Music Education Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

ME 503: Early Childhood Music Education

3 credits

A survey of child development theories and the music acquisition process, birth to age nine. The influence of environment, play and movement on music acquisition will be studied through the examination of recent research, developmentally appropriate curricula, field observations and laboratory experiences.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Music Play A major curriculum for early childhood music!
Wendy Valerio
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 1579990274

A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children: 2013 Edition
Edwin Gordon
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579999667

ME 511: World Music

3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will provide a broad overview of musical traditions, styles, instruments and cultures from people around the world with the goal of informing curriculum design.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Teaching Music Globally – 2004 Edition
Campbell, Patricia Shehan
New York
Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195137804