Rhode Island College

2019-2020 Catalog


Music Education M.M.Ed.

Students who have completed an M.A.T. in music education at Rhode Island College cannot apply as a candidate for the M.M.Ed. program.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee. Graduate applications are available online at: www.ric.edu/graduatestudies/.
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  3. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in undergraduate course work.
  4. An official report of scores on the Graduate Record Examination or Miller Analogies Test.
  5. An official report of scores on the Praxis II Music: Content Knowledge Test (5113).
  6. Three letters of recommendation.
  7. A baccalaureate degree in music or at least 50 credit hours of music.
  8. Teacher certification in music.
  9. Evidence of musicianship.
  10. An interview.
  11. A plan of study approved by the advisor and appropriate dean.

Course Requirements

Foundations Component

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
FNED 502Social Issues in Education

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SPED 531Overview of Special Education: Policies/Practices

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Music Education

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUSE 501Research Techniques in Music Education

3

Spring (even years).
MUSE 502Perception, Assessment, and Evaluation in Music

3

Summer (odd years).
MUSE 525Advanced Studies in Music Education

3

Summer (odd years).
MUSE 566Seminar in Music Education

3

Fall (odd years).

THREE CREDIT HOURS OF COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUSE 480Workshop in Music Education

1-3

MUSE 503School Music Administration and Supervision

3

Summer (even years).
MUSE 592Graduate Thesis

3

As needed.

Applied Music

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 505Systems of Musical Analysis

3

Fall (even years).
MUS 560Seminar in Music Literature

3

Spring (even years).

FIVE CREDIT HOURS OF COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 508Applied Conducting

2

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MUS 521The Symphony

3

Fall (even years).
MUS 522Opera

3

Spring (odd years).
MUS 570-589Applied Music

2

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MUS 591Graduate Recital

0

As needed.

Note: MUS 591: Students electing this course must also enroll in at least two semesters of applied music, MUS 570–589.

Electives

FOUR CREDIT HOURS OF COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MUS 561-563Large Ensembles

0.5

Fall, Spring.
MUS 564-566Chamber Ensembles

1

Fall, Spring.
MUS 570-589Applied Music

2

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: A thesis/graduate project or recital is required of each student. Thesis/graduate projects vary. Topics must be approved by the departmental graduate committee. The recital is available only to students who clearly exhibit advanced musicianship. Recitals must also be approved by the departmental graduate committee.

Total Credit Hours: 36