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Graduate Division
 

Jacobs School of Music
2007-2009
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Graduate Division

Music Education

Master of Music Education
Master of Science in Music Education
Specialist Diploma in Music Education
Doctor of Music Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education (through University Graduate School)

Master of Music Education

The student may choose to complete this degree with emphasis in one of the following areas: band conducting and literature, choral methods, general music, instrumental methods, Kodály, Orff, or individualized studies.

Prerequisite
Undergraduate degree in music or music education.

Admission
(1) GRE General Test scores (2) short video recording which demonstrates proficiency in teaching and performance or ensemble direction (3) interview with music education faculty (4) three to five-page essay on applicant’s background and goals in music education

Major
23 credit hours.

Professional Understanding
11 credit hours. E516 Instructional Programs and Learning in Music (3 cr.), E518 Foundations of Music Education (3 cr.), E520 Seminar in Music Education for Master’s Degree Students (2 cr.), E535 Measurement, Evaluation, and Guidance in Music (3 cr.).

Professional Techniques
9 credit hours. One of the following sequences depending on the student’s area of emphasis. A conducting audition is required for band, choral, and instrumental emphasis.

  1. Band Conducting and Literature: G566- G567 Interpretation and Conducting of Band Literature I-II (3-3 cr.) and one of the following: E568 Administration of Instrumental Groups (3 cr.), E527 Advanced Instrumental Methods (3 cr.), E533 Research in Music Education (3 cr.), or M570 Historical Development of Wind Groups and Literature (3 cr.).
  2. Choral Methodology: E528 Advanced Choral Methods (3 cr.), E521 The Children’s Chorus (3 cr.), electives in music education or vocal pedagogy (3 cr.). (In this emphasis the outside area must be choral conducting.)
  3. General Music: E524 Exploratory Teaching in Elementary School Music (3 cr.), E526 Exploratory Approaches to Music in Junior and Senior High School (3 cr.), electives in music education techniques (3 cr.).
  4. Instrumental Methods: E527 Advanced Instrumental Methods (3 cr.), E551 Seminar in Instrumental Teaching (2 cr.), E568 Administration of Instrumental Groups (3 cr.) or E570 Pedagogy of Jazz (2 cr.), electives in music education, conducting, or techniques (1-2 cr.). (In this program the outside area must be instrumental conducting.)
  5. Kodály: E571-E572-E573 Kodály Concept I­II-III (3-3-3 cr.).
  6. Orff: E574-E575-E576 Orff Program Development I-II-III (3-3-3 cr.).
  7. Individualized Studies: electives in music education, conducting, or techniques (9 cr.), as determined with the student’s advisor.

Thesis
E600 Thesis in Music Education (3 cr.) or E534 Practicum in Music Education (3 cr.). For guidelines and procedures relative to E600 and E534, see the coordinator of graduate studies in music education.

Music History and Literature Requirement
6 credit hours. See “Structure of Master's Curricula” under “General Requirements for Master’s Degrees” in this bulletin.

Outside Area
6 credit hours. See “Structure of Master’s Curricula” under “General Requirements for Master’s Degrees” in this bulletin.

Ensemble
Each semester.

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Master of Science in Music Education

A curriculum leading toward a master’s degree and certification in public school music.

Prerequisites
Bachelor’s degree with a major in music

Admission
(1) Praxis I scores (2) short video recording which demonstrates proficiency in teaching and performance or ensemble direction (3) interview with music education faculty.

Major
31 credit hours.

Music Education
15 credit hours. E518 Foundations of Music Education (3 cr.); E502 The Practice of Music Teaching (3 cr.); E524 Exploratory Teaching in Elementary School Music (3 cr.); I502 Music Education Master Class for Student Teaching (0 cr.); E527 Advanced Instrumental Methods (3 cr.) or E528 Advanced Choral Methods (3 cr.); one course selected from E516 Instructional Programs and Learning in Music (3 cr.), E535 Measurement, Evaluation and Guidance in Music (3 cr.), or E517 Sociology of Music (3 cr.).

Professional Education
6 credit hours. EDUC P510 Psychology in Teaching (3 cr.), EDUC K505 Introduction to Special Education for Graduate Students (3 cr.), EDUC M501
Laboratory/Field Experience (0-0 cr.). Students in instrumental teaching areas (band and strings) are required to participate in at least one spring semester of Young Winds as partial fulfillment of EDUC M501.

Student teaching
10 credit hours. EDUC M580 Internship in Music (10 cr.).

Music History and Literature Requirement
6 credit hours. See “Structure of Master's Curricula” under “General Requirements for Master's Degrees” in this bulletin.

Music Techniques
Credit hours needed to meet the requirements of the area in which the student expects to be certified (choral teaching, general music teaching, instrumental teaching-band, or instrumental teaching-string). These requirements may be met through examination or by course work.

