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Graduate — Music Education — BJUOnline

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ME 503: Early Childhood Music Education

3 cr.

A survey of child development theories and the music acquisition process, birth to age nine. The influence of environment, play and movement on music acquisition will be studied through the examination of recent research, developmentally appropriate curricula, field observations and laboratory experiences.

  • Dates: October 27 – December 13
  • Registration closed

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles

2 cr.

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: January 14 – May 2
  • Register by: December 31

ME 691: Testing & Research in Music Education

3 cr.

An introduction to the relevant areas of music education testing and research, including music aptitude testing, music achievement testing, and the standard education research methodologies as applied to the field of music education.

  • Dates: January 14 – March 7
  • Register by: December 31

ME 693: Graduate Seminar in Music Education

1 cr.

An exploration of contemporary topics in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Guest lecturers, group discussion, and presentations will provide students with exposure to a wide range of current trends.

  • Dates: January 14 – May 2
  • Register by: December 31

ME 502: Music Business

2 cr.

An examination of the design, implementation and operation of a professional music business (e.g., the traditional and Internet-based private studio, music academy, recording studio, retail and freelance work). Topics include business planning, licensure, budgeting, technology, marketing, grant writing, publishing and copyright law. Students will develop and defend a business plan for their chosen music business.

  • Dates: March 9 – April 25
  • Register by: February 23

ME 511: World Music

3 cr.

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will provide a broad overview of musical traditions, styles, instruments and cultures from people around the world with the goal of informing curriculum design.

  • Dates: June 8 – August 1
  • Register by: May 25

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