumental Music I (2) Prerequisite: MUED187. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Prepare instrumental-emphasis music education majors to synthesize the knowledge and skills that will enable them to extend secondary-level musical skill through planned instruction and development of teaching materials.

MUED 333 Classroom Vocal Pedagogy (2) Prerequisite: MUED187 and MUED186. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. An introduction to the fundamentals of group vocal pedagogy for the choral and general classroom teacher, including the teaching of posture, breathing, resonance, registration, articulation and foreign language diction as appropriate to needs of the child or adolescent singer in K-12 classroom settings.

MUED 369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

MUED 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Prerequisite: Must have learning proposal approved by the Office of Experiential Learning Programs, faculty sponsor, and student's internship sponsor. Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

MUED 411 Teaching Elementary Instrumental Music II (2) Prerequisite: MUED320 and MUED311. Corequisite: MUED489. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Prepare instrumental-emphasis music education majors to synthesize the knowledge and skills that will enable them to develop and/or maintain an exemplary curricular-oriented, research-based, comprehensive elementary instrumental music program.

MUED 420 Teaching Secondary Instrumental Music II (2) Prerequisite: MUED320 and MUED311. Corequisite: MUED489. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Prepare instrumental-emphasis music education majors to synthesize the knowledge and skills that will enable them to develop and/or maintain an exemplary, curricular-oriented, research-based, comprehensive secondary instrumental program.

MUED 471 Teaching General Music (2) Prerequisite: MUED222 and MUED333. Corequisite: MUED489. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. An examination of children's musical development via model teaching experiences. Students in this course will be involved in learning appropriate techniques and materials used to plan, deliver, and assess musical instruction effectively in general music settings for K-12 students. The focus is on how to implement a sequential, balanced, and comprehensive music curriculum (i.e., artistic processes: creating, performing, and responding) that emphasizes opportunities for students to construct their own learning.

MUED 472 Teaching Choral Music (2) Prerequisite: MUED471. Corequisite: MUED489. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Preparation for teaching choral classes through the integration of conducting technique, vocal pedagogy, knowledge of repertoire, and the application of appropriate instructional strategies in the context of peer teaching and field experience assignments.

MUED 473 Teaching General Music for Instrumentalists (2) Prerequisite: MUED311; and MUED320. Restriction: Must be in Music Education program. Introduction to current trends, materials and approaches in general music instruction.

MUED 474 Field Experiences: Pre-Student Teaching (1) Prerequisite: MUED420 and MUED411; or (MUED472 and MUED471). Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and senior standing. Field experiences to fulfill teaching requirements in K-12 music teacher education program.

MUED 484 Student Teaching in Elementary School: Music (4-6) Corequisite: MUED494. Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and must be in Music Education program. Fulfills elementary teaching requirements in K-12 music teacher education program. Limited to music education majors who have previously applied.

MUED 489 Field Experiences (1) Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and must be in Music Education program. Repeatable to 6 credits. Series of field experiences in K-12 settings.

MUED 494 Student Teaching in Secondary School: Music (4-6) Corequisite: MUED484. Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and must be in Music Education program. Fulfill secondary teaching requirements in K-12 music teacher education program. Limited to music education majors who have previously applied.

MUED 499 Workshops, Clinics, Institutes (1-3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Innovative and experimental dimensions of music education offered to meet the needs of music teachers and music supervisors allowing students to individualize their programs.

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