Choral Teaching
18 credit hours. E312 Arranging for Instrumental and Vocal Groups (2 cr.), E494 Vocal Pedagogy (3 cr.), F205 Introduction to Instrumental Techniques (3 cr.), F411 Musical Productions for the Choral Director (2 cr.), F413 Choral Literature for Music Educators (2 cr.), G370 Techniques for Conducting (2 cr.), G371 Choral Conducting I(2 cr.), G372 Choral Conducting II (2 cr.).

General Music Teaching
20 credit hours. E312 Arranging for Instrumental and Vocal Groups (2 cr.), E494 Vocal Pedagogy (3 cr.), F205 Introduction to Instrumental Techniques (3 cr.), F302 Classroom Instrument Techniques (2 cr.), F412 Children’s Chorus (2 cr.), F414 Music in Early Childhood (2 cr.), F415 Orff/Dalcroze/ Kodaly (2 cr.), G370 Techniques for Conducting (2 cr.), G371 Choral Conducting I(2 cr.).

Instrumental Teaching–Band
22 credit hours. E312 Arranging for Instrumental and Vocal Groups (2 cr.), E470 Pedagogy of Jazz (2 cr.), F261 String Class Techniques (2 cr.), F281 Brass Instrument Techniques (2 cr.) concurrent with F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory (1 cr.), F337 Woodwind Techniques (2 cr.) concurrent with F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory (1 cr.), F338 Percussion Techniques (2 cr.), F466 Techniques in Marching Bands (2 cr.), G370 Techniques for Conducting (2 cr.), G373 Instrumental Conducting (2 cr.), EDUC M434 Administration of School Bands (2 cr.).

Instrumental Teaching–Strings 26 credit
hours. E303 Violin/Viola Pedagogy I (2 cr.), E304 Violin/Viola Pedagogy II (2 cr.), E306 Cello Pedagogy (2 cr.), E312 Arranging for Instrumental and Vocal Groups (2 cr.), E420 String Pedagogy (2 cr.), E470 Pedagogy of Jazz (2 cr.), F281 Brass Instrument Techniques (2 cr.), concurrent with F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory (1 cr.), F337 Woodwind Techniques (2 cr.), concurrent with F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory (1 cr.), F338 Percussion Techniques (2 cr.), G370 Techniques for Conducting (2 cr.), G373 Instrumental Conducting (2 cr.), EDUC M436 Administration of School Orchestras (2 cr.).

General Education Courses
A minimum of 6 credit hours in each category (Written and Oral Expression, Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences) with a total of at least 27 credit hours in general education courses. These are normally undergraduate courses. Previous credit will be counted.

Ensemble
Each semester. At least one semester of marching band is required for all wind or percussion players who have not had previous undergraduate college marching band experience. At least one semester of International Vocal Ensemble is required for all students with emphasis in general music teaching and choral teaching.

Teaching Certification
In addition to the successful completion of the M.S. in Music Education degree, teaching certification for the State of Indiana requires the recommendation of Indiana University and successful completion of Praxis II, Music Content Knowledge specialty test.

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Specialist Diploma in Music Education

Prerequisite
The applicant must have a master’s degree in music or music education and at least three years of teaching experience.

Admission
(1) GRE General Test scores (2) short video recording which demonstrates proficiency in teaching and performance or ensemble direction (3) interview with music education faculty (4) three to five-page essay on applicant’s background and goals in music education

Major
30 credit hours.

Music Education Core
6 credit hours selected from E516 Instructional Programs and Learning in Music (3 cr.), E517 Sociology of Music (3 cr.), E518 Foundations of Music Education (3 cr.), E519 Psychology of Music (3 cr.), E530 Learning Processes in Music (3 cr.), E531-E532 Research Methods in Music I-II (3-3 cr.), E616 Curriculum in Music Education (3 cr.), E618 History and Philosophy of Music Education (3 cr.), E635 College Music Teaching (3 cr.), E660 Philosophical Research in Music Education (2 cr.), E661 Historical Research in Music Education (2 cr.), or E662 Public Lecture in Music Education (1 cr.).

Music Education Techniques
6 credit hours selected from E521 The Children’s Chorus (3 cr.), E522 Music in Early Childhood (3 cr.), E523 Music in Special Education (3 cr.), E524 Exploratory Teaching in Elementary School Music (3 cr.), E525 Supervision of Music in the Public Schools (1-3 cr.), E526 Exploratory approaches to Music in Junior and Senior High School (3 cr.), E527 Advanced Instrumental Methods (3 cr.), E528 Advanced Choral Methods (3 cr.), E533 Research in Music Education (1-3 cr.), E545 Guided Professional Experiences (1-3 cr.), E551 Seminar in Instrumental Teaching (3 cr.), E568 Administration of Instrumental Groups (3 cr.), E571-E572-E573 Kodály Concept I-II-III (3-3-3 cr.), E574-E575-E576 Orff Program Development I-II-III (3-3-3 cr.), G560 Graduate Choral Conducting (3 cr.), or G566-G567 Interpretation and Conducting of Band Literature I-II (3-3 cr.), or M570 Historical Development of Wind Groups and Literature (3 cr.).

