Do you have a love for music? Have you considered sharing this love for music?


Our music certification program provides professional musical training and pedagogical instruction to prepare you to work in elementary and high school settings. Courses emphasize pedagogical/musical skills, curricular development, and assessment.

Required Program Courses

MUSC 118 Percussion Methods 2
MUSC 111A, B Written Theory I 4
MUSC 112 A,B Aural Skills I 2
MUSC 120 A,B Fundamentals of Vocal Technique 2
MUSC 118 Percussion Methods 2
MUSC 127 A,B Classical Piano or Applied Minor 4
MUSC (varies) Ensemble 1
MUSC 1-- Applied Major 4
MUSC 211 A,B Written Theory II 2
MUSC 212 A,B Aural Skills II 2
MUSC 213 A,B Keyboard Harmony 2
MUSC 115 A,B Conducting I 2
MUSC 215A Violin Methods 2
MUSC 215B Cello/Bass
MUSC 315D High Brass 1
MUSC 315E Low Brass 1
MUSC 2-- Applied Major 4
MUSC (varies) Applied Minor 6
MUSC (varies) Ensemble 3
MUSC 303 A,B Woodwinds I,II 2
MUSC 311B Music in the Elementary School 2
MUSC 312 Music in the Secondary School 2
MUSC 315C Instrumental Lab 0
MUSC 318 A,B,C Vocal Literature 3
MUSC 322, 323 History of Music I,II 6
MUSC 3-- Applied Major 4
MUSC 412 Orchestration 2
MUSC 419 Conducting II 1
MUSC 421 Introduction to World Music 1
MUSC 4-- Applied Major 4
MUSC (varies) Senior Recital 0

Professional Education Requirements

EDUC 000 Field Experience
ongoing
EDUC 005D Practicum 1
EDUC 100/101
Introduction to Education
.5,.5
PSY 251
Developmental Psychology 3
EDUC 311 Educational Psychology
3
EDUC 411A
Effective Instruction in Secondary and K-12 Education
3
EDUC 414 Social Foundations 3
S ED 100 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities 3
S ED 300 Curriculum Adaptations (taken with student teaching)
3
S ED 367 Behavior and Classroom Management 3
EDUC 461 Methods, Materials and Assessment of ELL 3
EDUC 442 Student Teaching 9