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Graduate School - The University of Akron

Graduate School - The University of Akron

Graduate Studies 61• Cognate Electives:Select 6 credits with approval of adviser from courses within the School ofHome Economics and Family Ecology OR from a cognate area outside theSchool OR from a combination of the two.• Thesis or Project (select one):7400:6947400:699Master's ProjectMaster's ThesisTotalFamily Development Option• Core Courses:7400.60274006077400651Family 1n L1fe-Span PerspectiveFam1ly DynamicsFam1ly and Consumer Law• Option ElectivesSelect 12 credits from the following courses with approval of adv·1ser (if a coursehas been taken at the undergraduate level, other courses must be selected):7400:501 Family-Life Patterns in the Economically Deprived Home 27400:504 Adolescence in the Family Context 37400.506 Fam1ly Financial Management 37400:540 Family Crisis 37400:542 Human Sexuality 37400:545 Public Pol1cy and American Families 37400:546 Culture, Ethmcity and the Family 37400:596 Parent Educat1on 37400:601 Fami11es in TranSition 27400:603 Family Relationships in Middle and Later Years 37400:605 Developmental Parent-Child Interactions 37400:610 Child Development Theories 37400:688 Practicurn in Home Economics and Family Ecology 3• Cognate Electives:Select 7 credits with the approval of adviser from within the School of HomeEconomics and Family Ecology OR from a cognate area outside the School ORa combination of the two.• Thesis or Project (select one):7400:694 Master's Project 57400:699 Master's Thesis5Total40Food Science Option• Core Courses:7400 5757400.5767400:520AnalysiS of FoodDevelopments in Food ScienceExpenmental Fooos (if taken at the undergraduate level,choose 3 additional credits from option electives)3• Option Electives:Select 9-12 credit hours with the approval of adviser from among the following(if a course has been taken at the undergraduate level, other courses must beselected):3100.500325054074005747400.585740057074005037400 5247400:624740062574006885540Food Plants 2Spec1al Topics: Economicst\Norld Food Problems 4Cultural Dimens1ons of Food 3Sem1nar in Home Economics and Fam1ly Ecology (Food Science topic) 2-3The Food Industry: Analysis and Field Study 3Advanced Food Preparation 3Nutntion in the L1fe Cycle 3Advanced Human Nutrition I 3Advanced Human Nutntion II 3Practicum in Home Economics and Family Ecology 3• Cognate Electives:Select 5-8 credits with approval of adviser from the School of Home Economicsand Family Ecology OR from a cognate area outside the School OR from a combinationof the two.• Thesis or Project (select one):7400:694 Master's Project7400:699 Master's Thes1sTotalNote: Students in all of the options who are working on a master's thesis mayelect to take the course 7400:690 Thesis Research/Reading. This course will not,however, count as part of the required 40-42 credits in the program.333335540Nutrition and DieteticsA program of study IS offered leading to the Master of Science in Nutrition andDietetics. Students must meet the following admission requirements for acceptancein the program:• Meet the minimum GPA of 2.75 for four years of undergraduate study or 3.00for the last two years of undergraduate study.• Have completed the general Graduate Record Examination within the five yearspreceding the application and achieved a minimum total score of 1200 on thethree parts of the GRE.• Submit a letter of personal career goals.• Offer two letters of recommendation if desired.The graduate faculty of the School of Home Economics and Family Ecology mayrequire an interview with any applicantIn addition to the above, the student will be expected to comply with the followingrequirements:• Complete the course of study with a minimum of 40 credits. These credits willinclude:- foundation courses to prepare the student for research in home economicsand family ecology as a discipline;- core courses in the area of specialty;- electives selected from within the department or from another discipline tostrengthen student's professional goals. These courses will be selected inconsultation with and approval from the student's graduate faculty adviser.• Pass a written comprehensive examination over major and minor areas after thecompletion of at least 24 credits of graduate work.