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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MUED 602 Sociological Foundations of Music Education

College of Performing Arts School of Music

3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

An intensive reading, research, and discussion course in the sociology of music education’s role in society. Students develop a basic understanding of the sociological functioning of music in society and how education in music should, but often does not, meet the greater society’s needs. Socialization in performing groups, group identity, and sociology of schools is studied. Current trends in US music education will be analyzed from a sociological perspective. Students will also develop basic sociological research and reporting skills. This course may be offered on-line.

Restricted to graduate students. Open to majors in the School of Music only.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: MUED*602, MMED*602