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Trina McCarty
Program Coordinator

Curriculum

In order to provide the most detailed information possible, we are providing course information in three different ways. First, we are supplying the complete list of course offerings by course number. Then you will find the yearly sequence of courses. Finally, you will find the courses specific to each sequence (choral, elementary/general and instrumental).

Course Offerings


Course Offerings by Number

MUSIC 603 Percussion Pedagogy - Dr. Kurt Gartner 
MUSIC 636 Advanced Woodwind Techniques - Dr. Tod Kerstetter
MUSIC 637 Advanced Brass Techniques - Dr. Steve Maxwell
MUSIC 638 Concert & Ethnic Percussion Techniques - Dr. Kurt Gartner
MUSIC 639 Jazz & Marching Percussion Techniques - Dr. Kurt Gartner 
MUSIC 660 Marching Band Techniques - Mr. Don Linn
MUSIC 675 Arranging for Bands - Dr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 676 Arranging Choral Music - Dr. Craig Weston
MUSIC 680 Advanced Rehearsal Techniques - Dr. Frank Tracz 
MUSIC 681 Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques - Dr. Julie Yu 
MUSIC 685 Org./Admin. of School Music Programs - Dr. Frank Tracz 
MUSIC 690 Survey of Vocal Music Solos for the Adolescent Solo Singer - Dr. Amy Rosine
MUSIC 700 Literature Analysis - Guest Lecturer
MUSIC 707 History of School Wind Bands - Dr. Frank Tracz 
MUSIC 709 History of School Choral Music - Dr. Julie Yu
MUSIC 791 Advanced Vocal Pedagogy - Dr. Patricia Thompson
MUSIC 801 Introduction to Graduate Study in Music - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 805 Theories of Music Education - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 807 History & Philosophy of Music Education - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 808 Research in Music Education - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 809 Seminar in Music Education - Dr. Ruth Gurgel
MUSIC 810 Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 811 Symposium in Music - Guest Lecturer
MUSIC 813 Improvisation and Composition in Elementary Curriculum - Dr. Ruth Gurgel
MUSIC 814 World Music Pedagogy, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, and Populations in Music Education - Dr. Ruth Gurel
MUSIC 858 Advanced Choral Conducting - Dr. Julie Yu
MUSIC 859 Advanced Conducting - Dr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 898 Master's Report in Music (Master's Report Template (DOC) - Instructions for Video Teaching Demonstration (PDF) - Watch this Video) - Dr. Ruth Gurgel

Yearly Sequence


The new Hybrid Online schedule will begin Summer 2018. The re-design will provide online
instruction with a required 1-week required residency each summer to work directly
with our world-renowned professors.

2018 selection of courses

MUSIC 638

Concert and Ethnic Percussion Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 685

Org. and Admin. of the Successful Music Program {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 690 (799 this summer)

Survey of Vocal Music Solos for the Adolescent Solo Singer {3 credits}

Dr. Amy Rosine

MUSIC 707History of Wind Bands {3 credits}Dr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 709History of Choral Music and Repertoire {3 credits}Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Student Learning Assessment {3 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music {1, 2 or 3 credits}

Jennifer Bailey

MUSIC 814

World Pedagogy, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, and Special Populations in Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) {2 credits}
Instructions for Video Teaching DemonstrationMaster's Report Template | Watch this video

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

June 15-22, 2018
 Friday June 15

Saturday June 16

Sunday June 17

 

Monday June 18

Tuesday
June 19

Wednesday
June 20

Thursday June 21

Friday
June 22

 

638

8:00-1:30 #638

8:00-noon

811/685

811/707/709

660/814

 

 

1:30-5:00

638

 

 

7:00-9:00

810

805

807

 

All: (810 and 807 for final summer students); (805 and 807 for first and second summer students)
Instrumental Strand Enrollment: 660; 685; 707; (Elective options 638)
Choral Strand Enrollment: 690; 685; 709
Elementary Strand Enrollment: 811; 814

