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Graduate — Music Education — BJUOnline

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ME 502: Music Business 2 credits

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: June 24, 2019 – August 10, 2019
  • Register by: June 21, 2019

ME 612: Principles & History of Music Education 3 credits

An introduction to the history of American school music education from the European antecedents through the present. Emphasis will be placed on the underlying philosophies of music and the historical justifications for music teaching.

  • Dates: June 24, 2019 – August 10, 2019
  • Register by: June 21, 2019
  • Next offered: January 20, 2020 – March 7, 2020
  • Additional Course Information: The website to purchase The Brain's Timetable for Developing Musical Skills is http://www.originalmindbrilliance.com/product/the-brains-timetable-for-developing-musical-skills/.

ME 695: Graduate Seminar in Music Education 3 credits

An exploration of contemporary topics and challenges in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Action research projects, group discussion, and presentations provide opportunities to link research to students' current teaching situations and professional development needs.

  • Dates: June 24, 2019 – August 10, 2019
  • Register by: June 21, 2019
  • Next offered: January 20, 2020 – May 2, 2020

ME 611: Music Curriculum 3 credits

Processes and approaches to music curricula, including planning, scope and sequence; writing behavioral objectives and instructional outcomes; and evaluation techniques. Also covers integrating learning theories and a scriptural philosophy with music content and methodology.

  • Dates: September 2, 2019 – October 19, 2019
  • Register by: August 30, 2019

ME 510: History of American Music 3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will explore the history of American music through style, historical context, structure, social significance and political impact. Students will complete a final project which connects their own teaching experiences and/or pedagogical concerns to a topic covered in the course.

  • Dates: October 21, 2019 – December 14, 2019
  • Register by: October 18, 2019
  • Next offered: May 11, 2020 – June 27, 2020

ME 612: Principles & History of Music Education 3 credits

An introduction to the history of American school music education from the European antecedents through the present. Emphasis will be placed on the underlying philosophies of music and the historical justifications for music teaching.

  • Dates: January 20, 2020 – March 7, 2020
  • Register by: January 17, 2020

ME 695: Graduate Seminar in Music Education 3 credits

An exploration of contemporary topics and challenges in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Action research projects, group discussion, and presentations provide opportunities to link research to students' current teaching situations and professional development needs.

  • Dates: January 20, 2020 – May 2, 2020
  • Register by: January 17, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29, 2020 – August 15, 2020

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