Apr 10, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Music Education

  
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    MED 592 - Choral Workshop

    1-3 hrs.
    Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 593 - Elementary Music Workshop

    1-3 hrs.
    Intensive examination of current problems, trends, and materials in the field of elementary music education. Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 594 - Marching Band Workshop

    1-3 hrs.
    Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 595 - Instrumental Conductors Conference

    2 hrs.
    Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 596 - Choral Conductors Conference

    2 hrs.
    Cannot be applied toward a music degree. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 610 - Teaching and Learning Music

    2 hrs.
    Principles, goals, objectives and evaluation of teaching. To be taken in conjunction with MED 693 and MED 694.
  
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    MED 624 - Practicum in Music Education

    3 hrs.
    Examination of theory and research on teaching music to precollege and college age students with subsequent application in a real environment.
  
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    MED 629 - Music Education Research Designs

    3 hrs.
    This class is seminar of educational research methods used in the field of music education.
  
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    MED 632 - Music Education Curriculum Development

    3 hrs.
    This class is seminar examining curriculum design and development in the field of music education.
  
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    MED 692 - Special Problems

    1-3 hrs.
    Investigation of specialized areas of interest. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 693 - Student Teaching in Music I

    3 hrs.
    Student teaching experience I.
  
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    MED 694 - Student Teaching in Music Education II

    3 hrs.
    Student teaching experience II.
  
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    MED 697 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of thesis but who are actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester. Grading is Pass/Fail.
  
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    MED 698 - Thesis

    1-6 hrs. for a total of 6 hrs.
    No thesis will be accepted unless accompanied by an abstract. Theses which employ questionnaires will not be accepted unless accompanied by summaries of the findings to be mailed to respondents.
  
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    MED 701 - Quantitative Research in Music Education

    3 hrs.
    This course introduces basic methods of empirical inquiry in education and used in the study of music learning and performance.
  
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    MED 702 - Qualitative Research in Music Education

    3 hrs.
    This course reviews assumptions, theories and practices of qualitative research in the field of music education.
  
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    MED 714 - Administration and Supervision of Elementary and Secondary School Music Programs

    3 hrs.
    The organization, supervision, and evaluation of the total music program, including program development, problems of finance, and selection of personnel and equipment.
  
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    MED 725 - Foundations and Principles of Music Education

    3 hrs.
    Historical and philosophical foundations of the total music education program, and principles of teaching, learning, organization, and administration.
  
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    MED 731 - Graduate Conducting I

    3 hrs.
    Development of conducting skill, rehearsal techniques, study and preparation of scores of standard band, choral, and orchestral repertoire. MED 731 and MED 732  may be repeated, but no more than a total of 6 hours of conducting may be used for a degree.
  
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    MED 732 - Graduate Conducting II

    3 hrs.
    A continuation of MED 731 . MED 731  and 732 may be repeated but no more than a total of 6 hours of conducting may be used for a degree.
  
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    MED 733 - Conducting Pedagogy

    3 hrs.
    Techniques, practices, and materials used in teaching conducting. Includes study of various schools of conducting, identifying students' physical, aural, and stylistic problems. Observation of undergraduate conducting classes required.
  
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    MED 734 - Woodwind Techniques and Materials

    2 hrs.
    A course dealing with the problems of teaching woodwind instruments and a comprehensive study of woodwind literature.
  
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    MED 735 - Brass Techniques and Materials

    2 hrs.
    A comprehensive survey of teaching techniques for the brasses with a survey of teaching materials emphasizing pedagogy textbooks and books designed for class instruction.
  
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    MED 736 - Percussion Techniques and Materials

    2 hrs.
    Performance techniques of all percussion instruments and a survey of teaching materials and literature for percussion.
  
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    MED 737 - String Techniques and Materials

    2 hrs.
    A comprehensive survey of teaching techniques for stringed instruments; survey of teaching materials emphasizing pedagogy textbooks and method books.
  
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    MED 738 - Keyboard Techniques and Materials

    2 hrs.
    An examination of keyboard literature as it relates to the techniques and practices of piano instruction.
  
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    MED 739 - Vocal Techniques and Materials

    2 hrs.
    Techniques and procedures for teaching correct vocal production habits; examination of choral literature for secondary school and collegiate levels.
  
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    MED 740 - Music Education in the Elementary Schools

    3 hrs.
    An advanced course in the development of music education programs for children.
  
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    MED 745 - Music and Special Learners

    3 hrs.
    This course is directed toward developing competencies and understandings relating to non-music and music educational objectives in therapy and education.
  
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    MED 750 - Music in General Education

    3 hrs.
    An examination of the role of music in the general education of students throughout the educational system.
  
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    MED 755 - The Psychology of Music

    3 hrs.
    An examination of issues and theoretical positions in the areas of philosophy of music and of musical learning.
  
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    MED 756 - Evaluation and Guidance in Music Education

    3 hrs.
    The administration and interpretation of tests of musical talent and musical achievement.
  
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    MED 792 - Special Problems

    1-3 hrs.
    Investigation of specialized areas of interest. May be repeated.
  
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    MED 797 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a dissertation, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of dissertation but who are actively working on a dissertation, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester. Grading is Pass/Fail.
  
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    MED 825 - Doctoral Seminar in Music Education

    3 hrs.
    Orientation of doctoral study. Studies in the history and philosophy of music education.
  
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    MED 826 - Doctoral Seminar in Music Education

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): MED 825  Primary focus on advanced research methods, techniques, and procedures appropriate to the doctoral level of music education.
  
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    MED 828 - Administration of College and University Music Programs

    3 hrs.
    A practical course in the principles of administration, organization, and goals of music programs at the college or university level.
  
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    MED 898 - Dissertation

    12 hrs.

Music Performance Studies

  
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    MUP 571 - Chamber Music

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 572 - Chamber Music: Southern Chamber Winds

    1 hr.
    Ensemble devoted to reading, studying, and performing harmonie-music, i.e., original works for woodwind ensembles.
  
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    MUP 578 - Carillon

    1 hr.
    Participation by audition only. May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 579 - Covenant

    1 hr.
    Participation by audition only. May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 580 - Jazz Combo

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 581 - Orchestra

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 582 - Band

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 583 - Southern Chorale

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 584 - Jazz Lab Band

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 585 - Collegium Musicum

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 586 - Hattiesburg Choral Union

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 588 - University Singers

    1 hr.
    May be repeated
  
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    MUP 589 - Chamber Singers

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 590 - Opera Theatre

    1 hr.
    May be repeated.
  
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    MUP 596 - Steel Pan Orchestra

    1 hr.
    Steel Pan Orchestra or Steel Band consists of Steel drums and percussion.
  
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    MUP 601 - Piano

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 602 - Piano

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 604 - Harpsichord

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 605 - Harpsichord

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 611 - Organ

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 612 - Organ

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 614 - Flute

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 615 - Flute

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 617 - Oboe

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 618 - Oboe

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 620 - Clarinet

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 621 - Clarinet

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 623 - Saxophone

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 624 - Saxophone

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 626 - Bassoon

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 627 - Bassoon

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 629 - Horn

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 630 - Horn

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 632 - Trumpet

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 633 - Trumpet

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 635 - Trombone

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 636 - Trombone

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 638 - Euphonium

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 639 - Euphonium

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 641 - Tuba

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 642 - Tuba

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 644 - Violin

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 645 - Violin

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 647 - Viola

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 648 - Viola

    1-4 hrs.
  
  
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    MUP 650 - Cello

    1-4 hrs.
  
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    MUP 651 - Cello

    1-4 hrs.
 

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