• Apply for advancement to candidacy upon successful completion of 25 creditsof graduate study, the written comprehensive examination, and an approvedprospectus for a thesis or project• Complete a thesis or a project The thesis option involves the design and evaluationof original research in an appropriately related area commensurate withthe student's background and area of pursuit The project option involves thedesign, development, implementation and evaluation of original and creativeprograms and/or resource materials. A written proposal for the thesis or projectoption cannot be submitted until the successful completion of a comprehensiveexamination.• Pass an oral examination covering the thesis or projectFoundation Courses• Required by all program options:7400·604 Onentation to Graduate Studies inHome Economics and Family Ecology7400:680 Historical and Conceptual Bases ofHome Econom1cs and Family Ecology7400:685 Research Methods in Home Economics and Family Ecology• Core Courses:7400:6247400:625Advanced Human Nutrition IAdvanced Human Nutrition IIElectives (9 to 12 credits required)Select with the approval of adviser from among the following. At least 2 coursesmust be selected from Biology (3100) or Chemistry (3150). If a nutrition coursehas been taken at the undergraduate level, it may not be used at the graduatelevel.3100:5613100:56231005653100:5843100:6703100 6863150:5013150:50274005207400:5247400:5747400 5767400:5807400:58274005877400:58874005897400640Human Physiology IHuman Phys1ology IICard1ac Phys1ologyPharmacologyMedical Physiology, Pathophysiology, and PharmacologyResearch 1n the Biology of AgingBiochemistry Lecture IBiochemistry Lecture IIExpenmental FoodsNutrition in the Life CycleCultural Dimens1ons of FooosDevelopments in Fo00 ScienceCommunity Nutrition I -LectureCommunity Nutrition II- LectureSports NutntionPracticum in DieteticsProfessional Preparation for DieteticsNutntion in Diminished HealthCognate Electives (8 to 11 credits required)Select with the approval of adviser from among the following or other coursesthat strengthen the student's goals.33334433333333333331-313

62 The University of Akron3470:6643850:6785600:6516500:6006500:602Statistics for the Health SciencesSoc1al GerontologyTechmques of CounselingManagement and Organizational Behav1orComputer Techniques for ManagementNote: The M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics is not a route to becoming a RegisteredDietitian IR.D.) Students interested in becoming R.D.s should contact the Schoolfor proper course selection, some of which can be done at the graduate level.MusicThe degree Master of Music is offered by the School of Music with options inmusic education, performance, composition, theory, music history and literature,and accompanying. Entrance requirements for each program are as follows:• The standard requirements for an undergraduate major in the area of proposedgraduate specialty or performance which the school director approves as equivalentto an undergraduate major.• The Graduate School's requirements for admission.• The performance and accompanying options requ~re an aud1tion on the student'smajor instrument/voice Please contact the coordinator of Graduate Studiesfor an audition time.• For the composition option, compositions representing the applicant's techniquesare required.• The options in music education, music theory, and music h1story and literaturerequire an interview with faculty in the appropriate area.The student should consult with the coordinator of Graduate Studies 1n Music foradditional information regarding the individualized nature of each optionFor the performance option in voice, a proficiency equal to two semesters eachof Italian, German and French are required for completion of the Master of MusicDegree in Voice Performance. If the student lacks background in any of these languages,auditing of undergraduate courses is required.After completion of all course work, the student must pass an examination coveringthe graduate program. This examination is individualized for each candidate'sunique program.Composition Option• Music core courses - eight credits (to be selected)7500:555 Advanced Conducting: Instrumental 27500 556 Advanced Conducting: Choral 27500:615 Mus1cal Styles and Analys1s I (Chant through Palestnna) 27500:616 Musical Styles and Analysis II (Baroque through early Beethoven) 27500:617 Musical Styles and Analys1s Ill (Late Beethoven through Mahler/Strauss) 27500:619 Theory and Pedagogy 2• Major requ~red courses- 21-23 credits:7500 601 Choral Lrterature 27500:618 Musical Styles and Analysis IV (20th Century) 27500:624 Music Hrstory Survey: 20th Century 27500.647 Master's Chamber Recrtal 17500·699 Master's Thesis 4-67510:6- Ensemble (partrcrpation rn two ensembles required) 27520:642 Applred Composrtlon 8• Additional music courses -zero to two credits.Graduate-level (music) courses, workshops, applied lessons (other than in composition)and/or advanced problems to be selected by the student and adviser.