Houston Christian University Catalog

Music Education ( MUED ) Course Descriptions

  • MUED 2181 Instrumental Techniques: Brass

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003

    The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of brass instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

  • MUED 2182 Instrumental Techniques: Percussion

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003

    The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of percussion instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

  • MUED 2183 Instrumental Techniques: Strings

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003

    The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of string instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

  • MUED 2184 Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003

    The study of technical problems, teaching materials, and basic performance problems of woodwind instruments. Teaching each instrument at the elementary level is included.

  • MUED 2381 Foundations of Music Education

    Prerequisite(s): Music Education (BME) Majors

    An introductory survey course for music teacher certification candidates designed to present philosophical, historical, and psychological foundations for music education. Field experience is required. This course is a prerequisite for Elementary Music Methods (MUSI 4382) and Secondary Music Methods (MUSI 4383).

  • MUED 3180 Developmental Vocal Techniques

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003

    The exploration of techniques for understanding and developing the young voice, including a survey of literature and other resources for teachers and directors working with young voices.

  • MUED 3181 Special Topics/Independent Study

    Prerequisite(s): None

    Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included. A laboratory may or may not be included.

  • MUED 4382 Elementary Music Methods

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 and MUED 2381 and BME major degree plan filed

    Develops competencies necessary for implementing music learning and skill development for pre-adolescents, in addition to surveying important methodologies used in elementary general music teaching for the music specialist. Field experience is required.

  • MUED 4383 Secondary Music Methods

    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 and MUED 2381 and BME major degree plan filed

    Develops competencies necessary for implementing musical learning and skill development for students at the secondary school level. Examines principles and strategies relevant to successful music production in the junior and senior high student in schools. Field experience is required.