Piano Pedagogy, M.M.Ed.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M709

Required Courses

Required Courses
MUED 5212Research in Music Education2
MUED 6442Current Trends in Music Education2
Choose 2 hours per semester for two semesters in the following:4
Master's-Level Piano for Non-Performance Music Majors
MUED 5612Piano Pedagogy I2
MUED 5622Piano Pedagogy II2
Core Courses
Music History/Ethnomusicology
Choose any graduate level MUHI, MUSC, or MULI courses6
Music Theory
Choose any graduate level MUTH course3
Music Education Foundation Course
Choose one of the following:2
Measurement and Evaluation in Music Education
Psychological Foundations of Music Education
Sociological Foundations of Music Education
Choose one approved academic course outside the School of Music or one additional Music Theory course3
Music Education
Choose 4 hours from Music History and Literature, Ethnomusicology, Theory, Conducting, Composition, Applied Music, Music Education, Piano Pedagogy, or Piano Literature courses4
Piano Pedagogy
Choose 2 hours; the following are advised electives:2
Teaching Intermediate and Advanced Piano
Internship in Piano Teaching
Seminar in Music Education (Applied Research in Piano Pedagogy)
Seminar in Music Education (Ensemble Music in Piano Teaching)
Total Credit Hours32

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.