Conduct Your Classroom’s Talent
Explore Music Education
As you grow into your teaching education, you will work with your professors to further develop your passion for teaching music.
What's the Difference?
- Attend classes, meetings and labs within a preK-5 elementary school located right on our campus.
Learn from DWU’s amazing professors; our low student to teacher ratio provides valuable
one-on-one time with your mentors.
- Complete more than 300 hours of classroom experience.
- Design your unique one-semester student teaching capstone.
Music Education Courses
Where do you want to concentrate your efforts musically? Leading voices in song, instructing instruments or both? Talk about your options with your adviser. You will take a wide array of courses providing you with both the fundamentals of classroom teaching and the specific knowledge needed within your chosen specialty. Music Education students takes classes like:
MUS 342 Percussion Methods
MUS 242 Elementary Music Methods and Materials
MUS 116 Keyboard Skills I
MUS 216 Keyboard Skills II
MUS 115 Fundamentals of Music
SPD 470 Student Teaching K-12 Special Education
EDU 412 Adolescent Learners' Needs
Get to Know Your Professors
Become a teacher and learn from our fabulous teachers! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.
Ashley Digmann, Ed.D.
Clinton Desmond, DMA
Erin Desmond, M.M.Ed.
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Don't worry about being on your own. Experience a full semester of student teaching before you graduate! You’ll complete at least 300 hours in the classroom in our program, so you'll start your career after college with confidence. Engage in classroom activities with local students and learn with your peers under faculty supervision.