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.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
SummerCredits
MUE Core (500, 503, or 510) 3
Orff Level I (570, 571, 572) 4
Free or Concentration Elective 3
 Credits10
Year Two
Summer
MUE Core (500, 503, or 510) 3
Cognate selected from Music History offerings 3
Free or Concentration Elective 3
 Credits9
Year Three
Summer
MUE Core (500, 503, or 510) 3
Orff Level II (573, 574, 575) 4
Free or Concentration Elective 3
or Orff Supplemental Courses (579, 580, 581)
 
 Credits10
Year Four
Summer
Orff Level III (576, 577, 578) 4
Free or Concentration Elective 3
or Orff Supplemental Courses (579, 580, 581)
 
Comprehensive Exit Exam  
 Credits7
 Total Credits36