BM in Music Performance with an Emphasis in Pedagogy
The mission of the Kean University Conservatory of Music as regards the Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance with an Emphasis in Pedagogy is to provide a rigorous and comprehensive program that prepares students for careers in performance and private studio music teaching. Further, the mission of this program is to provide students with a professional course of study in music performance and general musicianship sufficient to foster creative and artistic growth and a commitment to musical and personal excellence within a community of performing faculty and students.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
SLO1: demonstrate competencies in music performance.
SLO2: demonstrate competencies in musicianship—including aural skills, theory and analysis, repertory and history.
SLO3: demonstrate competencies necessary for success in teaching in one-to-one and small-group settings in the areas of performance and musicianship—including aural skills, theory and analysis, repertory and history.
SLO4: reflect a performer’s understanding of relevant historical matters and a performer’s knowledge of music repertoire in various genres and styles and from diverse cultures.
SLO5: demonstrate aural skills in sight-singing and ear training.
SLO6: perform works in recital representing various genres, styles, and cultures.
SLO7: rehearse and perform works, representing various genres, styles, and cultures, in both small and large ensembles.
* KU Student Outcomes: Kean University graduates should be able to:
1. Think critically, creatively and globally;
2. Adapt to changing social, economic, and technological environments;
3. Serve as active and contributing members of their communities; and
4. Advance their knowledge in the traditional disciplines (GE) and enhance their skills in professional areas (Prof. pgms)
**General Education Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcomes – Knowledge: Students will demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and content by:
(K1) applying the scientific method to comprehend natural concepts and processes;
(K2) evaluating major theories and concepts in social sciences;
(K3) relating historical references to literature; and
(K4) evaluating major theories and concepts in the fine arts.
Student Learning Outcomes – Skills: Students will demonstrate the skills necessary to:
(S1) write to communicate and clarify learning ;
(S2) communicate effectively through speech;
(S3) solve problems using quantitative reasoning;
(S4) think critically about concepts in multiple disciplines; and
(S5) show information literacy.
Values (GE-V): Students
will demonstrate personal, social and ethical responsibility as a part of
lifelong learning through:
(V1) personal responsibility;
(V2) ethical & social
(V3) active in social & civic
(V4) respect for diverse culture; and
(V5) lifelong learning