Oct 18, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue []

MUED 602 - Sociological Foundations of Music Education

3 credits
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 students enrolled in graduate programs. Open to majors in the School of Music only.