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Music Education (MUED) Classes

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester. This listing is not considered authoritative. Please visit Access.SMU for authoritative course offerings including meeting times, professor, and more.

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MUED 2250 (2). NEW HORIZONS IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
Observation and discussion of teaching methodologies conducted primarily in the public schools. Includes hands-on teaching experiences with supervision by SMU faculty and public school cooperating teachers.

MUED 3330 (3). ELEMENTARY MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS.
An investigation of major approaches for teaching elementary general music. Includes public school classroom observations.

MUED 3331 (3). INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS.
Covers materials for instruction, motivation, administration, class control, and performance preparation.

MUED 3332 (3). CHORAL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS.
Focuses on the art and practice of developing successful choral programs for fifth grade through high school. Topics include recruitment, auditions, behavior management, vocal techniques, the changing voice, choosing music, planning rehearsals, and management of nonmusical details. Includes public school observations.

MUED 4194 (1). DIRECTED STUDIES IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A close collaboration between a faculty member and an advanced student who conducts a rigorous project that goes beyond the experience available in current course offerings. Prerequisite:Instructor approval.

MUED 4294 (2). DIRECTED STUDIES IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A close collaboration between a faculty member and an advanced student who conducts a rigorous project that goes beyond the experience available in current course offerings. Prerequisite:Instructor approval.

MUED 4394 (3). DIRECTED STUDIES IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A close collaboration between a faculty member and an advanced student who conducts a rigorous project that goes beyond the experience available in current course offerings. Prerequisite:Instructor approval.

MUED 5115 (1). METHODS AND MATERIALS: CHURCH.
(spring term of odd-numbered years) The principles and practices of music education useful to church music professionals and others who may be interested in church work.

MUED 5147 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5149 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5150 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5151 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5152 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5153 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5154 (1). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5250 (2). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5251 (2). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5252 (2). WIND LITERATURE FOR THE SECONDARY SCHOOL.
(fall term of oddnumbered years) Survey of new and standard literature suitable for secondary school students. Examines music for instrumental solo, ensemble, band, and orchestra.

MUED 5253 (2). VOCAL AND CHORAL LITERATURE FOR THE SECONDARY SCHOOL.
(fall term of odd-numbered years) Survey of new and standard vocal solo, ensemble, and choral literature suitable for the secondary school.

MUED 5254 (2). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5255 (2). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5257 (2). COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR MUSIC EDUCATION.
Investigates the potential for computer use in music education, including computer-assisted instruction, information storage and retrieval, book and record keeping, and specialized uses such as computerassisted management of schools of music. Also, the development of basic techniques for designing and implementing such uses.

MUED 5350 (3). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5351 (3). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5352 (3). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

MUED 5353 (3). MUSIC IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
A study of the role of music in teaching young children, including planning music experiences for preschool and early elementary levels.

MUED 5354 (3). WORKSHOP IN MUSIC EDUCATION.
A brief, intensive study of a focused topic in music education, including Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, and other methodologies.

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