Other Music Courses
18 credit hours selected from either of the previous areas or, with the permission of the chair of the music education department and the director of graduate studies, other courses in the Jacobs School of Music for which the student has the necessary background.

Although no auditions or entrance examinations in music history and theory are required for admission to the specialist program, enrollment in certain graduate music courses does require an audition or entrance examination.

Students who have received the Specialist in Music Education may not subsequently count those credit hours toward a doctorate.

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Doctor of Music Education

Students working toward this degree may emphasize band conducting and literature, choral methodology, college music teaching, instrumental methodology, or supervision and administration. The area of emphasis must be different from that of the master’s degree.

Prerequisite
Candidates must have a scholarly and/or teaching background appropriate to the area of emphasis they wish to pursue.

Admission
(1) GRE General Test scores (2) short video recording which demonstrates proficiency in teaching and performance or ensemble direction (3) interview with music education faculty (4) three to five-page essay on applicant’s background and goals in music education

Major
25 credit hours.

Core Requirement
13 credit hours. E530 Learning Processes in Music (3 cr.), E616 Curriculum in Music Education (3 cr.), E618 History and Philosophy of Music (3 cr.), E658- E659 Music Education Doctoral Seminar I-II (2- 2cr.).

Electives
12 credit hours of graduate music education electives selected from the following, with the approval of the department chair or coordinator of graduate studies. A conducting audition is required for band, choral, and instrumental areas.

  1. Band Conducting and Literature: E568 Administration of Instrumental Groups (3 cr.), G566-G567 Interpretation and Conducting of Band Literature I-II (3-3 cr.), M570 Historical Development of Wind Groups and Literature (3 cr.).
  2. Choral Methodology: E519 Psychology of Music (3 cr.), E528 Advanced Choral Methods (3 cr.), E635 College Music Teaching (3 cr.); electives in music education or vocal pedagogy (3 cr.), one minor area in choral conducting is required.
  3. College Music Teaching: E519 Psychology of Music (3 cr.), E635 College Music Teaching (3 cr.); 6 credit hours from other music education courses.
  4. Instrumental Methodology: E527 Advanced Instrumental Methods (3 cr.), E551 Seminar in Instrumental Teaching (2 cr.), E568 Administration of Instrumental Groups (3 cr.), E570 Pedagogy of Jazz (2 cr.), and either E533 Research in Music Education (2 cr.) or E545 Guided Professional Experiences (2 cr.).
  5. Supervision and Administration: E525 Supervision of Music in the Public Schools (3 cr.), either E545 Guided Professional Experiences (3 cr.) or E625 Administration of Music in Higher Education (3 cr.), and 6 credit hours from other music education courses.

Minor
12 credit hours within or outside the field of music in any subject for which the candidate has the necessary background for advanced course work.
Students may choose to complete a second formal minor or, with approval of their advisory committee and the director of graduate studies, use the remaining 12 credit hours as free, graduate-level electives inside or outside the field of music.

Tool Subject
E531-E532 Research Methods in Music I-II (3-3 cr.) with a grade of C or higher or evidence of proficiency demonstrated by examination.

Dissertation
E700 Dissertation in Music Education (12cr.).

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Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education (through University Graduate School)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education is designed to prepare the student who intends to conduct scholarly research in music education.

Prerequisite
Candidates must have a scholarly or teaching background that indicates potential for outstanding scholarship in the field of music education.

Admission
(1) GRE General Test scores (2) short video recording which demonstrates proficiency in teaching and performance or ensemble direction (3) interview with music education faculty (4) three to five-page essay on applicant’s background and goals in music education.

Major
22 credit hours. E519 Psychology of Music (3 cr.), E530 Learning Processes in Music (3 cr.), E616 Curriculum in Music Education (3 cr.), E618 History and Philosophy of Music (3 cr.), E635 College Music Teaching (3 cr.), E660 Philosophical Research in Music Education (2 cr.) or E661 Historical Research in Music Education (2 cr.), E662 Public Lecture in Music Education (1 cr.), E658-E659 Music Education Doctoral Seminar I-II (2-2 cr.).

Minor
12 credit hours within or outside the field of music in any subject for which the candidate has the necessary background for advanced course work.
Students may choose to complete a second formal minor or, with approval of their advisory committee and the director of graduate studies, use the remaining 12 credit hours as free, graduate-level electives inside or outside the field of music.

Tool Subject
E531-E532 Research Methods in Music I-II (3-3 cr.) with a grade of C or higher or evidence of proficiency as demonstrated by examination. Reading knowledge of two non-English languages as demonstrated by examination; or reading knowledge of one language and demonstration of proficiency in one research skill such as statistics or computer science, approved by the department and the director of graduate studies of the Jacobs School of Music.

Dissertation
E700 Dissertation in Music Education (12cr.).

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