This course will prepare the music education major for classroom teaching at the middle school and high school levels and will cover organization of a total sequential music program using content specified by NASM and Common Core Curriculum. A major component of the course will be the preparation and presentation of research projects and unit plans on multi-cultural music, jazz, twentieth century music and musical theater, correlated to the National Standards and Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. Teacher candidates will teach at least one of these units in the public schools. A five hour directed field-based experience is required. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Must be taken in the same semester as EDU 221 Field Experience II.