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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Music Education, MM


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Program Coordinator: Rachel Copeland (119 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-4281; skibar@ecu.edu)

Contact Information for Areas of Emphasis:

  • Pedagogical Studies; Michelle Hairston (213 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-4871; hairstonm@ecu.edu)
  • Choral Conducting; James Franklin (204 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-6243; franklinjam15@ecu.edu)
  • Instrumental Conducting:
  • Music Therapy: Michelle Hairston (213 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-4871; hairstonm@ecu.edu)
  • Suzuki Violin Pedagogy: Joanne  Bath (377 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-6907; bathj@ecu.edu)
  • Performance: Rachel Copeland (119 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-4281; skibar@ecu.edu)
  • Music Theory/Composition; Mark Richardson (373 Fletcher Music Center; 252-328-4809; richardsonm@ecu.edu)

The MM in music education includes emphases in pedagogical studies, music therapy, choral or instrumental conducting, Suzuki string pedagogy, performance, or theory-composition. All emphases, with the exception of music therapy, are approved for North Carolina teacher licensure. The MM in music education with emphasis in music therapy provides entry-level music therapy credentials and eligibility to sit for the national board certification examination.

Minimum degree requirement is 33-35 s.h. as follows:

Note:


*Students in the music therapy emphasis will take MUSC 5267  and MUSC 5287  in lieu of MUSC 6838 .

**Students choosing the thesis option must have a minimum of 3 semester hours of thesis for degree completion.

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(Students in the music therapy emphasis need not take EDUC 6001 .)

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(MUSC 6206  may be required without degree credit for remedial study in music theory.)

4. Areas of emphasis


Choose an area of emphasis.

Pedagogical Studies - 33 s.h.


Applied Music - 2 s.h.:


Choose from

Choral Conducting - 34 s.h.:


Ensembles - 2 s.h.:


Applied Music - 2 s.h. (1, 1)


(1, 1) indicates the recommendation that an applied, private lesson is taken for 1 s.h. (1/2 hour lesson) for two consecutive semesters.

  • Choose from applied music courses (voice or piano recommended).

Instrumental Conducting - 35 s.h.


Ensembles - 2 s.h.:


Applied Music - 2 s.h. (1,1):


(1, 1) indicates the recommendation that an applied, private lesson is taken for 1 s.h. (1/2 hour lesson) for two consecutive semesters.

  • Choose from applied music courses (primary instrument recommended).

Music Therapy - 33 s.h.


Applied Music - 2 s.h.:


  • Choose from applied music courses.

Electives - 3 s.h.:


Music education electives selected in consultation with music therapy advisor.

Note:


Music therapy advisor will review candidate’s undergraduate training and provide academic advising to ensure that undergraduate music therapy equivalency and other behavioral science courses required for professional credentials requirements have been completed. Remedial Prerequisite course work may be required.

Suzuki Violin Pedagogy - 35 s.h.


Applied Music - 2 s.h. (1,1):


(1, 1) indicates the recommendation that an applied, private lesson is taken for 1 s.h. (1/2 hour lesson) for two consecutive semesters.

  • Choose from applied music courses (violin recommended).

Performance - 35 s.h.


Required - 8 s.h.:


  • Choose 8 s.h. of graduate applied music in any area, as approved by the chair and academic advisor.

Music Theory/Composition - 35 s.h.


Applied Music - 2 s.h.:


Choose from

Note:


Music therapy advisor will review candidate’s undergraduate training to ensure that undergraduate music therapy equivalency and other behavioral science course requirements have been completed. Remedial course work may be required.

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