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2019 selection of courses

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy {2 credits}

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 637

Advanced Brass Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Steve Maxwell

MUSIC 700

Literature Analysis (3 credits)

TBA

MUSIC 791

Vocal Pedagogy {2 credits}

Dr. Patricia Thompson

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music {2 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Assessment {3 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 809

Seminar in Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music {1, 2 or 3 credits}

TBA

MUSIC 858

Advanced Choral Conducting {2 credits}

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 859Advanced Instrumental Conducting {2 credits}Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) {2 credits} Instructions for Video Teaching Demonstration | Master's Report Template | View this Video

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

June 14-21, 2019

Friday June 14

Saturday June 15

Sunday June 16

 

Monday  June 17

Tuesday   June 18

Wednesday June 19

Thursday June 20

Friday June 21

 

603

8:00-1:30 #603

9:00-noon

811/858/700

 811/858/700  811/858/859 

637/809/791

 

 

1:30-4:00

 811/858/859

603

 

 

7:00-9:00

801

808

810

 

All: (801 for first summer students); (810 & 898 for students in final summer)
Instrumental Strand Enrollment: 700; 859; 808; (Elective options 603 or 637)
Choral Strand Enrollment: 791; 858; 808
Elementary Strand Enrollment: 811; 809; 808

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2020 selection of courses

MUSIC 636

Advanced Woodwind Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Tod Kerstetter

MUSIC 639

Jazz and Marching Percussion Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 676

Arranging Choral Music {2 credits}

Dr. Craig Weston

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 681

Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 801

Intro to Graduate Studies in Music{2 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment {3 credits}

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music {1, 2 or 3 credits}

TBA

MUSIC 813

Improvisation and Composition in Elementary Classroom {3 credits}

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) {2 credits} Instructions for Video Teaching Demonstration | Master's Report Template | View this Video

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

 June 19-26, 2020


Friday June 19

Saturday June 20

Sunday June 21

 

Monday June 22

Tuesday June 23

Wednesday June 24

Thursday June 25

Friday June 26

 

639

8:00-1:30 639

8:00-noon

811/675/676

811/680/681

636/813

 

 

1:30-5:00

639

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

801

807

810

 

All: (801 for first summer students); (810 and 898 for students in final summer)
Instrumental Strand Enrollment: 675; 680; 807; (Elective options 636 or 639)
Choral Strand Enrollment: 676; 681; 807
Elementary Strand Enrollment: 811; 813; 807

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2021 selection of courses

MUSIC 638

Concert and Ethnic Percussion Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 685

Org. and Admin. of the Successful Music Program {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 690

Survey of Vocal Music Solos for the Adolescent Solo Singer {3 credits}

Dr. Amy Rosine

MUSIC 707History of Wind Bands {3 credits}Dr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 709History and Philosophy of Choral Music and Repertoire {3 credits}Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music {2 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Assessment {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music {1, 2 or 3 credits}

Jennifer Bailey

MUSIC 814

World Pedagogy, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, and Special Populations in Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) {2 credits} Instructions for Video Teaching Demonstration | Master's Report Template | View this Video

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

June 22-26, 2020
 Friday June 20

Saturday June 21

Sunday June 20

 

Monday June 22

Tuesday June 23

Wednesday June 24

Thursday June 25

Friday June 26

 

638

8:00-1:30 #638

8:00-noon

811 {open for Final Examinations}

811/707/709

660/814/690

 

 

1:30-5:00

638

 

 

7:00-9:00

801

805

810

 

All: (801 for first summer students); (810 and 898 for students in final summer)

Instrumental Strand Enrollment: 660; 685; 707; 805 (Elective options 638)
Choral Strand Enrollment: 690; 685; 709; 805
Elementary Strand Enrollment: 811; 814; 805

