M.M. in Music Education - Orff-Schulwerk Concentration

School of Music
Cognate Requirements
MUE 500Methods & Materials Of Research3
Select 3 credits of music history (MHL) 13
Core Courses
MUE 503Philosophical Foundations Of Music Educ3
MUE 510Current Trends In Music Education3
Orff-Schulwerk Required Courses15
Select 15 credits in Orff-Schulwerk from the list below:
Orff-Schulwerk: Lev I Basic Musicianship 2
Orff Schulwerk: Level I Recorder
Orff Schulwerk: Level I Movement
Orff Schulwerk: Level II Basic Musicianship 2
Orff Schulwerk: Level II Recorder
Orff Schulwerk: Level II Movement
Orff Schulwerk: Level III Basic Musicianship
Orff Schulwerk: Level III Recorder
Orff Schulwerk: Level III Movement
Orff Schulwert: Recorder Ensemble
Orff Schulwerk: Movement
Orff Schulwerk: Instrumentarium Practicum
Concentration Electives3
Select 3 credits of 500-level concentration electives selected under advisement.
Free Electives3
Any 500-level course selected under advisement.
Comprehensive Exit Exam
MUE 582Orff-Schulwerk Final Project1
Total Minimum Credits Required34
1

If a student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MHL 501 PRIOR to satisfying this requirement.

2

If a student fails the Graduate Placement Test, they MUST take MTC 512 PRIOR to taking MUE 570 or MUE 573.

All students in M.M. programs in music education also must complete a comprehensive exit examination.  Students not holding Level I Certification in music education must complete prerequisite undergraduate work prior to admission into a graduate program that requires Level I Certification.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
SummerCredits
MUE Core (500, 503, or 510)3
Orff Level I (570, 571, 572)4
Free or Concentration Elective3
 Credits10
Year Two
Summer
MUE Core (500, 503, or 510)3
Cognate selected from Music History offerings3
Free or Concentration Elective3
 Credits9
Year Three
Summer
MUE Core (500, 503, or 510)3
Orff Level II (573, 574, 575)4
Free or Concentration Elective3
or Orff Supplemental Courses (579, 580, 581)
 
 Credits10
Year Four
Summer
Orff Level III (576, 577, 578)4
Free or Concentration Elective3
or Orff Supplemental Courses (579, 580, 581)
 
Comprehensive Exit Exam 
 Credits7