Grad Music Course Catalog 2023

This course will guide students toward: comprehending research articles and methodologies that they will encounter over the course of their careers; building skills in working with library resources, database and other bibliographic materials; developing skills generally in academic writing and American written English - and particularly in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition; and provide an opportunity for initial thinking about how they will carry out their work for GMUS 890 in terms of a topic and format. TEACHING AND LEARNING GMUS 601 (3 credits) Douglas C. Orzolek, PhD June 20-July 28 (No Class July 4) | 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday CRN: 30088 Comprehensive overview of learning theories, instructional theories and implications for the teaching of music to children in grades K-12. Applications of principles and concepts inherent in these theories to the teaching and learning of music. FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC EDUCATION GMUS 608 (3 credits) Bruce Gleason, PhD June 21-July 26 (No Class June 19) 6-9:30 p.m. | Monday and Wednesday CRN: 30089 Consideration of cultural, philosophical and historical contexts of music education through reading assignments and student presentations. PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC THEORY GMUS 611 (3 credits) Shersten Johnson, PhD June 21-July 26 (No Class June 19) 6-9:30 p.m. | Monday and Wednesday CRN: 30090 Creative construction of conceptual frameworks that blend traditional analytical techniques with recent trends in music theory scholarship. Development of methodology for the perceptual and reflective study of musical processes, style and meaning. Critical listening, score reading, composing and writing about music. TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY, LITERATURE AND THEORY GMUS 612 (3 credits)

This course explores the history and ideas surrounding American song, from works performed by voice as well as instrumental versions of songs. Topics covered will include 19th c. song, Sousa and his influence, Irving Berlin, Blues, Jazz, Chuck Berry and Rock, Musical Theater, Country Music, Women’s Voices in Music and Ragtime. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Master of Arts in Music Education, Music History and Theory Diagnostic exam.

MUSICIANSHIP GMUS 750 (1 credit) Kathy Thomsen, DMA July 3-7 (No Class July 4) | 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. CRN: 30102 Studies in musicianship, including systematic sight- reading, aural transcription and analytical skill development. Course is required for all Master of Arts students (not required of Kodály concentration). PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS AND AESTHETICS IN ARTS EDUCATION GMUS 840 (3 credits) Douglas C. Orzolek, PhD June 19-July 28 (No Class June 19) | Online CRN: 30304 Application of philosophical theory to practical issues and problems facing the field of arts education. One of the primary goals of the course is the development of a personal philosophy of arts education. Topics include art and feeling, the creative process, aesthetic meaning, aesthetic experience, musical meaning and experiences in arts education. Please note that the primary artistic area explored will be music.

June 20-July 28 (No Class July 4) 6-9:30 p.m. | Tuesday and Thursday CRN: 30091


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