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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Community Music

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The Minor in Community Music is open to any Bachelor of Music degree student who is recommended by her/his applied teacher and approved by the music education faculty. Approval may be granted only after successful completion of MUED 100 (The Art of Teaching Music) and the selection of an emphasis within the minor. Possible emphases are Applied Instruction, Early Childhood/After-school Programs, and Youth (Church, Community) Ensembles. Individually-designed emphases may be approved as well.

Course Requirements (minimum 16 hours):

Required: MUED 100, 403; PSYCH 122; APST 260.

Choose at least one: MUED 300, 301.

Choose from the following to complete a total of at least 16 hours: APST 210, 211, 230, 234, 261, 262, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277; MUED 102, 103, 201; 206, 302, 303, 304, 305.

Non-Course Requirements:

Participation for at least one semester in an Oberlin ensemble open to the community (Musical Union, College-Community Winds, Collegium Musicum, Oberlin College Community Strings, Mandinka Ensemble, Javanese Gamelan, Performing the Music of India, Steel Band Ensemble) for zero to one credit. (Please check ensemble course descriptions for those offered for no credit.)

The Center for Service and Learning and the Music Education Division faculty can provide contact persons for locations at which field-based experiences might occur. Students will also need to request a sponsor from the Music Education Division.


The student must be a degree student in the Conservatory.

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