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  Oct 20, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music: Pattern 1: Traditional Program (M.M.E.)


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The master of music education in music (M.M.E.) is designed to prepare students for increasing responsibilities in the field of music teaching. Completion of this degree qualifies the individual for an Alabama Class A teaching certificate. The traditional program (Pattern 1) is for persons who hold an Alabama Class B teaching certificate or its equivalent. The program concludes with an oral comprehensive examination.

Required Courses


Music: 23 Credits


Total Required Credits: 32


* Students pursuing instrumental certification who have not previously completed a course in vocal techniques must take MUSC 5321 .

** Certification in Orff-Schulwerk Level I (MUSC 5360 ) prerequisite.

*** Students pursuing vocal/choral certification who have not previously completed a course in vocal pedagogy must take MUSC 5620 .

No more than three credits of special studies can be counted toward the degree.

†† No more than two credits of Samford Opera, Opera Workshop, and/or Graduate Ensemble can be counted toward the degree.

††† No more than four credits of performance can be counted in this cluster.

NOTE: Program subject to change if state and/or federal requirements are revised.

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