• Electives- three credits.To be selected by student and adviser. Areas include graduate-level courses inother disciplines. such as theatre arts, in which the student obtains permissionof instructor, or 7520:642 Applied Composition.Degree total: 34-36 credits.Music Education OptionThesis Option - 32 credits• Required Music Education Core Courses -13-15 credits7500.611 Foundatrons of Music Education7500:612 Practrces and Trends rn Music Educatron7500:614 Measurement and Evaluation in Mus1c Education7500:699 Master's Thesrs• Additional music/education courses - select 17-19 credits with approval musiceducation and graduate advisers7500:675 Semrnar in Musrc Educatron 1-37500:697 Advanced Problems in Music Education 2-8Topics may include: General Mus1c; Kodaly Pnncrples & Techniques.Chrldren's Choirs; Psychology of Musrc; Self-Esteem rn Musrc,Musrc Learning; Arrangrng; Choral Literature; Choral Methods,Instrumental Methods and Techniques; and Conducting.433333334-67500.59075205-/6-7510:6-7500:615/6187500:621/62451006-{7-52006-{7-5300:6-{7-Mus1c WorkshopsApplied Mus1cEnsembleMusrcal Styles and AnalysiSMusrc H1story SurveyEducatronal FoundationsElementary Educat1onSecondary EducationNon-Thesis Option - 34 credits• Required Music Education Core Courses- 9 credits7500:611 Foundations of Music Education7500:612 Practrces and Trends in Music Education7500:614 Measurement and Evaluatron in Mus1c Educatron• Additional music/education courses- select 25 credits with approval of musiceducation and graduate advisers7500:675 Semrnar in Musrc EducatiOn1-37500 697 Advanced Problems in Music Educatron2-875005907520'5-/6-7510:6-7500615/6187500 621/62451006-{7-52006-{7-53006-{700Topics may rnclude: general music; Kodaly Principles & Technrques;Children's Choirs; Psychology of Music; Self-Esteem in Music;Musrc Learnrng, Arranging; Choral Literature; Choral Methods;Instrumental Methods and Technrques; and ConductingMusic WorkshopsApplred Mus1cEnsembleMusrc Styles and AnalysrsMusrc History SurveyEducational FoundatronsElementary EducationSecondary EducationMusic History and Literature Option• Music core courses- eight credits (to be selected):7500:555 Advanced Conducting: Instrumental7500·556 Advanced Conducting: Choral7500:618 Musrcal Styles and Analysis IV (20th Century)7510:6- Ensemble (partrcrpation requrred rn two ensembles)7500:697 Advanced Problems in Music• Major required courses - 20-22 credits:7500:5517500 6217500:6227500:62375006247500:6257500:6977500 699Introduction to MusrcologyMusrc Hrstory Survey: Mrddle Ages and RenaissanceMusrc Hrstory Survey BaroqueMusrc History Survey: Classic and RomanticMusrc Hrstory Survey 20th CenturyGraduate Brblrography and Research rn MusrcAdvanced Problems in MusicMaster's Thesrs• Additional mus1c courses- two to four credits.• Graduate-level (music) workshops, applied music and/or courses to be selectedby the student and adviser.• A minimum reading proficiency in German is required. If a student lacks backgroundin this language, completion of undergraduate courses is required.• Electives -two to four credits.To be selected by the student and adviser. Areas include graduate-level coursesin other disciplines in which student obtains permission of instructor.Degree Total: 34-36 credits.Music Technology OptionThe Master of Mus1c, Mus1c Technology Option is designed to give the studentadditional exposure to the functional areas of music plus an advanced concentrationin music technology and related business. The program provides a frameworkof conceptual, technical and professional knowledge which will assist the studentin career opportunities of fields related to music technology. Students will leavethe program with a portfolio of tutorials, recorded works, and/or computer software.• Music core courses- six credits (to be selected):7500:555 Advanced Conductrng. Instrumental7500:556 Advanced Conductrng: Choral7500·615 Musrcal Styles and Analysis I7500:616 Musrcal Styles and Analysis II7500:617 Musical Styles and Analysis Ill7500:621 Music History Survey: Middle Ages and Renaissance7500:622 Musrc Hrstory Survey: Baroque7500:623 Music History Survey: Classic and Romantic7500:624 Music History Survey: 20th Century• Major required courses - 26-28 credits:7500:625 Graduate Bibliography and Research rn Music7500:553 Musrc Software Survey and Use7500:613 lnstructronal Programming 1n Music for the Microcomputer7500:618 Musrcal Styles and Analysis IV (20th century)2-62-61-22-42-42-43332-62-61-22-42-42-42222422222244-62222222222232

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