|Voice Pedagogy Practicum|
|CLASS CODE:||MUSIC 440||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A one to two-semester capstone course for Bachelor of Arts - Vocal students involving faculty-supervised incorporating private studio teaching and observational field experience.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Teaching strategies in the voice studio, administration of private vocal instruction, student assessment, and professional portfolio development.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Provide opportunity for advanced vocal students to teach beginning vocalists.
2. Improve teaching skills in a pracatical situations.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Maintain a successful one or two-semester private voice studio at the discretion of the director of Vocal Studies, complete a professional portfolio, observe and evaluate at least three successful private voice instructors, participate in weekly voice master class, and attend weekly seminar discussions with voice mentor.
|PREREQUISITES:||Must be a senior Bachelor of Arts: Vocal Music Major. Permission of the instructor is required. Some students may be asked to participate in one or two semesters during their senior year.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|