ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Music Education (MUE)

MUE 110 Introduction to Music Education. (1)
spring
Overview of music education. Orientation to student characteristics, teacher roles, and foundations of philosophy and history. Requires school observations.

MUE 161 Introduction to Music Therapy. (2)
fall
Overview of the profession of music therapy and its applications in mental health, rehabilitation, and special education.

MUE 211 Music in Recreation. (2)
fall
Materials, methods, and organizational structures appropriate for recreational music. Prerequisite: ability to read music, as determined by the instructor.

MUE 261 Music Therapy as a Behavioral Science. (2)
fall
Orientation to preclinical experience with emphasis on observation skills, assessment, goal setting, and professional ethics. Requires off-campus observations. Prerequisite: MUE 161.

MUE 310 Music in Early Childhood Education. (3)
spring
Identifying and understanding musical needs of young children. Methods and materials for program development for classroom teachers.

MUE 311 Music for the Classroom Teacher. (3)
fall and spring
Development of the classroom music program in the elementary school. Requires no previous music experience or course work. Prerequisite: non-Music major or minor.

MUE 313 Elementary Music Methods. (3)
fall
Methods of instruction, planning, and presentation of appropriate contents in music. For music educators and music therapists. Prerequisite: Music major.

MUE 315 General Music in the Secondary Schools. (2)
fall and spring
Curriculum, student characteristics, and teaching strategies for general music. Prerequisite: Music major.

MUE 317 Educational Methods for Violin and Viola. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 318 Educational Methods for Cello and String Bass. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 327 Educational Methods for Trumpet and Horn. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 328 Educational Methods for Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 335 Educational Methods for Guitar. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 336 Educational Methods for Percussion. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 337 Educational Methods for Flute, Clarinet, and Saxophone. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 338 Educational Methods for Double Reed Instruments. (1)
fall and spring
Teaching and playing skills for music teachers. 3 hours per week.

MUE 361 Music Therapy Theory and Practice in Psychopathology. (3)
fall
Influence of music on behavior; principles and practices of music therapy and psychiatric clients. Prerequisites: MUE 211, 261; Music Therapy major.

MUE 362 Music Therapy Techniques. (3)
spring
Organization, administration, and use of music in rehabilitation with various client populations. Prerequisites: MUE 361; Music Therapy major.

MUE 381 Music Therapy Research. (3)
spring
Statistics and research design appropriate for investigations in music therapy.
General Studies: L

MUE 384 Therapy Preclinical I. (1)
fall and spring
Paired students provide music therapy for small groups at a community agency for mentally retarded, geriatric, or physically disabled clients for a minimum of 10 clock hours. Prerequisites: MUE 211, 261.

MUE 385 Therapy Preclinical II. (1)
fall and spring
Individual placement in ASU Music Therapy Clinic.

MUE 386 Therapy Preclinical III. (1)
fall and spring
See MUE 385.

MUE 387 Therapy Preclinical IV. (1)
fall and spring
Individual clinical work in a community mental health facility.

MUE 388 Therapy Preclinical V. (1)
fall and spring
See MUE 387.

MUE 389 Repertoire for Music Therapy. (3)
spring
Music skills repertoire for music therapy, including units on brass, strings, woodwinds, electronic instruments, computer music, and improvisation techniques. Lab. Prerequisites: MUE 211; Music Therapy major.

MUE 441 Psychology of Music. (3)
spring
Psychological and physiological aspects of music emphasizing musical behavior, function, perception, and learning. Prerequisites: junior standing; Music Therapy major (or instructor approval).

MUE 475 Group Process and Music Therapy. (1)
fall
Principles of group process, verbal counseling, professional writing, as related to music therapy practice. Prerequisites: MUE 362; Music Therapy major.

MUE 476 Internship in Music Therapy. (1)
fall and spring
Full-time, 6-month, off-campus residency in an approved clinical institution.

MUE 480 Choral Methods. (3)
spring
Methods of instruction, organization, and presentation of appropriate content in choral music classes. Prerequisite: Secondary Education major.

MUE 481 Instrumental Practicum/Methods. (5)
fall
Instrumental music as a means of developing music skills, understandings, and attitudes in elementary and secondary school students. Prerequisite: Secondary Education major.

MUE 482 Instrumental Practicum/Methods. (5)
spring
See MUE 481. Prerequisites: MUE 481 (or 485); Secondary Education major.

MUE 485 String Practicum/Methods. (2)
fall
For students preparing to administer a string program and teach strings at the elementary level. Lecture, lab.

MUE 548 Introduction to Research in Music Education. (3)
fall and summer
Introduction to historical, quantitative, and qualitative research methods and sources as they apply to research in music education.

MUE 549 Foundations of Music Education. (3)
once a year
Historical/sociological survey of formal and informal music teaching and learning practices from the ancient Greeks to the present, including the evolution of philosophies and learning theories.

MUE 550 Studies in Music Curricula. (3)
once a year
Scope and sequence of musical experiences. Development of criteria for the evaluation of music curricula.

MUE 551 Advanced Studies in Elementary School Music. (3)
once a year
For experienced teachers; organization and content of K – 6 general music classes. Emphasis on teaching music reading and ear training to young children.

MUE 552 Advanced Studies in Secondary General Music. (3)
once a year
Organization and content of school music classes that are not performance oriented.

MUE 553 Contemporary Elementary Music. (3)
not regularly offered
Identification and development of materials and techniques for teaching special units of music study to elementary (K – 8) children.

MUE 560 Jazz Pedagogy. (3)
spring in odd years
Study of pedagogy, repertoire, and technique of instruction in jazz styles, ensemble techniques, and performance practice for school ensembles. Lecture, lab, discussion, observation. Prerequisite: M.M., Music Education major.

MUE 562 Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques. (1)
fall and spring
Conducting and rehearsal techniques for school jazz ensembles. Lab. Prerequisite: M.M., Music Education major.

MUE 564 Instrumental Music, Advanced Rehearsal Techniques. (3)
once a year
In-depth analysis of instrumental techniques in preparation for a thorough discussion of band tuning problems and solutions. Discussion of productive conducting and rehearsal techniques for school music teachers.

MUE 566 Instrumental Literature for Schools. (3)
once a year
Comprehensive study and analysis of all types of instrumental music.

MUE 568 Choral Music, Advanced Rehearsal Techniques. (3)
once a year
Musical and vocal techniques necessary for presentation of choral literature. Analysis and experimentation with psychological, acoustical, and other problems of rehearsal and performance.

MUE 570 Choral Literature for Schools. (3)
once a year
Comprehensive study and analysis of choral music for the high school with special emphasis on octavo literature.

MUE 579 Psychology of Music. (3)
once a year
Nature of musicality and its evaluation. Review of recent research.

MUE 585 Vocal Acoustics and Production. (3)
once a year
In-depth approach to the psychological/physiological workings of the vocal mechanism.

MUE 733 Contemporary Issues and Research in Music Education. (3)
once a year
Emphasizes recent research relating to music instruction at all levels; current and historical issues in choral, general, and instrumental music.

MUE 744 Higher Education Instruction. (3)
once a year
Philosophical and psychological principles of college/university teaching. Patterns of music teacher education and a projection of course outlines.

MUE 755 Historical Research in Music Education. (3)
summer
Knowledge and insights related to conducting historical research in music education. Includes development of a mini-proposal for a dissertation on the history of music education.

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