2023-2024 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Graduate 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.

Music, Pattern 1: Traditional Program: 30 Credits


Total Required Credits: 30


* 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 .

Only one special studies course can count 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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