An introduction to the basic elements of reading and writing music: scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords. Related skills in sight-singing, aural training, keyboard will also be introduced. 

Introduction to methods and techniques of teaching music to students ages 3-21, including the development of reading skills and beginning assessment skills. Introduction to the Ohio Curriculum model for music instruction.

An introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology. This course will examine the music of diverse cultures, with a special emphasis on non-western music, both traditional and popular. Social and cultural backgrounds of selected geographical regions will be explored in terms of their influence on musical traditions. Structured listening and performance experiences both in and out of the classroom will enable students to develop and expanded vision of musical style and expression.