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2022 selection of courses

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy {2 credits}

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 637

Advanced Brass Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Steve Maxwell

MUSIC 791

Vocal Pedagogy {2 credits}

Dr. Patricia Thompson

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music {2 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 809

Seminar in Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music {1, 2 or 3 credits}

TBA

MUSIC 858

Advanced Choral Conducting {2 credits}

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 859Advanced Instrumental Conducting {2 credits}Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) {2 credits} Instructions for Video Teaching Demonstration | Master's Report Template | View this Video

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

603

8:00-1:30 603

8:00-noon

811/858/859

791/637/809

 

 

1:30-5:00

603

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

801

808

810

 

All: (801 for first summer students); (810 & 898 for students in final summer)
Instrumental Strand Enrollment: 700; 859; 808; (Elective options 603 or 637)
Choral Strand Enrollment: 791; 858; 808
Elementary Strand Enrollment: 811; 809; 808

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2023 selection of courses

MUSIC 636

Advanced Woodwind Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Tod Kerstetter

MUSIC 639

Jazz and Marching Percussion Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 676

Arranging Choral Music {2 credits}

Dr. Craig Weston

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 681

Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques {2 credits}

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music {2 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Assessment {3 credits}

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music {1, 2 or 3 credits}

TBA

MUSIC 813

Improvisation and Composition in Elementary Classroom {3 credits}

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) {2 credits} Instructions for Video Teaching Demonstration | Master's Report Template | View this Video

Dr. Ruth Gurgel



 

 


Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

639

8:00-1:30 639

8:00-noon

811/675/676

811/680/681

636/813

 

 

1:30-5:00

639

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

801

807

810

 


June: TBA

All: (801 for first summer students); (810 and 898 for students in final summer)
Instrumental Strand Enrollment: 675; 680; 807; (Elective options 636 or 639)
Choral Strand Enrollment: 676; 681; 807
Elementary Strand Enrollment: 811; 813; 807

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Choral Sequence


Download Choral Program of Study (DOC)

Studies in Major Area (14 hours)  

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 681

Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques

2

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

3

MUSIC 858

Advanced Choral Conducting

2

MUSIC 685

Organization & Administration of School Music Programs

2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment

3


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Study in Music

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3

 

Music History, Theory, and Literature (11 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 709

History of School Choral Music

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3

 

MUSIC 676

Arranging Choral Music

2

MUSIC 690

Survey of Vocal Music for Adolescent Singers

3

 

Pedagogy (2 Hours) 

Course

Course Title 

Credits

MUSIC 791

Advanced Vocal Pedagogy

2

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final summer of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists discussing your teaching demonstration in an exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.

Elementary/General Sequence


Download the General Program of Study (DOC)

Studies in Major Area (18 hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 811

Symposium in Music

7

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Education

3

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment

3

MUSIC 814

World Music Pedagogy, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, and Special Populations in Music Education

3


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Study in Music

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3

 

Music History (6 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 809

Seminar in Music Education

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3

 

Music Theory (3 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 813

Improvisation and Composition in the Elementary Curriculum

3

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final semester of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists of describing your teaching presentation in an exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.

 

Instrumental Sequence


Download the Instrumental Program of Study (DOC)

Studies in Major Area (14 hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques

2

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

3

MUSIC 859

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

2

MUSIC 685

Organization & Administration of School Music Programs

2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment

3


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Study in Music

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3


Music History (6 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 707

History of Wind Bands

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3


Music Theory (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 700

Literature Analysis

3

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands

2


Electives (2 Hours) choose from the following

Course

Course Title (each offered once in a 3 year sequence)

Credits

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques

2

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy

2

MUSIC 636

Advanced Woodwind Techniques

2

MUSIC 637

Advanced Brass Techniques

2

MUSIC 638

Concert & Ethnic Percussion

2

MUSIC 639

Jazz & Marching Percussion

2

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final summer of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists of a presentation of your teaching demonstration and exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.