Course Description for Foundations of Music Education
Foundations of Music Education
Description: This course is a survey of the music education profession in the United States. It includes an overview of professional qualifications and responsibilities, interactions of history, law, and society with music education, and philosophical and theoretical positions in music education. Topics include fundamentals of music education curriculum, state and national standards and standards-based lesson planning. Students will observe different types of music classes in a variety of school settings to broaden the perspective of the prospective music educator.