Piano Pedagogy Certificate
General Music Core
|MUSC 1110||Music Theory I (Prerequisite: MUSC 1100 or grade C or higher on Music Department theory test ) 1||3|
|MUSC 1120||Music Theory II||3|
|MUSC 1130||Ear Training & Sight Singing I||1|
|MUSC 1140||Ear Training/Sight Singing II||1|
|MUSC 3630||Music History & Literature I||3|
|or MUSC 3640||Music History & Literature II|
|or MUSC 3650||Music History and Literature III|
Students may request to take the Music Theory test from the Music Department Chair or the test is offered on the first day of MUSC 1100. Students passing with a grade of C or higher may test out of the MUSC 1100 requirement.
|Complete four (4) credits, two from each of the following levels:|
|MUSC 1811R||Private Lesson I Major: Piano||2|
|MUSC 2811R||Private Lesson II Major: Piano||2|
|Complete 1 credit of each of the following ensembles:|
|MUSC 3870R||Piano Accompanying||1|
|MUSC 4433R||Piano Ensemble||1|
Piano Pedagogy and Literature
|MUSC 3865||Piano Pedagogy I||2|
|MUSC 3866||Piano Pedagogy II||2|
|MUSC 4665||Piano Literature I||2|
|MUSC 4666||Piano Literature II||2|
|MUSC 4892R||Independent Study (Student will work with the instructor to select and complete a project related to Piano Pedagogy)||2|
- Complete all coursework with a C or higher
- Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
- Investigate and critique the current and historical methods in teaching elementary and intermediate piano students.
- Evaluate and perform piano repertoire and technique for elementary and intermediate piano students.
- Design and apply teaching strategies for a given student using appropriate pedagogical skills and teaching applications.