MUE 3210 Music for the Elementary School Teacher 2
of music program for elementary children. Music methods and instructional
materials for elementary music program through activities in singing,
listening, playing and moving to music. No previous experience in music
necessary. Material and supply fee will be assessed.
MUE 3311 Methods for the Elementary
School Music Teacher 2
to teach music in the elementary school. Includes “how to” instruction in
teaching general music and how to begin and maintain an elementary choral
program. For music majors only.
MUE 3312 Kodaly Method 3
specific suggestions for teaching music to pre-K and elementary school
students, based on the Kodaly Method as practiced in the United States, Canada
and Hungary. Offering background material, general ideas, and specific
techniques, will train students to utilize the Kodaly concepts effectively,
even if they have not had previous experience with this speech.
MUE 3413 Chamber Music Coaching 1
Music Coaching is a class to teach musicians how to prepare small ensembles for
performance. The class includes participation in a chamber ensemble and
instruction on coaching. It is required of all Music Ed majors and open to all
other majors. Permission is required.
MUE 4330 Music in the Middle and Secondary
organization and administration of general, choral, and instrumental music in
middle and high schools.
MUE 4343 String Methods and Materials 2
to teach Music Ed majors how to begin and implement a string program in the
school system. It includes strategies for teaching strings in group settings.
MUE 4411 Special Methods/Choral Techniques 2
related to choral conducting with practical application of applicable choral
techniques at all levels, elementary through high school. Includes choral and
full score study, repertoire for various levels and observations in the public
schools of choral music classes.
MUE 4451 Woodwind Instrument Methods and
instruments, playing techniques, reed making techniques, instrument
maintenance, history methodology, pedagogy, literature for solo and ensemble
experiences. Observations of representative public school programs of students
planning to practice teach in band programs. Completion of sophomore year
program requirements is required.
MUE 4465 Brass Instrument Methods and Materials 2
instrument playing techniques, pedagogy, literature and materials. Required of
students in music teaching track.
MUE 4475 Percussion Methods and Materials 2
instruments, playing techniques, history, methodology, pedagogy and literature
for solo and ensemble experiences. Observations of representative public school
programs required of students planning to practice teach in band programs.
Completion of sophomore year program requirements is required.
MUE 4481 Jazz Ensemble Directing 2
MUT 2361 and MUT 2362.
conducting and directing techniques of the Jazz Band and program. Identifies
standard practices, problems, organization and administration of a public or
professional Jazz ensemble.
MUE 4493 Special Methods/Instrumental Techniques 2
in organization and administration of school instrumental groups at all levels,
elementary through high school including marching bands, jazz bands, and band
parent organizations. Advanced conducting of instrumental music; study of baton
techniques and score analysis; practical applications to performance.
Observation of music programs in public schools with emphasis on large and
small performing ensembles.
MUE 4940 Music Education Internship 9
Education Internship is a semester long course allowing the student the
opportunity to intern in the local school system under the supervision of an
experienced music teacher in their area of study. The student is advised not to
take other classes or pursue employment during the semester of internship.
Internship assignments will be made by the Music Education Coordinator and will
be limited to the Pensacola area. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis
only. Permission is required.