Music Education

Teaching the beauty of music

The music education minor is designed for students who are elementary or secondary education majors. The minor consists of approximately 30 course credits emphasizing music learning theory and methodologies for early childhood, elementary, pre-band, secondary general music, and secondary performing groups. Music faculty teaching the courses have a broad range of experience in both public and Christian schools.

For more information, please be sure to also check out the catalog, the prospective musicians section, the music handbook, and the performing groups.

Other music minors at Maranatha

  • Piano Pedagogy
  • String Pedagogy
  • Arranging Music
  • Church Music

Required courses

Introductory Music Seminar0
Basic Music Literature3
Keyboard Skills 1 (remedial, may be met by proficiency)1
Aural Skills Foundations2
Intermediate Aural Skills1
Harmony 12
Harmony 22
Introduction to Music Technology2
Functional Piano Skills (may be met by proficiency)1
Repertoire Class (6 semesters)0
Late Classical - Romantic Music2
Knowing Early Childhood Music & Movement1
Knowing Middle Childhood Music & Movement1
Early Childhood Music & Movement1
Middle Childhood Music & Movement2
Elementary Conducting2
Primary Proficiency Lessons6