2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 240 - Music in Early Childhood

3 CR
This course will develop an understanding of the musical development of young children. The development of actual teaching skills in addition to theoretical knowledge will be an integral part of this course. These teaching skills will be developed through the required lab and field experience. [32-16-48]

General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Humanities and Fine Arts
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate their ability to identify and utilize the basic elements of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, form, texture and timbre).
  2. Assess and evaluate the historical, philosophical, psychological, and social foundations of early childhood education for demonstrating an understanding of how these foundations influence current thought and practice.
  3. Create a personal educational philosophy.
  4. Demonstrate a functional working knowledge of key developmental milestones for young children.
  5. Prepare a teaching demonstration that incorporates the various aspects of musical integration into a nonmusical focused setting.