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Minor in Music Education


The Minor in Music Education program is open to all Hartt and non-Hartt students who wish to broaden their experience in music education. Applicants must have a rudimentary understanding of music and an area of performance experience (instrument or voice). This program does not qualify a student for state certification in music education. To complete the minor in music education, the student must register for a letter grade for all courses and must not receive more than one C.

ADMISSION PROCESS

  1. Meet with Dr. Feierabend to determine requirements for course selections, examinations, and interviews and audition requirements.
  2. Complete the music education audition/interview.
  3. Take audition for placement in a performing organization (choir, band, orchestra).
  4. When officially accepted into the minor, the University's "Change of Curriculum" form must be completed to add the minor.  This form requires the signatures of the primary academic advisor and dean (University major) , Dr. Feierabend, and Hartt's Academic Advisor and Evaluator.
    • This minor does not result in state certification.

Requirements for the Minor -

Non-Hartt Student


Courses (Credits)


Required

  • MED 110 Foundation of Music Education (1 credit)

Electives (choose 16 credits from the following)

  • MEA 100 Classroom Instruments (1 credit)
  • MEA 102 Woodwinds I: Clarinet and Saxophone (2 credits)
  • MEA 103 Wind Instrument Class (1 credit)
  • MEA 200 Percussion Class (2 credits)
  • MEA 201 Brass Class (2 credits)
  • MEA 300 Woodwinds II: Flute, Oboe and Bassoon (2 credits)
  • MEA 303 String Class I (2 credits)
  • MEA 307 Vocal Development K-12 (2 credits)
  • MED 340 Elementary Vocal Methods: N-2 (3 credits)
  • MED 341 Elementary Vocal Methods: 3-6 (3 credits)
  • MED 310 School Choral Program (3 credits)
  • MED 513 Improvisation for Music Education (3 credits)




Requirements for the Minor - Hartt Student

 This minor does not result in state certification.

Courses (Credits)


Theory:

  • TH 110 Fundamentals of Music Theory (2 credits)

Ear Training:

  • TH 120-121 Elementary Ear Training I-II (4 credits)

Music History:

  • HLM 200  World Music Survey (3 credits)

Performance Organization (Choose 2 credits from the following):

  • CPO 420-421 Hartt Chorale (1 credit)
  • IPO 400-401 Orchestra (1 credit)
  • IPO 404-405 Wind Ensemble (1 credit)

Music Education Required Course:

  • MED 110 Foundation of Music Education (1 credit)

Electives (Choose 8 credits from the following):

  • MEA 100 Classroom Instruments (1 credit)
  • MEA 103 Wind INstrument Class (2 credits)
  • MEA 200 Percussion Class (2 credits)
  • MEA 303 String Class I (2 credits)
  • MED 340 Elementary Vocal Methods: N-2 (3 credits)
  • MED 341 Elementary Vocal Methods: 3-6 (3 credits)


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