Ithaca College

Music

Music Education (M.M. or M.S.)

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This program offers candidates an opportunity to refine their teaching skills through a program involving performance, teaching, research, contemporary trends, and interaction with leaders in the field of music education. The degree is also intended to provide final certification requirements for those pursuing permanent certification in New York or other states.

Applicants must have completed the requirements for New York State initial or provisional certification, including successful practice teaching in music, or the equivalent requirements for another state. Typically the students entering this degree program have professional music teaching experience. The final oral examination for music education students includes a teaching demonstration and submission of a process-product portfolio created during the student’s coursework.

Degree Requirements

Credits

MUED 65400

Portfolio and Presentation I

1

MUED 65500

Portfolio and Presentation II

1

MUED 68000

Psychology of Music Teaching

3

MUED 68200

Seminar in Music Education

3

MUED 68600

Choral Rehearsal and Vocal Techniques (to be taken by vocal and piano majors) or

MUED 68700

Literature and Rehearsal Techniques for the Public School Wind Band (to be taken by instrumental music majors)

2

MUED 69xxx

Elective in music education (MUED 69000, 69100, 69200, 69300, or 69800/69900)

3

MUTH 65200

Bibliography and Research in Music

3

PFMJ 6xxxx

Performance (major instrument)

3

PFMJ 6xxxx

Performance (minor instrument or ensemble)

2

MUxx xxxxx

Electives in music theory, music history and literature, music education, performance and ensemble, or general studies selected in conference with major adviser

For master of science candidates: 6 credits must be in the area of general studies.

9

Total

30