MUSI 5322. Philos & Theory of Mus Therapy. 3 Hours.
Students discuss the philosophical and theoretical foundation of the use of music in therapy. Philosophical positions in this course analyze "music therapy" as a career in professional helping. Characteristics of music therapy research, the nature of scientific evidence in music therapy, and a problem-management and opportunity-development approach to helping individuals through music are addressed. The Socratic method is used through interactive lecture and discussion.