Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current]

Program Learning Outcomes: Music/Music Education


Music (BA, BM, & Minor)

History, Theory, Analysis

  1. Conceptualize and perform music in its proper historical context.
  2. Be able to analyze harmony and other aesthetic qualities of music.
  3. Be able to research and write cogently about music.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to perceive and understand music aurally.

Music in Social and Cultural Contexts

  1. Have an understanding of the role of music in society.
  2. Participate in cultural experiences which will enlarge multicultural understanding.
  3. Possess an understanding of the responsibility of building the audiences of the future.

Performance and Musicianship

  1. Demonstrate advanced technical and artistic performance standards in their area of expertise.
  2. Have a wide range of performance experience of the highest level.
  3. Have a broad knowledge of literature in a wide variety of musical styles.

Piano Proficiency

  1. Play and accompany simple folk songs by ear, in any key.
  2. Transfer theory and skills concepts to the keyboard.
  3. Read at sight at the level of 4-part hymns.

Music Education (BM)

History, Theory, Analysis

  1. Conceptualize and perform music in its proper historical context.
  2. Be able to analyze harmony and other aesthetic qualities of music.
  3. Be able to research and write cogently about music.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to perceive and understand music aurally.
  5. A far-reaching exposure to and knowledge of literature in their area of expertise.
  6. Knowledge of multiple pedagogical approaches in their area of expertise.

Music in Social and Cultural Contexts

  1. Have an understanding of the role of music in society.
  2. Participate in cultural experiences which will enlarge multicultural understanding.
  3. Possess an understanding of the responsibility of building the audiences of the future.
  4. Contribute to the community and the profession through performances on a professional level.
  5. Promote appreciation of art music within the society.

Performance and Musicianship

  1. Demonstrate advanced technical and artistic performance standards in their area of expertise.
  2. Have a wide range of performance experience of the highest level.
  3. Have a broad knowledge of literature in a wide variety of musical styles.
  4. Demonstrate a level of technical and artistic proficiency that is on par for the national standards for success in graduate school.
  5. Have designed and executed musical events such as solo recitals with a level of professionalism that is on par for graduate study.
  6. Demonstrate a deep and broad understanding of the literature in their field.

Piano Proficiency

  1. Play and accompany simple folk songs by ear, in any key.
  2. Transfer theory and skills concepts to the keyboard.
  3. Read at sight at the level of 4-part hymns.

Master of Music Education (MME)

Students entering the master’s program will be expected to have achieved the prerequisite NASM and SUU undergraduate learning outcomes, and the additional learning outcomes below:

Performance and Musicianship

  1. expanded skills in conducting
  2. expanded skills in rehearsal techniques

History and Theory

  1. knowledge of music history on par with graduate-level national standards
  2. knowledge of music theory on par with graduate-level national standards

Teaching

  1. the ability to develop innovative curriculum
  2. innovative teaching methodologies