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MUSE 3215. Percussion Pedagogy (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. This course explores the most recent methods, teaching materials, and literature available for concert percussion pedagogy, focusing on elementary to advanced high school levels. The course includes laboratory teaching by class members and the creation of a complete high school percussion curriculum as a final project. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3216. String Bass Pedagogy (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. A study of technique, literature, and methods for teaching string bass. Course includes observation of bass lessons and laboratory teaching by the pedagogy student. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3217. Guitar Pedagogy (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. Guitar pedagogy and its application to the beginning student. Includes study of basic methods, observation and laboratory teaching. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3251. Brass Pedagogy 1 (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. Pedagogical knowledge of individual applied brass instrument teaching (either trumpet, horn, trombone, or euphonium/tuba) including student motivation, tone production, technique, articulations, transpositions, and a survey of repertoire and teaching materials. Observations of lessons are included. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3252. Brass Pedagogy 2 (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSE 3251. A continuation of MUSE 3251. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3261. Cello Pedagogy 1 (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. Cello pedagogy and its application to the beginning student. Observation of working with beginning student. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3262. Cello Pedagogy 2 (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSE 3261. Cello pedagogy and its application to the intermediate student. Observation and assisting with intermediate student. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3271. Woodwind Pedagogy (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. Observation of private teaching and discussion of teaching techniques, philosophy, and repertoire. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3281. Violin/Viola Pedagogy 1 (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. Violin/Viola pedagogy and its application to the beginning student. Observation of a beginner's class and private lessons. (Course fee required.)

MUSE 3282. Violin/Viola Pedagogy 2 (1-2-2) Prerequisite: MUSE 3281. Violin/Viola pedagogy and its application to the intermediate student. Observation of one intermediate private student, assisting with middle/elementary class, and giving private lessons under supervision. (Course fee required.)